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Palm Introduces the Foleo

Discussion in 'News' started by Easy Rhino, May 31, 2007.

  1. Easy Rhino

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    In between a smartphone and a laptop, Palm's new Foleo offers a nearly full sized keyboard, 10 inch display and comes with a word processor and spreadsheet. Unveiled on May 30th at the 'All Things D:' conference, Palm's founder Jeff Hawkins says it is most useful when combined with a smartphone. The Foleo runs on Linux, supports Bluetooth, WiFi and uses Opera as its browser.

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  2. ex_reven New Member

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    hmmm id prefer a laptop :)
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    a lot of industry experts think it will fail because just about everybody wants the functionality of a laptop and this Foleo thing seems like a crippled version of a nice laptop. of course its fairly inexpensive at 500 bucks after rebate according to Businessweek.
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    $500 for a typewriter :p
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    A very hackable typewriter, however. lol
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    Linux OS and Opera web browser. Sounds nice and that 10" screen is attractive.

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