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Re: Speculation: Apple to Buy Palm

__/ [Bart Bartelsz] on Friday 10 February 2006 14:58 \__

> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> http://www.pcw.co.uk/personal-computer-world/news/2149813/apple-bite-palm
>> "Speculation that Apple plans to buy handheld maker Palm has been revived
>> by a call from two leading Palm investors for the company to be put up for
>> sale, according to the local paper of both companies."
> I don't believe it. They killed Newton years ago, in order to buy
> Palm???
> I wish they would come up with a smartphone, though;-)

Apple have already announced their plan to make a phone, perhaps an iPod
'mutant'. I can try to chase some links if you like. It was around 3 months
ago that Steve Jobs said it. In fact, it'll take me just seconds to find

The link I had from the Chicago Tribute is now broken (404), so here's the
results of a search:

It's not yet a PDA, but here's a motive to a Palm acquisition, I guess.


In wonder if you had a chance to see the Nokia 770 running Newton:




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