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The Rebirth of Palm Could Happen Later This Year

No, your calendar isn’t wrong—it’s not the year 2010. But if a report from Android Police is to be believed, the once legendary phone brand Palm is going to make a return to stores sometime in the second half of 2018, at least in the US. Read More >>

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The Nostalgia Tech Trend Is Bad 

At the Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona, we saw two formerly great smartphone brands— Nokia and BlackBerry — try to win their way back into consumers’ hearts with the relaunch of decidedly old-school gadgets. BlackBerry Mobile, whose name is licensed to Chinese electronics maker TCL, introduced its newest throwback the BlackBerry KeyOne, an Android phone that looks like an updated, more modern version of the BlackBerry 9900. Nokia, now run by HMD Global, just decided to straight-up bring back the 3310 form-factor, but with a colour screen, a camera, and crazy battery life. Read More >>

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Here’s a Look at LG’s Smart TV webOS Resurrection

Palm's webOS, once a dead-cert for smartphone OS supremacy, is tipped to be resurrected by LG at CES 2014 in a rather unlikely place -- a new line of the company's Smart TVs. And, thanks to Twitter leaker EvLeaks, we've got an early glimpse at what it will look like. Read More >>

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Why History Shows That BlackBerry is Doomed

If there was one word to sum up general opinion on the BlackBerry 10 launch, it would be 'meh'. There's a feeling that it's too little, too late. But we've been here before -- back in 2009, with Palm, and it seems that BlackBerry's going the same way. Read More >>

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The No-Hire Emails That Incriminate Apple, Google, Adobe and More

A court filing has just been made public which sheds light on the "no-hire" gentleman's agreements that have pervaded the tech industry — and reveals how Steve Jobs threatened litigation to prevent companies from stealing his staff. Read More >>

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Palm Reincarnated as Gram; Shifts Focus to Software, UX and the Cloud

The company behind The Little OS That Simply Couldn't, is changing form yet again. after being formerly dubbed by HP the (rather boring) webOS Global Business Unit, it is now emerging as a totally new and fresh identity called Gram, alongside a slight tilt in focus. Read More >>

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The 11 Biggest Missed Opportunities in Tech

The tech world is full of flops. This ain't them; some of these companies and their products were monstrously successful for a time; others never even had the high expectations and hype required for something to earn the title "flop". Read More >>

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Jon Rubinstein Is Leaving HP

Jon Rubinstein, the former Apple exec, godfather of webOS and CEO of Palm, has left HP, reports AllThingsD. The move isn't too surprising as the writing has been on the wall since he left HP's Palm unit last summer to move to a lesser role at HP's Personal Systems Group. [AllThingsD] Read More >>

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HP Insiders Claim WebOS Was Doomed From The Start

We're all well aware of the commercial problems that HP has endured with WebOS. But now, according to the New York Times, insiders have admitted that the software was doomed from the get-go. Read More >>

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Just Let webOS Die Already

HP's earnings were brutal this past quarter, sure. In response, new CEO Meg Whitman's clarion call to investors, repeated over and over again? We need to be more clear. We need to let you know what's going on. Read More >>

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Report: HP Still Doesn’t Know What to Do With webOS

So apparently newish HP CEO Meg Whitman has held an all-hands-on-deck meeting to discuss the fate of webOS, which is exactly the kind of meeting you have when your ship is sinking. The verdict, according to The Verge: uh, give us a few weeks. Perfect. Read More >>