The Palm Pre 2 has just launched in the U.S. Rather than going through a carrier, it is being offered by HP directly to the public. Like its predecessor, this webOS-based smartphone has a sliding keyboard and a 3.1-inch display.
The Palm Pre 2 debuted in Europe last month, but the latest webOS-based smartphone is not yet available in the United States. That's going to change soon, as HP says that it is going to start taking pre-orders for this model in a few days.
The recently-announced Palm Pre 2 is soon going to be available from Verizon Wireless, but the product manager at HP says this won't be the only option. The latest webOS smartphone will also be sold directly to the public as an unlocked device for GSM networks.
HP is working on at least four new smartphones running the webOS as well as a tablet based on this operating system, according to information leaking out of Asia. All of these are going to debut next year.
Adobe said today that versions of its Flash player are headed for all of the major smartphone operating systems. When available, these will allow a wide range of mobile devices to use Flash-enabled websites.
Verizon has committed to offering the Palm Pre 2, but has not yet said when this will happen. An unconfirmed report indicates that the debut of the first webOS 2.0-based smartphone is going to be just under three weeks from now.
HP has just taken the wraps off the Palm Pre 2, which will be the first smartphone running webOS 2.0. This is going to be a moderately updated version of its predecessor, with a sliding keyboard and HVGA touchscreen.
Verizon has started a new program aimed at letting customers dispose of a phone in an environmentally sound way while also benefiting community programs and giving credit toward a new phone or phone bill.
Information leaking out of Verizon Wireless indicates that this carrier is going to release the Palm Pre 2 in the near future. As its name suggests, this is expected to be a moderately updated version of its predecessor.
A European wireless carrier has jumped the gun by announcing many of the details of the Palm Pre 2. This device, which will apparently be the next smartphone running HP's webOS, will be a moderately updated version of its predecessor.
AT&T has unveiled its first round of smartphones running the new Windows Phone 7. The Samsung Focus is the model in this lineup that puts the greatest emphasis on its display, which will be a 4-inch, Super AM-OLED touchscreen.
A quality assurance company based in Europe says that a new webOS-based device is coming from HP which will probably be the replacement for the aging Palm Pre.
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