Centro

The App Bandwagon

It looks like everyone is joining the wave of application stores on-device after the success of Apple's iPhone AppStore. Hopefully this new trend will help promote mobile applications as a whole. I'm still waiting for those 2 million Centro users to discover software on the Palm OS platform. ;-)

Ed Colligan interview by APC

Finally some news from Palm about their roadmap. David Flynn of APC, an Australian computer magazine, recently conducted an interview with Palm's CEO, Ed Colligan.

A peek at Nova:

"Colligan speaks of this as being a “next-generation operating system with much more capabilities, driven around the Internet and Web-based applications”. "

He further discusses the Centro:

Perception is Reality. Why Palm OS software sales have plummeted in 2008

Palm OS software sales are dead. Most developers will tell you that at the end of 2007 their sales dropped below sustainable levels, even below levels where support is justified. Some developers responded by offering existing titles for free with no support, others have closed completely, while many are looking to port quickly to newer platforms with greater potential. However, according to the buzz online, Palm OS has been slowly dying for three or more years now. And Centro sales have hit one million. So why the sudden sharp drop in sales?

Syndicate content