Palm and Microsoft

By Deane Barker on September 24, 2005

Palm Will Team With Microsoft for the Next Version of the Treo Organizer: Stick a fork in Palm Source, they appear to be done.

Microsoft will achieve one of its longest-held ambitions on Monday when its rival Palm Computing plans to announce that it will use Microsoft’s Windows Mobile software in a new version of its popular cellphone-organizer, the Treo.

Remember that Palm split into a hardware company (still called Palm), and an OS company (called Palm Source). This announcement means that Palm has spurned Palm Source, it’s own sister company, for Microsoft. That’s gotta hurt.

Gadgetopia

Comments

Comments are closed. If you have something you really want to say, email editors@gadgetopia.com and we‘ll get it added for you.