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Encyclopedia > Palm Inc
Palm, Inc. logo, 2005
Palm, Inc. logo, 2005

Palm, Inc. is a personal digital assistant manufacturer headquartered in Sunnyvale, California that is responsible for popular products such as the Zire, Tungsten PDAs, Treo smartphones and the LifeDrive. Previous product lines include the Palm Pilot, Palm III, Palm V and Palm VII. While most of their devices run Palm OS, a recent edition of the Treo runs Windows Mobile. Image File history File links Newpalmlogo_L.jpg Summary Brand new Palm Inc. ... Image File history File links Newpalmlogo_L.jpg Summary Brand new Palm Inc. ... palmOne Tungsten T5 Hp Ipaq HX2495 Personal digital assistants (usually abbreviated to PDAs) are handheld devices that were originally designed as personal organizers, but became much more versatile over the years. ... Location Location of Sunnyvale within Santa Clara County, California. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... The Zire Series is Palm, Incs brand of Consumer-Grade Personal Digital Assistants // Background/Overview The lower-end models emphasize price — Palms original Zire model was the first PDA under $100 from a major manufacturer — and the higher-end models emphasize multimedia capacity, including features like cameras and... Palm Tungsten T5 The Palm Tungsten Series is Palm, Inc. ... palmOne Tungsten T5 Hp Ipaq HX2495 Personal digital assistants (usually abbreviated to PDAs) are handheld devices that were originally designed as personal organizers, but became much more versatile over the years. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... A smartphone is any electronic handheld device that integrates the functionality of a mobile phone, personal digital assistant (PDA) or other information appliance. ... The LifeDrive is a handheld device produced by Palm, Inc. ... An early model - the Pilot 5000 The Palm m130 was one of the first Palms with a colour screen Pilot was the name given to the first generation of personal digital assistants manufactured by Palm Computing in 1996 (then a division of U.S. Robotics and later 3Com). ... Palm OS is a compact operating system developed and licensed by PalmSource, Inc. ... Windows Mobile is a compact operating system combined with a suite of basic applications for mobile devices based on the Microsoft Win32 API. Devices which run Windows Mobile include Pocket PCs, Smartphones, and Portable Media Centers. ...

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History

Palm, Inc. Logo During The 3Com Ownership 1996-1999
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Palm, Inc. Logo During The 3Com Ownership 1996-1999

Palm Computing, Inc. was founded in 1992 by Jeff Hawkins, Donna Dubinsky, and Ed Colligan, later co-inventors of the Palm Pilot. The company was started to create a PDA for consumers, called the Zoomer. The devices were manufactured by Casio and marketed by Tandy, while Palm provided the PIM software. The Zoomer failed commercially, but Palm managed to survive through selling synchronization software for HP devices, and the Graffiti handwriting recognition software for the Apple Newton MessagePad. 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Jeff Hawkins (born June 1, 1957 in Long Island, New York) is the founder of Palm Computing (where he invented the PalmPilot) and Handspring (where he invented the Treo). ... Donna Dubinsky (born July 4, 1955) has played an integral role in the development of personal digital assistants (PDAs) serving as CEO of Palm, Inc. ... Casio Computer Co. ... Tandy Corporation is the former name of the parent company of RadioShack Corporation, a Fort Worth, Texas-based company best known for its RadioShack electronics stores. ... A personal information manager (PIM) is a type of application software that functions as a personal organizer. ... The Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE: HPQ), commonly known as HP, is a very large, global company headquartered in Palo Alto, California, United States. ... A chart of the Graffiti characters (full size) Graffiti is the handwriting recognition software used in PDAs based on the Palm OS. Graffiti was originally written by Palm as an alternate recognition system for the Apple Newton MessagePad, when NewtonOS 1 couldnt recognize handwriting very well at all. ... It has been suggested that on-line handwriting recognition be merged into this article or section. ... The Apple Newton MessagePad The Apple Newton, or simply Newton, is an early line of personal digital assistants developed, manufactured and marketed by Apple Computer from 1993 to 1998. ...

