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[Update: Now available unlocked] Palm’s credit card-sized smartphone is now standalone

Palm is no longer the company it once was, with the brand getting passed around ever since it was purchased by TCL back in 2014. TCL is the company which also licenses out the Alcatel and BlackBerry branding, but they later sold the Palm brand to a startup in San Francisco. As a result, the...

Palm’s first Android phone has a tiny 3.3-inch display and requires another phone

In a rather interesting turn of events, the once highly coveted Palm technology company has just launched a new (yet tiny) Android smartphone. Seemingly called simply the Palm Phone, the device has a 3.3-inch display, is exclusive to Verizon Wireless, and requires you to have another phone. The device is not inspired by PalmOS, or...

Palm’s first Android phone may have a 3.3-inch display & 800 mAh battery

Those of you who are phone enthusiasts might remember Palm being a thing before the advent of Android as the most used mobile OS on the planet. Palm devices were pretty ahead of their time. They ran WebOS, which was a very capable operating system for smartphones: the UI/UX, designed and developed by then-rising Chilean...

Verizon is reportedly planning to launch a Palm-branded Android phone

It's interesting to see old phone brands that died down in popularity years ago have a revival, with BlackBerry and Nokia being two of the most famous examples here. These two smartphone brands are owned by different companies, TCL and HMD Global respectively. They are also experiencing contrasting reception in the smartphone market as sales...

The Palm Brand is Making a Return Next Year, According to TCL

Back in the day, Palm pioneered the concept of personal digital assistant (PDA) devices, largely considered the predecessor to smartphones. They've entered this market back in 1996 and achieved success with devices like the Palm TX and the Palm Pilot. With the Palm Pre, in 2009, they attempted to take on the rising Android and...