Palm announces the Pre

In a CES keynote speech, Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein just unveiled the company's much anticipated new handset and mobile OS. Here's where to get all the info.

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Palm unveils its new Pre phone, along with a new mobile OS, in a CES keynote address Thursday. Click on the image above for the full live blog from the event. Corinne Schulze/CNET Networks

Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein, in a CES keynote, just unveiled the company's much anticipated new handset, the Palm Pre, which features the new Palm Web OS. The device has all the going features--Bluetooth stereo, Wi-Fi, 8GB of storage, and GPS. One thing that makes it a bit different is that in addition to a touch screen, it has a fold-out curved keyboard.

Head over to CNET News' live blog for the full story. And click on the audio link below to hear CNET News reporter Tom Krazit talk about the new smartphone.


Early take on Palm Pre
Crave Senior Editor Leslie Katz chats with CNET News reporter Tom Krazit about the just-announced Palm Pre and Web OS operating system. What sets it apart from the iPhone and BlackBerry?
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