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Palm with Linux at Las Vegas Show

Jan 12, 2009, 15:35 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Uli Bantle)

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"Palm has added its contribution to mobile platforms. The WebOS is based on a Linux kernel, according to a Palm spokesperson's response to a Linux Magazine Online query, although they're keeping specifics close to the chest. To be sure, the user interface will likely involve the CSS, XHTML and JavaScript web technologies.

"Much like the Android system currently offered exclusively by T-Mobile on its G1, WebOS keeps a consistent online presence: calendars, mail and contacts are kept up to date. Palm's Pre brings these components together using its Synergy feature through a 3.1" touch screen with 24-bit color depth and 320x480 resolution. Like the Android, a full keyboard slides out."

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