Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 4th Jun 2009 11:57 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless The Palm Pre will hit the stores on Saturday, June 6, and it has a very important task to fulfil. Contrary to what the sensationlist media want you to believe, that task is not to dethrone the iPhone, but to save a flailing company. Palm requires for its very survival that the Pre and its brand-new operating system webOS is a success. CNet has taken the Palm Pre through its paces, and despite some flaws, they were quite pleased, especially on the software front. Update: Another review, from Engadget: "To put it simply, the Pre is a great phone, and we don't feel any hesitation saying that."
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RE[2]: Multitask & Battery Life
by kragil on Thu 4th Jun 2009 14:03 UTC in reply to "RE: Multitask & Battery Life"
kragil
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2006-01-04

Running in the background != multitasking

In theory tasks that run in the background can effect battery life. Practice has shown many times it doesn't effect battery life significantly.

And btw: I recently got my old MDA Compact (HTC Magician) back. It runs WinMo 2003. The UI is crap but I is able to multitask just fine. And battery life isn't effected by how many apps you run. They all just sleep when you don't use the phone.


Edit: Much better review:
http://www.engadget.com/2009/06/03/palm-pre-review/

Edited 2009-06-04 14:07 UTC

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