It's easy to look back at Palm's story arc from 1992 to 2012 and feel a sense of loss and sadness — this was a company that pioneered PDAs, popularized smartphones, and developed a revolutionary new platform on limited resources with an extraordinary concentration of industry talent before meeting its demise at the hands of HP.
Why not push the idea a little further? Let’s imagine. I’m a reader of, say, The Guardian, Le Monde or the Norwegian VG. And I want to consume my online paper during my morning commute. My iPhone (or any future similar device) is set to wake up at 7h00 sharp and download my favorite web sites’ latest updates.
Ca s'appelle AvantGo, et on l'utilisait en 2000. Une bonne phrase dans l'article néanmoins :
Anytime/anywhere broadband availability exists only in Google’s imagination.