The World Wide Web does not run out of Palm rumors these days. Soon after posting about the Palm Eos, aka Mini Pre, I stumbled upon a report on the possible revival of the Palm Foleo.
Announced in May 2007, the Palm Foleo preceded today’s popular netbooks. However, Palm marketed it not as a stand-alone device but primarily as a companion to the Treo product line.
When I checked my e-mail this morning, I was surprised to read an announcement from Ed Colligan, Palm’s CEO, saying he has “decided to cancel the Foleo mobile companion product in its current configuration…”
Colligan said Palm will instead focus on the “next-generation” operating system it is currently developing as well as on the first Palm smartphones that will use this platform.
But fans like me who were so excited in seeing the still unreleased Foleo don’t have to worry as we will still be able to use a much-improved version in the future. Continue reading