Palm, Inc. logo, 2003
Palm, Inc. logo, 2003

The company was acquired by U.S. Robotics Corp. in 1995. In June 1997, Palm became a subsidiary of 3Com when U.S. Robotics was acquired by 3Com. In June 1998 the founders became unhappy at the direction in which 3Com was taking the company, they left and founded Handspring. 3Com made the Palm subsidiary an independent, publicly traded company on March 2, 2000, and it was traded on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol PALM. Palm Inc. ... Palm Inc. ... U.S. Robotics (popularly nicknamed USR), based in Schaumburg, Illinois and founded in 1976, is a company that makes computer modems and related technologies. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 3Com (NASDAQ: COMS) is a manufacturer best known for its computer network infrastructure products. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Handspring was a maker of Personal Digital Assistants using the Palm OS operating system. ... A public company is a company owned by the public rather than by a relatively few individuals. ... March 2 is the 61st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (62nd in leap years). ... This article is about the year 2000. ... NASDAQ (originally an acronym for National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations ) is a U.S. electronic stock exchange. ... A stock symbol or ticker symbol is a shorthand code used to uniquely identify shares of a publicly-traded corporation on a particular stock market. ...

palmOne, Inc. logo, 2004)
palmOne, Inc. logo, 2004)

In August 2003, the hardware division of the company merged with Handspring, was renamed to palmOne, Inc. and traded under the ticker symbol PLMO. The software division became PalmSource, Inc.; the Palm trademark was held by a jointly-owned holding company. ImageMetadata File history File links Palmonesm. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Palmonesm. ... 2003 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December A timeline of events in the news for August, 2003. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... PalmSources Logo PalmSource, Inc. ...


In April 2005 palmOne purchased PalmSource's share in the 'Palm' trademark for US$30 million [1]. In July 2005, palmOne launched its new name and brand reverting to Palm, Inc. and trading under the ticker symbol PALM once again. 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


On January 4, 2006 Palm released the Palm Treo 700w, the first Windows Mobile-powered Treo in a partnership with Verizon and Microsoft. January 4 is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Palm Treo 700w is a combination PDA/cell phone officially announced on September 26, 2005. ... Windows Mobile is a compact operating system combined with a suite of basic applications for mobile devices based on the Microsoft Win32 API. Devices which run Windows Mobile include Pocket PCs, Smartphones, and Portable Media Centers. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... This article or section should include material from Bell Atlantic This article or section should include material from GTE Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) is a local exchange telephone company formed by the merger of Bell Atlantic, a former Bell Operating Company, and GTE, which was the largest independant local exchange... The Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT, HKSE: 4338) is a multinational computer technology corporation with 2005 global annual sales of US$39. ...


List of PDA models

Current models

The Z22 is one of the first of Palm, Inc. ... Palm Tungsten T5 The Palm Tungsten Series is Palm, Inc. ... The T|X is a is a personal digital assistant produced by Palm, Inc. ... The palmOne Treo 650 is a combination hybrid PDA/cellphone officially announced on October 24, 2004 as the successor to the companys hugely successful Treo 600. ... The LifeDrive is a handheld device produced by Palm, Inc. ... The Palm Treo 700w is a combination PDA/cell phone officially announced on September 26, 2005. ... The Palm Treo 700p is a smartphone announced on May 15, 2006. ...

Discontinued models

The following PDAs are no longer in production.

