Palm, Inc. is an American computer company. It makes small handheld computers. Most of their computers have a handwriting recognition function called Graffiti. This is a part of the screen that can understand what is written on it. Palm computers can store contacts, addresses, notes, and many other things. Another feature, called Hotsync, allows the user to have their personnal computer and Palm connect to each other and be updated. On April 28, 2010, Hewlett-Packard announced that it had agreed to buy Palm for $1.4 billion.
Name changes[change | change source]
Palm, Inc. has had its name changed several times. When they started out, they were called Palm Computing Inc. Later, in 2000, they changed their name to Palm, Inc. In 2004, Palm changed their name to PalmOne, but later in 2005 they switched back to Palm, Inc.
References[change | change source]
- Metz, Rachel. "HP is Palm's Silicon Valley savior in $1.4B deal". Retrieved 2010-04-28.[permanent dead link]