Palm and Palm OS devices are the most widely used pen-based kind of Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs). The original series of Palm Pilots (models 1000, 5000, Personal, and Professional) were made by USRobotics, which was bought by 3Com. Since then, the unit has spun off and is now Palm Computing, Inc. Palm has about a dozen different models on the market. Palm OS, the operating system running on Palms, has been licensed by other manufacturers, and some OEMs sell branded versions of Palms. Thus, Palms are compatible with Handspring's Visor, Kyocera's pdQ cellphone, the Symbol Technologies SPT series, and TRG Products. Other licensees include Sony and Nokia. The IBM WorkPad and the ePocrates are branded Palm models. Palm OS Handhelds Systems Computers.
Palm OS (also known as Garnet OS ) is a mobile operating system initially developed by Palm, Inc. (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: Palm OS is a discontinued mobile operating system initially developed by Palm, Inc., for personal digital assistants in 1996. Palm OS was designed for ease of use with a touchscreen-based graphical user interface. It is provided with a suite of basic applications for personal information management. Later versions of the OS have been extended to support smartphones. Several other licensees have manufactured devices powered by Palm OS.
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- Graffiti (Palm OS) - Graffiti is an essentially single-stroke shorthand handwriting recognition system used in PDAs based on the Palm OS. Graffiti was originally written by Palm, Inc. as the recognition system for GEOS-based devices such as HP's OmniGo 100 and 120 or the Magic Cap-line and was available as an...
- Memoware - Memoware is a term originally coined in 1996 for data formatted for the Memopad application that was shipped with the original U.S. Robotics Pilot Personal Digital Assistant.
- Palm, Inc. - Palm, Inc. was an American company that specialized in manufacturing personal digital assistants and other electronics. It was the designer of the PalmPilot, the first PDA successfully marketed worldwide, as well as the Treo 600, one of the first smartphones.
- Palm Desktop - Palm Desktop is a personal information manager computer program for Microsoft Windows or Mac OS/Mac OS X, and can be used alone or in combination with a Palm OS personal digital assistant.
- Palm webOS - WebOS, also known as Open WebOS or LG WebOS, is a Linux kernel-based multitasking operating system for smart devices such as Smart TVs and it has been used as a mobile operating system.
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- For Helphand's Not So Frequently Asked Questions www
For the Palm Series, Not So Frequently Asked Questions, find solutions to those infrequent but bothersome problems that can affect Palm users. Helphand's Not So Frequently Asked Questions.
- Independent Palm Boulevard www
Independent resource for users of PalmPilot organizers. Boulevard. Complete software listings, message boards, reviews, and special reports. Palm Boulevard.
- On-board Neal Bridges' Quartus Handheld Software www
On-board Forth compilers, Bridges' Quartus Handheld Software, productivity enhancements, and other software for Palm, PalmPilot and daVinci handheld systems. Features a discussion forum and file library. Neal Bridges' Quartus Handheld Software.
- Organized The PalmPilot Archives www
Organized archive of links to PalmPilot sites and software. The PalmPilot Archives.
- Information Palm Operating System www
Information on Palm, Operating System, Inc., licensees, and OEMs. Palm Operating System.
- Maker PalmSource www
Maker of Palm OS, PalmSource, the operating system used on many PDAs. PalmSource.
- A The Palm Tree www
A One-Stop location for software, Palm Tree, news, recommendations, and many other Palm/Pilot information. The Palm Tree.
- An DateBook Repair Center www
An online fee-based service to repair corrupted datebook . Repair Center.dat files. DateBook Repair Center.
- Training D&D Enterprises www
Training for Palm OS users in San Diego, Enterprises, USA. D&D Enterprises.
- Contains Peter's Pilot Pages www
Contains several articles about use of rechargeable batteries and alternative power sources, Pilot Pages, such as being able to plug your PalmPilot into a wall adapter or charging it in its cradle. Peter's Pilot Pages.
- Software PalmSpot www
Software downloads, PalmSpot, news, accessories, and resources for Palm devices. PalmSpot.
- The palmOne www
The official manufacturer of Palm OS devices, palmOne, including the Zire and Tungsten handhelds and the Treo Smartphones. Support, accessories and software. palmOne.
- Software, Palmzone Bulgaria www
Software, Bulgaria, multilanguage dictionaries, and addictive games. Palmzone Bulgaria.
- A PalmLaw www
A virtual legal community for PalmPilot users with law-related needs and interests. PalmLaw.
- News, Palm Blast www
News, Blast, reviews, software, forums, and other resources for users. Palm Blast.
- Producer Tech Center Labs www
Producer of interesting PalmPilot peripherals including the LED Talelights and Talevib vibrators. Tech Center Labs.
- Custom ExtremePDA.com www
Custom leather, ExtremePDA.com, metal and flip-top cases, and accessories. ExtremePDA.com.
- Palm Palm www
Palm manufacture a wide variety of Palm OS devices. Palm. Recent Palm devices use SecureDigital cards or MultiMediaCards for offline storage. Palm used to own the supplier of the palm operating system (Palm OS). This is now supplied by a separate company called PalmSource. Palm.
- Wrist Fossil www
Wrist watch which runs the Palm OS. Fossil.
- Designed Palm Programming www
Designed to help developers program mobile applications for Palm OS platforms. Programming. Requires development tools such as Palm SDK, PRC-Tools and PilRC. Palm Programming.
- Commentary Rechargeable NiMH battery use tips www
Commentary and suggestions on how to use NiMH batteries with the PalmPilot, NiMH battery use tips, including where to get them and what to expect from them. Rechargeable NiMH battery use tips.
- Spare Gethightech.com www
Spare parts and accessories for Palm OS devices. Gethightech.com.
- Palm PDA Kobo www
Palm and PDA memory upgrades and maintenance. Kobo. Cases can be painted and buttons replaced. PDA Kobo.
- Articles Doctors Gadgets www
Articles and resources about handheld computers used in medicine. Doctors Gadgets.
- Reviews, HIMSS Handheld guide www
Reviews, Handheld guide, information, list of products and vendors, and examples regarding handheld use in medicine. HIMSS Handheld guide.
- Fresh BrightHand www
Fresh insights on palm-size computing. BrightHand. Monthly. BrightHand.
- Covering Pen Computing Magazine www
Covering the latest information in handheld and mobile computing. Computing Magazine. Offers daily news and archived articles from the magazine. Includes a specialized Palm Pilot section. Pen Computing Magazine.
- Find 1st SPOT: PDAs and Wireless Internet Devices for Mobile Computing www
Find information about PDAs, SPOT: PDAs and Wireless Internet Devices for Mobile Computing, Palm Pilots, wireless internet, smart cellular phones, and mobile computing 1st SPOT: PDAs and Wireless Internet Devices for Mobile Computing.
- Intuitive How Stuff Works: Personal Digital Assistants www
Intuitive graphic tutorial shows how a PDA works and what is inside, Stuff Works: Personal Digital Assistants, with many related links. How Stuff Works: Personal Digital Assistants.
- Alexa: Palm OS Handhelds
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Palm OS Handhelds
- DMOZ: Palm OS Handhelds
dmoz.org Directory: Palm OS Handhelds