Discontinued Model Replacement model
Pilot 1000 Zire 31
Pilot 5000 Zire 31
PalmPilot Personal Zire 31
PalmPilot Professional Zire 31
Palm III Zire 31
Palm IIIe Zire 31
Palm IIIx Zire 31
Palm IIIxe Zire 31
Palm IIIc Zire 31
Handspring Visor Zire 31
Palm V Tungsten E2
Palm Vx Tungsten E2
Palm VII Treo 700p
Palm VIIx Treo 700p
Palm m100 Zire 31
Palm m105 Zire 31
Palm m125 Zire 31
Palm m130 Zire 31
Palm m500 Tungsten E2
Palm m505 Tungsten E2
Palm m515 Tungsten E2
Palm i705 Treo 700p
Tungsten E Tungsten E2
Tungsten T Palm TX
Tungsten T2 Palm TX
Tungsten T3 Palm TX
Tungsten T5 Palm TX
Tungsten W Treo 700p
Zire Z22
Zire 21 Z22
Zire 71 Zire 72
Handspring Treo 90 Treo 700p
Handspring Treo 180 Treo 700p
Handspring Treo 180g Treo 700p
Handspring Treo 270 Treo 700p
Handspring Treo 300 Treo 700p
Treo 600 Treo 650/700p
Treo 650 (CDMA only) Treo 700p

Pilot The U.S. Robotics Pilot 1000 was a PDA produced by Palm Inc (then a subsidiary of U.S. Robotics, explaining the branding), introduced in March 1996. ... The Palm III is the first PDA in the Palm III lineup and is also Palm Computings first handheld to support infrared file transfer and a Flash ROM based operating system. ... The Palm IIIe was released in 1999 just breifly after the more expensive and more advanced Palm IIIx. ... The Palm IIIx was released in 1999 just breifly before the scaled down Palm IIIe was introduced into the marketplace. ... The Palm IIIxe, alongside the Palm IIIc was the last of the Palm III series. ... The Palm IIIc was the first color palm handheld ever. ... A handspring is a gymnastic feat where the gymnast leaps forward from a standing position into a handstand and then onto his feet. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Palm m125 is a Palm OS based personal digital assistant (or PDA). ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... The Palm m500 series of handheld personal digital assistants consisted of three devices: the Palm m500, Palm m505, and Palm m515. ... The Palm m500 series of handheld personal digital assistants consisted of three devices: the Palm m500, Palm m505, and Palm m515. ... The Palm m500 series of handheld PDAs consisted of three devices: The Palm m500, the Palm m505 and the Palm m515. ... The Palm i705 was an upgrade from the last series of Palms to use the (now discontinued) Palm. ... The palmOne Tungsten E is a handheld Personal Digital Assistant (PDA). ... The Tungsten T (also known as M550) is a PalmOS-based PDA by palmOne in the Tungsten family. ... Tungsten T2 is a PDA and the second model of PalmOnes Tungsten T series products and uses a 320x320 LCD. It supports more RAM to 32M bytes than its previous model Tungsten T. It replaced the display of Tungsten T with a TFT to increase the display effect in... Palm, Inc. ... The Tungsten T5 is a Personal Digital Assistant made by palmOne, Inc. ... The Tungsten W is PalmOnes first color screen smartphone. ... The Palm Zire series of PDAs is Palms consumer line. ... The Palm Zire series of PDAs is Palms consumer line. ... The Zire Series is Palm, Incs brand of Consumer-Grade Personal Digital Assistants // Background/Overview The lower-end models emphasize price — Palms original Zire model was the first PDA under $100 from a major manufacturer — and the higher-end models emphasize multimedia capacity, including features like cameras and... The palmOne Treo 600 is a smartphone, combining a color Palm OS PDA with a regular sized mobile phone. ... The palmOne Treo 650 is a combination hybrid PDA/cellphone officially announced on October 24, 2004 as the successor to the companys hugely successful Treo 600. ...

See also

PalmSources Logo PalmSource, Inc. ... Palm OS is a compact operating system developed and licensed by PalmSource, Inc. ... Handspring was a maker of Personal Digital Assistants using the Palm OS operating system. ... A chart of the Graffiti characters (full size) Graffiti is the handwriting recognition software used in PDAs based on the Palm OS. Graffiti was originally written by Palm as an alternate recognition system for the Apple Newton MessagePad, when NewtonOS 1 couldnt recognize handwriting very well at all. ... This is a list of PalmOS devices, and companies that make, or have made, them. ... palmOne Tungsten T5 Hp Ipaq HX2495 Personal digital assistants (usually abbreviated to PDAs) are handheld devices that were originally designed as personal organizers, but became much more versatile over the years. ...

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