“Palm impressed CES attendees this year with the unveiling of a new smartphone OS and prototype hardware called the Palm Pre. Given the low expectations set for the firm, the demos drew applause. But why?” Daniel Eran Dilger asks for RoughlyDrafted.
Dilger writes, “Imagine a company announcing a new smartphone that blew away the current state of the art and ushered in a totally revamped user interface with intuitive touch control. That would merit applause. Now wait two years and duplicate the same demo, with missing functionality and lots of important details still unreleased, including the phone’s price.”
There’s much more in the full article – highly recommended – here.
MacDailyNews Take: As we wrote last Thursday in response to Palm’s Pre, “Been there. Done that; and better, too. In 2007.”