"Palm's Linux-powered Foleo has potential, but only if Palm can
stop denying that the device is actually laptop, reckons Sascha
Segan of Gearlog. Palm has positioned the Foleo as a 'mobile
companion' for itinerant workers needing only email, document prep,
and PowerPoint capabilities.
"The Foleo has been pitched as a 'revolutionary product
category; ever since Palm began hiring Linux developers more than a
year ago. When Palm unveiled the device last month, it breathlessly
billed the Foleo as the first of a 'new class' of products likely
to go down in history as Palm's best-selling ever--more popular
than the Treo smartphone, and more popular than the original 'Palm
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