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Big names see big future for handhelds

Palm Computing's growing trade show reflects changes in the device world, while TRG gets set to unveil a Palm-based handheld aimed at businesses.

 

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Palm Computing's growing trade show reflects changes in the device world, while TRG gets set to unveil a Palm-based handheld aimed at businesses.

"We've been very public about our intent to be aggressive."

- Mark Bercow, vice president of Palm Computing

 


Growing Palm show reflects handheld's grip
Once a forum for discussing the latest in free games and utilities for the popular PalmPilot, the PalmSource event has skyrocketed in attendance and now underscores Palm's growing ambitions.

TRG beefs up handheld for businesses
TRG will unveil its first handheld computer on Monday, the second firm to launch a device based on Palm software in as many months and the first to specifically target the business user.

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