Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 26th Sep 2005 16:29 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless As expected, Palm has announced the Treo 700w, a Windows Mobile powered smartphone with a square 240x240 resolution. Top brass from Palm, Microsoft (including Bill Gates) and Verizon Wireless gathered in San Fransisco this morning to launch the device. Palm noted that this project has been in the works for, "a couple of years" and that it was one of the worst kept secrets in the industry. In addition, here (.pdf) are some Windows Mobile UI design tips and tricks. Update: Here is the official press release.
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hrm..
by helf on Mon 26th Sep 2005 23:33 UTC
helf
Member since:
2005-07-06

I was all upset over this as well.. But it would be nice to be able to run a ssh session, irc/aim/what not AND be able to do web searches all at once. I probably wont upgrade from my treo 600 for a long while.. Still sucks that they are going the windows route.

I really wish their was a properly multitasking Palm OS...

Maybe my next phone will be symbian powered ;)

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RE: hrm..
by collinm on Mon 26th Sep 2005 23:41 in reply to "hrm.."
collinm Member since:
2005-07-15

the next step for palm is using linux....

after that palm os will be multitasking

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RE[2]: hrm..
by CPUGuy on Tue 27th Sep 2005 14:25 in reply to "RE: hrm.."
CPUGuy Member since:
2005-07-06

Palm's CEO said they have no current plans for Linux or Symbian devices.

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RE: hrm..
by CPUGuy on Tue 27th Sep 2005 03:07 in reply to "hrm.."
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2005-07-06

They are mantaining both lines (WM and PalOS).

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