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Palms are best but they are 'too dull'

Ken So Kwok-yin. Photo: Edmond So

There should be a balance between aesthetics and functionality when choosing trees for streets and roads in the city, tree specialists say.

Monday, 25 February, 2013, 5:27am

Smart money

Palm has released the Centro, a budget smartphone designed for traditional mobile phone users looking for a better and more affordable way to manage online personal data.

16 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Palm taps China providers to push smart phone sales

Mobile device maker Palm is aiming for a breakthrough in China this year as it increases sales efforts through mainland service providers and distributors.

Palm, based in California's Silicon Valley, will make a US$25 million, six-month worldwide marketing campaign for its new generation of smart phones.

2 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Keep data on all your devices synchronised, secure and available

Re: Longevity of formats a long-term headache (South China Morning Post, February 14, 2006). When you set up Palm on your computer, you have an option to synchronise the handheld with either the Palm system on your desktop, or Outlook. I did the latter, and I think this can be transferred quite easily ...

Judith Mackay

Clear Water Bay

28 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

In touch

Indulging in romantic liaisons could get tricky when Valentine's Day falls during the working week. That should not be a problem today for the Palm TX Handheld user. The personal digital assistant's Wi-fi connection and built-in browser puts you in touch with your significant other via e-mail at airports, cafes or hotels.

14 Feb 2006 - 12:00am


In the boardroom or the classroom, the Tungsten E2 offers more than enough room to hold your calendar, contacts, applications, photos, audio files and documents. The new palmOne personal digital assistant has a fast 200-megahertz Intel XScale processor to run demanding business programs. It offers 26 megabytes of storage capacity and 32MB of non-volatile flash memory.

6 Sep 2005 - 12:00am


Mobile computing specialist Palm last week announced the Chinese-language version of its Treo 650 smartphone. Priced at $5,480, the updated handset allows users to switch between Chinese and its native English interface. It comes with the widely used CJKOS character display and handwriting input system which supports both traditional and simplified Chinese characters.

26 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

No strings

People say that the best things in life are free. Money, obviously, cannot buy the most important things but how about a little less muddle for no extra cost? Managing mobile phone calls without tangled headset wires would be a boon and handheld communications systems firm palmOne wants people to consider its Treo 650 Bluetooth headset.

26 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

New gear


2 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

Japanese monster crashes PalmOne evangelical meeting

Thumbing its nose at cynics who say the handheld market is on the way out, PalmOne last week unveiled multimedia upgrades for its range of Zire personal digital assistants.

It took PalmOne a long time to accept Bluetooth, but now it is becoming standard in all of its products. But PalmOne still has a little to learn about security.

4 May 2004 - 12:00am


RACE ONE, RATED 40-0 (C5), 1,200 METRES

17 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

This time Marauding can make his mark

A quality day of racing at Sha Tin today will be highlighted by a live simulcast of the Japan Cup - one of the toughest races on the global calendar. Finding a winner there may be tough but a local galloper with a Japanese connection, Francis Lui Kin-wai's Lucky Marauding in the fifth event, could be the one to provide a dividend.

30 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

Group Sense prevails in fast-changing market

Instant-Dict maker turns around as it moves up the value chain with functional PDAs

Company turnaround stories are always good to find, especially when they concern Hong Kong firms competing against global heavyweights.

21 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

Palm takes first add-on digital camera to market

Palm has always tended to depend on partners to wheel out new add-ons for its personal digital assistants. But while the strategy has encouraged some excellent accessories, it does not always work.

28 Oct 2003 - 12:00am

Cheaper PDA duo perfect for bargain hunters

PDA vendors are pumping out the new models in the build-up to Christmas. Palm has released three new Tungstens (more on them next week), but it is only selling two of the three in Hong Kong. In response, Sony pushed out a couple of affordable entry-level units to compete with the new Palms.

14 Oct 2003 - 12:00am