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UK Palm Pre 2 on sale November 12

UK Palm Pre 2 on sale November 12

The Palm Pre 2 is apparently set to hit the UK on Friday, November 12 - the end of this week - with Palm expecting to sell the 1GHz smartphone SIM-free initially. The company let slip the date to Pocket-lint, but failed to mention any potential carriers for the webOS 2.0 handset; in France, where the Pre 2 has been on sale since late October, carrier SFR is offering the phone exclusively.

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New Palm Device Codenames: Broadway, Windsor, Mantaray, Stingray, and Roadrunner

New Palm Device Codenames: Broadway, Windsor, Mantaray, Stingray, and Roadrunner

New evidence has sprung forth from the secret news fountain of a tiny batch of names named by WebOS Internals as they dug through SFR's webOS 2.0 build for the Palm Pre 2. Each of the words found is more than likely a codename for a new Palm device, as evidenced by the fact that they were found in a string designed to display the message "temporarily not restoring logs for newer devices." The names are thus: Broadway, Windsor, Mantaray, Stingray, and Roadrunner.

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France Launching Palm Pre 2, WebOS 2.0

France Launching Palm Pre 2, WebOS 2.0

France is running around crazy with their new telephones today, all jumping into the air, swinging around signposts, falling down into train station holes. Why? Because today is the day they get their Palm Pre 2, launched on the SFR network. The pricing is between € 99.90 on contract and on up to € 399.90 off-contract. This lovely little device is rocking the P102UEU, which means it's a wild animal.

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Palm Pre 2 Hitting Verizon Shelves November 11th, Sources Claim

Palm Pre 2 Hitting Verizon Shelves November 11th, Sources Claim

We've already seen an internal training document claiming that the Palm Pre 2 would be landing on Verizon's network some time in the future, but then we got confirmation from HP that the device, the true successor to the original Palm Pre (or Palm Pre Plus, even) would be landing on Verizon "in the coming months." To some, that "coming months" part would mean that HP is aiming for a holiday shopping release, but it could also mean that they'll miss that date and land some time in early 2011. According to some sources speaking with Droid-Life, it may be sooner than we all assumed.

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The Daily Slash: October 19th 2010

The Daily Slash: October 19th 2010

Welcome to the Tuesday edition of The Daily Slash. First up, as we take one last look over the Internet for something interesting, we find that our story from around the Web has Activision officially releasing the DJ Hero 2 bundle, just in time for their Fall predictions made at the beginning of the year. And then, as we wrap up the night, we'll take a look at what's been going on around the R3 Media Network.

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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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Palm Pre 2 Landing on Verizon’s Network, Leak Suggests

Palm Pre 2 Landing on Verizon’s Network, Leak Suggests

The information about the Palm Pre 2, the successor to the original version, is slowly and steadily coming out of the pipe. We know that the device will feature a 1GHz processor under the hood, and we'll also be able to find 512MB of RAM. We even know what it's going to look like. And, without a shadow of a doubt, we know the device will launch webOS 2.0 into the world. What we don't know, is where it's heading. But, thanks to a leak from an anonymous tipster, Verizon may be in the running to get it soon.

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The Daily Slash: October 12th 2010

The Daily Slash: October 12th 2010

As we march on through October, we're having to keep up with companies all over the globe announcing something new. Today we saw the release of Sony products with Google TV, and we even got some on-time analysis of the upcoming products. In our story from around the Web, we'll take a look at how Intel is doing, as they've just announced their third quarter results. And then to end the night, we'll take a look at what's been going on around the R3 Media Network. Welcome to the Tuesday edition of The Daily Slash.

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