Palm OS

Palm OS: I remember when

<a<img src="">Like many of you, I used a Palm device back in the day. This was back in 1998 when mobile phones were only good for m

Palm OS, she is dead

Palm CEO Ed Colligan just pulled the plug on Palm OS, destroying the hopes and dreams of millions of Palm lovers around the world. As a former Palm programmer, let me tell you that this news saddens y

Palm cutting jobs, slashing a hole in our heart

Palm is laying off an undetermined number of its 1,050 workers this week in an effort to stem the effects of the economy and Palm’s decreasing smartphone market share. While it’s not a sho

New Palm OS: ALP 3.0

Alright, folks. Here we go. This is the new Palm OS, fresh out of Access, the company that bought PalmSource during the Great Post-.Com Boom Palm Upheaval. The OS supports Linux applications along wit

Palm OSDos phones coming next year

Looking forward to new Palm phones? Well keep looking because we won’t have finished product until early next year. The new OS aka Nova should be hitting the streets around the holidays but ther

A 'fireside chat' with Palm's CFO reveals zilch about the new OS

I think we’re all pretty excited to see the new Palm OS. But no one at Palm seems to be willing to satisfy our curiosity by giving us even the smallest nugget of valuable information. Even in a

Palm OS on the iPhone Need to run the latest in obsolete hardware? Try this proof of concept app called StyleTap that emulates Palm OS on your iPhone. It’s not out yet, but jus

Smartphones Now: Palm OS Phones

Palm, as a company, should need no introduction. The chameleon of a technology company has changed hands more times than a Hilton’s phone number, and is used just as often, too. The company esse

Smartphones Now: Whither Palm?

My dad is an inveterate pack-rat and when I was home this weekend I was going through a copy of Bon Appetit from 2001. Don’t ask me why. On the back page was an ad for the Handspring Visor. It s

Welcome to Smartphones Now 2007

It’s that time of year again… Smartphones Now time! Smartphones Now is our annual discussion of all things smartphones and will detail the ins and outs of a turbulent and exciting year, a

Palm OS apps on Nokia tablet in action: Video

That whole thing where you can run Palm OS apps on Nokia internet tablets, like the N770, 800, and the new 810? It’s not fake, and it seems pretty kickass. Above you see a photo of the VM in act

Heads Up: SlingPlayer Mobile For Palm OS Now Available

Those of you who top-rock a Treo 700p should take note that SlingPlayer for Palm OS is now available for download to the public. The software is currently in beta-testing and is available for anyone t

Access Renames Palm OS, Fanboys Look On Accusingly

, has made yet another move to make Palm fanboys cry: The Palm OS is now called the Garnet OS. WTF. This means that the last vestiges of the operating system that started the modern handheld and smart

Imitation Is King: iPhone Skins Appear For WM 5.0, Palm OS

Looks like people are already attempting to imitate the iPhone. A Windows Mobile skin that resembles the iPhone’s interface has been released but quickly taken down thanks to Apple’s crack

ACESS Announces ALP Delayed Till '07

Palm OS and cell phone developers have been waiting patiently for ACCESS to release the development environment for ALP, or ACCESS Linux Platform, the company’s successor to the aging Palm OS. A

Symbol Dropping Palm Like A Bad Habit

Sorry Palm, but no one likes you anymore. Yet another company is dropping development for Palm OS. Symbol Technologies announced last week that as of January 2007, it would no longer be shipping Palm

Smartphones Now: Palm OS

Though it sits behind RIM and its BlackBerries in market share in the US, the Palm OS is still a powerful operating system that is favored by many users who swear by its reliability and ease of use. F

PalmSource to Change Name to Access

PalmSource, the manufacturer of the Palm OS, is undergoing yet another name change. Access, the Japanese mobile software maker and parent company of PalmSource, is apparently absorbing the company int