Jon Rubinstein says that Palm has "great roadmap in place"

Jon Rubinstein says that Palm has "great roadmap in place"
With all the talk about Android, iOS, Windows Phone 7 and even BlackBerry 6, it almost feels like webOS has quietly disappeared. The software that electrified the industry about a year and a half ago has been overshadowed, but according to Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein, you should not count it out. At Fortune Magazine’s Brainstorm tech conference, Rubinstein appeared on stage with HP's Todd Bradley to announce that "Palm has a great roadmap in place." With the acquisition of Palm by Hewlett Packard, where else would you expect to find webOS but in a line of printers. The software will also be used to power slates and smartphones. Rubinstein said that webOS 2.0 is being developed and added that Palm is working with Adobe to bring Flash to webOS. The executive did not reveal any timeframe as to when we would see the new products, and did not discuss any new handsets that are being worked on. Those in attendance received a free AT&T Palm Pre with 90 days of service on the house.

source: everythingpre



5. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

That roadmap needs to include MULTIPLE handsets. You can't make an OK device and a scaled down version of that phone with no apps and expect the customers to flock it. WebOS is great, but that's just one piece of the of the puzzle. I hope they come with some great designs at least four or five phones, more apps, and a new picture for Phonearena to use whenever there is a Palm related article. Is it me or has PA used this same picture for the last 20 or 30 Palm articels? JK.

4. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

yea, noone said they didnt make crap devices. But when you think of high end phones u think of Iphone, Droid, Evo, and Galaxy. Palm doesnt enter the equasion. It may be preference but their design and specs have always been lacking compared to their competition.

3. c3money88

Posts: 18; Member since: Jun 15, 2009

devices palm and hp come up with. Motorola/ HTC/ Samsung/ dont make cheap hardware right? Wrong all three of those companies have made crappy hardware at times to. There is no doubt in my mind that with HP feeding money and resources into webos will equal nothing but success. Everyone else may have a different opinion but thats what i think and i cant wait to see what the PalmPad will be like as well as the new smartphones.

2. c3money88

Posts: 18; Member since: Jun 15, 2009

According to precentral they also mentioned netbooks really excited to see what

1. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

put it on slates and small devices to keep money rolling in. Then beg HTC/motorola/samsung, to make great phone versions of the device.

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