Daily Archives: February 9, 2011

Think Beyond Palm

Think Small. Think Big. Think Beyond.

But don’t think Palm. That brand name is now gone:


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HP’s Think Beyond: First Impressions

1) Who wants to wait until Summer?! The new HP boss said announcements would happen when devices were ready to ship. That should be a matter of weeks, not seasons.

2) By the time the Pre 3 comes out, Apple will have slaughtered it with the iPhone 5 PR and ads.

3) By the time the HP TouchPad arrives, probably ten million more iPads will have been sold — of the iPad 2! And who knows what the many Android tablet makers are ready to spring at MWC just next week!

4) What? No prices mentioned at all? So you’ve failed Advertising 101: When and How Much!! Join Motorola in FAILville.

Beyond this, I will STFU. I tried to follow live coverage via both Engadget and PreCentral. This was barely above the level of the telegraph. I need to see the full video when it’s available from HP.

So standby for more.

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This Is Amazon


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This is from 2009. The source website can’t be called up, so perhaps I’m safe in using it.

I wonder how it’s grown since?

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It Always Wins

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ACCESS To Make Digital Publishing Announcement

ACCESS Showcases Solutions for the New Mobility at Mobile World Congress 2011

Among the list:

e-Publishing [Digital Publishing Solution for Android OS/iOS]

ACCESS will also introduce the ACCESS™ Digital Publishing Ecosystem, a new digital publishing service and technology ecosystem for Android™ OS and iOS devices for global markets. The ACCESS Digital Publishing Ecosystem provides publishers with a comprehensive and cost-effective solution that enables them to reach and engage users with enhanced digital publications in a powerful native application format. The centerpiece will be demonstrations of iBunko, Japan’s most popular e-book reader application, store and bookshelf features and NetFront™ magazine viewer.

ACCESS hasn’t made any publishing noises since 2009: ACCESS Announces NetFront™Book Viewer EPUB Edition v1.0

Nokia needs a new OS. They might want to think about buying up ACCESS. That would be a trip. Nokia owning legacy Palm OS!

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Ignore Me At Your Peril

Everyone is shocked, shocked at gambling in Casablanca by the admission of Nokia that it’s in a death spiral.

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