Goodbye Palm Operating System?
Tuesday 27 September 2005 @ 9:34 am
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Palm Has Designs on Microsoft Mobile

Palm Logo In a major shift in the PDA industry, Palm (Quote, Chart) is expected to announce today that its Treo 700 smartphone will be powered by the Microsoft (Quote, Chart) mobile operating system.

Palm President and CEO Ed Colligan, Microsoft Chairman and Chief Software Architect Bill Gates and Verizon Wireless CEO Denny Strigl are expected to make it official during a noon news conference at The Palace Hotel in San Francisco.

Read the full article here

— By Marco Pas     PermaLink

3 Responses to “Goodbye Palm Operating System?”

  1. Okke van 't Verlaat Says:

    Big news! Everyone with a smartphone and some programming genes already knew the microsoft platform is the platform of choice, and finally Palm recognized they where sitting on a dead end. Goodbye J2ME also??

  2. Marco Pas Says:

    I surely hope that J2ME dies.. I am not supposed to express that opinion but J2ME has never delivered the promise that was supposed to do. Maybe it is time to all switch over to .Net or PHP ;)

  3. Okke van 't Verlaat Says:

    Agree with your sweet deathwish. But maybe a J2ME disciple can prove we’re wrong …. Nah, don’t think so….

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