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Palm handhelds were Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) which ran the Palm OS.
On 28 April 2010 it was announced that Hewlett-Packard would acquire Palm for around US$1.2bn. Although HP kept the Palm brand initially, all new PDA devices announced at press announcement on February 9, 2011, were branded as HP devices, not as Palm devices.
Pilot was the name of the first generation of personal digital assistants manufactured by Palm Computing in 1996 (then a division of U.S. Robotics).
The prototype for the first Palm Connected Organizer was called “Palm Taxi”. The first two generations of PDAs from Palm were referred to as “Palm-Pilots”. Due to a trademark infringement lawsuit brought by the Pilot Pen Corporation, since 1998 handheld devices from Palm have been known as Palm Connected Organizers or more commonly as “Palms”.
The inventors of the Pilot were Jeff Hawkins, Donna Dubinsky, and Ed Colligan, who founded Palm Computing. The original purpose of this company was to create…

Palm Pre Preview: Simply Amazing

Here’s a long preview of the Palm Pre, the phone that’s making Palm actually worth your consideration again. More: continued…