Jeffrey Kaplan wrote:
> It is alleged that William P.N. Smith claimed:
> ; http://www.tomshardware.com/hardnews/20050222_123636.html
> It was only a matter of time until they dropped completely out of the
> Palm PDA market. Japan was their last market, they pulled out of the
> rest of the world last Summer. Expect their next entry to be either a
> Symbian or MS Smartphone due to their cellphone partnership with
> It was rumored last year that Sony had bid to purchase what became
> PalmSource from Palm Inc. It is my opinion that failure to complete
> that bid is what made them decide to drop the PalmOS specifically, not
> the more general drop in sales after they flooded the market.
Good take... I hope you don't mind me making it public...
I am among the sad Palm users that see the damaging effects of this.