Palm unveils emulator for Palm Pre at CTIA 2009

Palm has announced the launch of a Palm emulator for the forthcoming Palm Pre

which will allow any user of the new Palm Pre to access older Palm OS applications. This will be a great relief to any dedicated Palm OS user who was thinking twice about moving to the new platform. The Unwired website team were given a demo of the Palm OS program, ePocrates, a medical application, running successfully on the Pre prototype whilst utilising the new emulator program.

 

The Palm Pre is said to feature Wi-Fi for wireless internet connection, HSDPA for fast data transfer, GPS for location finding, a 3-megapixel camera, 8GB of internal memory, a 3.5mm headphone socket which will please music fans and Palm's new oerating system, WebOS, which has received a lot of attention for its unique abilities - a purpose-built system based on Linux. No formal dates have been given for the release of the Palm Pre and no price points have yet been revealed.

 

Click to read the Unwired story 

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