Palm’s Linux smartphone debuts

“The Palm Pre is available from a variety of stores for $200
with rebate, after a two-year service contract, and at Best Buy the
rebates are said to be instantly redeemable, says the story in our
sister publication, eWEEK.. The Palm Pre’s launch was met with
crowds of prospective shoppers in some locations, although not as
large as for previous iPhone launches, says the story.

“Meanwhile, the story links to glowing reviews in the New York
Times and the Wall Street Journal, with the former calling it
“elegant, joyous.” (Yes, smartphones are now covered like movies,
and the Pre may end up being the feel-good movie of the year — a
down and out former contendah fighting its way back to glory. If
Mickey Rourke isn’t available, see if we can get Sly


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