Wireless charging, much like many other technologies that find their ways into the hands of the everyday consumer has a long and unspectacular past. First attempted, at least in the public sphere, in the early 1900’s by one Nikolas Tesla, whose many brilliant ideas and even more spectacular failures (this being one of them) coloured a rather interesting period in innovation and developments for consumer-facing products. The idea was revived in the mid-2000’s by a number of independent individuals working out of MIT, Jeff Lieberman and Marin Soljacic and team. Wireless power transmission is a bit of a misnomer as wires are almost certainly involved in nearly every step of the way with the sole exception being the wire usually linking the power supply to the “sink” which is the device using the power in the first place.
The HP Pre 3 looks pretty similar to the earlier version of the Pre clan but it packs a lot of power this time. The Pre 3 is powered by a 1.4 GHz CPU and has a 3.58 inch display. We had a chance to get our hands on the Pre3 along with the Veer and Touchpad last week at MWC in Barcelona Continue reading “HP Pre 3 Live Pics”
The HP Veer is the most tiny smartphone we are seen in recent times and it runs webOS and almost identical specs wise to the Pre 3 apart from the smaller display and keyboard. We loved the Sony X10 Mini and Pro and we are surely loving the form factor of the Veer. The Veer was announced on Feb 9th in USA and we got a chance to play with this handset during MWC in Barcelona
HP has launched Pre 3, with powerful internal specifications than its previous models. HP Pre 3 runs on WebOS 2.2, which packs a 1.4 GHz Qualcomm MSM 8×55 processor. HP has yet to disclose the actual pricing and exact release date of Pre 3. Meanwhile do checkout the technical specifications of the phone. Continue reading “HP Pre 3 Specs”
The Apple iPhone competitor from Palm has finally arrived in the UK. The Palm Pre is now available in the UK on the O2 network.
You can get the Palm Pre on a two year contract for 34.26 pounds (56 US $) a month. The plan allows unlimited data, 600 talktime minutes and 500 text messages. You can also opt for other contract plans like the 18 month plans but the pricing policies change. Continue reading “Palm Pre Released on O2 UK!”
While we told you Palm Pre is coming soon to India , we are yet to hear from them about the official launch date.The GSM Version certainly does exist as it was spotted at MWC in Barcelona and also in Vietnam. Here are some pics of the CDMA version for now.
The phone is really small and can be used without opening the keypad. But if you need o type , you need to slide out the QWERTY keyboard. The screen is a gorgeous 320×480 pixels
We are really excited about the Palm Pre and about WebOS . Its a great looking phone with great features.Good news is that we spotted the Pre on Palm India’s Homepage and also the Pre has a product page on it’s India website.