Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 8th Jan 2009 21:14 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Palm announced today the Palm Pre, the company's next generation Linux-based web tech-enabled operating system. It has a fast CPU, Wifi, Bluetooth with A2DP support, removable battery, 3.1" touchscreen 480x320 LCD, gesture-enabled UI at the bottom half of the phone's body, 3 MP camera with LED flash, multi-touch, accelerometer, slide-out keyboard, GPS, EVDO, and an impressive, fresh UI. Sprint will be the first carrier to sell the smartphone, at the first half of 2009. ArsTechnica has a nice write-up too.
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RE[2]: If only---
by ricegf on Fri 9th Jan 2009 18:21 UTC in reply to "RE: If only---"
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Not a'tall. I use Python on my N800 quite a lot, and performance is good enough even for animated games such as for example. I suspect Ruby (and Python) would run just fine on Pre - if Palm is smart enough to permit it.

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