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Palm Pre Touchstone Charging dock $69.99

Palm Pre Touchstone Charging dock $69.99

Engagdet got a hold of a screen shot from a Point of Sale terminal that lists the Palm Pre Touchstone charger as $69.99 including the special battery cover required for the wireless charge to work. It was originally unknown if users would have to purchase the back cover separately, but it was confirmed they would be available separately or bundled.

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O2 Palm Pre arrives in UK and Ireland with free Touchstone deal

O2 Palm Pre arrives in UK and Ireland with free Touchstone deal

It's October 16th and that can only mean one thing: O2 have launched the Palm Pre in the UK and Ireland.  Well, there are probably more things happening today, but right now we're concentrating on the webOS GSM smartphone we reviewed earlier this month.  Best of all, if you hurry down to your local O2 store and are among the first 10 people to turn up for a Pre, the carrier will apparently give you a free Touchstone charger with it.

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Sprint Palm Pre released, but where are all the Touchstones?

Sprint Palm Pre released, but where are all the Touchstones?

It seems like its taken forever, but the Palm Pre has finally gone on sale in the US.  Sprint stores are opening from 8am across the country, which means all but the west coast are now selling the Pre.  Initial feedback we're hearing suggests that Pre stock numbers may not have been quite as dire as expected - though we'd suggest ringing ahead if you're not already queuing - but it's the Touchstone charger that has become the hard-to-find gadget.

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Samsung Galaxy S III modded for Touchstone charging

Samsung Galaxy S III modded for Touchstone charging

The last time we saw the Touchstone was for a modification involving the Nokia Lumia 800. That saw an enterprising modder hack the charging mechanism, enabling power to flow wirelessly when the phone was set down on the Touchstone. Will the same trick work with the Samsung Galaxy S III? As it turns out, yes. Samsung promised wireless charging at the Galaxy S III event back in May, but it’s a long way off yet, so one owner decided to take matters into his own hands.

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Nokia Lumia 800 mod enables Touchstone charging

Nokia Lumia 800 mod enables Touchstone charging

We’re unfortunately not quite at the point where wireless charging is a reality, but there have been some phones capable of sucking down power via induction, like the Palm Pre. With a little bit of modding know-how and hard work, one YouTube user has taken apart a Nokia Lumia 800 and added the ability to charge via Palm’s Touchstone.

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HP Pre3: 1.4GHz webOS flagship

HP Pre3: 1.4GHz webOS flagship

HP has officially announced the third-generation Pre, the HP Pre3, the company's new flagship webOS smartphone. Based around a 3.58-inch WVGA 800 x 480 touchscreen and offering an enlarged slide-out QWERTY keyboard, the Pre3 runs Qualcomm's 1.4GHz MSM8x55 chipset with either 8GB or 16GB of storage. HP has also used its new Touchstone technology, which allows the new webOS range to transfer information by tapping them together.

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HP Topaz webOS tablet detailed plus Touchstone v2 wireless plans

HP Topaz webOS tablet detailed plus Touchstone v2 wireless plans

Further details on HP's Topaz webOS tablet have emerged, detailing the specifications of the 9.7-inch XGA slate we're expecting to hear about at the event on February 9. According to documents finding their way to PreCentral - and which date back to sometime in 2010 - Topaz will use Qualcomm's dual-core 1.2GHz MSM8660 CPU with Adreno 220 graphics, together with dual-band WiFi b/g/n, optional HSPA and, eventually, LTE and CDMA, and a battery good for over 8hrs. More interesting, though, is the Touchstone v2 dock.

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Palm Pre 2 gets official with HP webOS 2.0

Palm Pre 2 gets official with HP webOS 2.0

HP has officially announced the Palm Pre 2, the much-rumored replacement to the original Pre, and running HP webOS 2.0.  Headed to Verizon and a Canadian carrier "in the coming months", but making its debut on French carrier SFR this Friday, the Palm Pre 2 has a 3.1-inch HVGA capacitive touchscreen, slide-out QWERTY keyboard, a 1GHz processor and 16GB of onboard storage.

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