Battling For PDA Market Share
- Microsoft, Palm bolster OS efforts. Dano, Mike // RCR Wireless News;6/23/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 25, p12
Reports on the competition between Microsoft Corp. and Palm in the market of operating systems for personal digital assistants. Deals made by both companies; Enhancements made by both companies on their products.
- Pocket PC: A Slap to Palm? Zalud, Bill // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;May2000, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p70
Looks at whether the launch of Microsoft Corp.'s Pocket PC will seriously threaten Palm Computing Inc.'s dominance of the personal digital assistant (PDA) market. Advantages offered by the Pocket PC; Software; Impact of the success of Pocket PC on the Microsoft Windows CE operating system.
- Business on the run. Braue, David // Australian Personal Computer;Aug2000, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p64
Focuses on handheld computers in Australia as of August 2000. Increase in number of companies using handheld computers; Palm's leadership in the handheld computer market; Microsoft's efforts to promote its Pocket PC handheld computer system.
- Will Razor cut Windows CE sales? Spooner, John G. // PC Week;07/13/98, Vol. 15 Issue 28, p16
Discusses the pocket computer industry in July of 1998. New versions of pocket computers from 3Com Corp.'s Palm Computing division and from Microsoft Corp.; The Razor PalmPilot platform from Palm Computing; Windows CE 2.1 from Microsoft; Which system is likely to become the de facto standard...
- A fistful of silicon. Braue, Davie // Bulletin with Newsweek;06/20/2000, Vol. 118 Issue 6229, p74
Reports on the advances in handheld computers introduced by various manufacturers. Palm Computing Inc.'s approach in developing its PalmPilot personal digital assistant; Microsoft Corp.'s efforts to include the Windows operating systems into handheld devices; Innovations introduced by the...
- Quickoffice mobilizes files. Brooks, Jason // eWeek;4/21/2003, Vol. 20 Issue 16, p53
This article focuses on whether Palm Inc.'s OS handheld sets need to recharge their battery as frequently as Microsoft Corp. Pocket PC operating-system-based products. However, Palm OS handhelds have depended more heavily than Pocket PC-based systems on their desktop docking stations for other...
- Handhelds: Hold hands! Lashinsky, Adam // Fortune;6/11/2001, Vol. 143 Issue 12, p228
Argues that companies Palm and Handspring should merge. Rivalry between the companies; How both are not performing well; Price war between the companies which is contributing to lost revenue; History of Palm and Handspring.
- Software scoreboard pits Microsoft, Nokia. Omatseye, Sam // RCR Wireless News;2/25/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p3
Focuses on the competition between Microsoft Corp. and Nokia Corp. to lead the personal digital assistant (PDA) market. Advantages of both companies in developing PDAs; Analysis on the deal between Microsoft and Intel; Implication of the deal between Nokia and Texas Instruments.
- Pilot turns 10; Palm at crossroads. Nobel, Carmen // eWeek;3/20/2006, Vol. 23 Issue 12, p16
This article discusses the history of pocket computer maker Palm. The company has transformed from competing against Microsoft Corp. to forming a strategic alliance with the software giant in which the Palm Treo 700W pocket computer is based on Microsoft's Windows Mobile operating system....