August 24, 2008 in bulls96, Associate Writer Permalink
While this was not exactly a revolutionary concept, it definitely makes sense for this beleaguered company. They have licensed the Garnet OS from ACCESS, but they have lost their right over the Palm Desktop and the entire Hotsync system. Syncing with the Web will definitely be a nice cost-cutting move to continue with their syncing ways, leveraging the internet much like the they are leveraging the open-source Linux OS to create their own operating system. I was very hopeful that Palm will be able to offer this service and start a whole new age of Personal Information Data management.
And then came Apple with the MobileMe service earlier this year, and then i said to myself, oh no, Palm got beat again. Here is the Cupertino giant introducing the very concept Palm was trying to develop on their own. Once again, Palm will be left behind a technology they were actually pioneering. Much like the smartphone and netbook businesses.