Tag Archives: Palm

  • Geek Fact for October 28th

    In 2002, 
Palm introduced the Palm Tungsten T and Palm Tungsten W handheld computers. The Palm Tungsten T featured a 175 MHz ARM 925 processor, 16MB RAM, a voice recorder, Bluetooth wireless support, a 320×320 screen, a Secure Digital slot, and Palm OS 5.0 and was priced at $499. Palm introduces the Palm Tungsten W, […]

  • Geek Facts for October 7th – Palm and the Far Side of the Moon

    In 2002, Palm announced the Zire handheld computer. Priced at just $99, it was considered to be an entry-level Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) and featured 2MB RAM, a 16MHz processor and a 160×160 pixel monochrome 1.9-inch LCD screen. Learn more at http://reviews.cnet.com/tablets/palm-zire/4505-3126_7-20489893.html. In 1959, 
U.S.S.R. probe Luna 3 transmitted the first photographs ever taken of […]

  • Geek Facts for October 4th – Sputnik, HP and Palm

    In 1957, the Space Age began when Russia launched Sputnik I into Earth orbit. Sputnik I was the world’s first artificial satellite. It was about the size of a beach ball and weighed only 183.9 lbs. (83.6 kg.). It took about 98 minutes to orbit the Earth. Learn more at http://history.nasa.gov/sputnik/. In 1979, 
Hewlett-Packard released […]

  • Geek Facts for August 19th – Clie, Netscape, AMD and SOHO

    In 2002, 
Sony released the Clie PEG-SJ20 handheld computer. Priced at $199, the SJ20 featured 16MB RAM, a rechargeable lithium-ion battery, a backlit monochrome 320×320 pixel screen, Palm OS 4.1, and a memory stick slot. Learn more at http://reviews.cnet.com/tablets/sony-cli-peg-sj20/4505-3126_7-20300828.html. In 1996, Netscape Communications released version 3.0 of the Netscape Navigator web browser. Many new features […]

  • An Oldie but a Goodie

    I found my old Kyocera 7135 a few days ago. Actually, my son found it while he was looking for some ‘old school’ video games. It was like I ran into an old friend. It’s deader than dead but it brought back some memories of how good of a phone it was for its day. […]