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Complete PalmSource Coverage

PalmSource is the annual developer's conference for the Palm platform. This year, for the first time, there was also an Expo for vendors to show off their products. Most of the hoopla surrounding this year's PalmSource was about Palm OS 5, which will go Golden Master late this spring and ship on handhelds before fall.

The following is a list of all the articles from Palm Infocenter's coverage of PalmSource.

Preview of Palm OS 5 Before PalmSource even opened, there was a release that gave many of the details on the new OS.

A Slight Delay Opening day, there was a power outage affecting the entire city block the San Jose Convention Center is on. This threw PalmSource's schedule a bit awry.

Palm OS 5 Golden Master Coming Late Spring During his first keynote address, David Nagel announced that a beta of Palm OS 5 was already available. He went on to promise that the Golden Master version would be given to the Palm OS licensees by "late spring".

Sony Prototype Pics The president of Sony's handheld division gave a sneak peak of a prototype handheld his company is working on. He only showed it for a few seconds, but that was enough to see that it is a clamshell device with a built-in keyboard on one side and a screen on the other.

OS 5 at the Center of Attention The star of the PalmSource convention was clearly Palm OS 5, the heart of which is its support for ARM-based processors

Keeping the Palm OS Competitive There was a keynote speech Thursday morning from Michael Mace, PalmSource's Chief Competitive Officer, on how the new company plans to keep the Palm OS on top of the handheld market.

Symbol Demoing Color QVGA Model Symbol is demonstrated prototype handhelds that have color QVGA screens. These are prototypes only; the company is looking for a large customer before it will commit to making them.

Cambio Prototype Program Sharing Application PalmSource demonstrated Cambio, an application for wireless sharing Palm OS software programs between handhelds.

One on One with Mike Mace Mike Mace, Chief Competitive Officer for the newly-created Palm subsidiary, PalmSource, sat down for an interview with News Editor Ed Hardy.

The Future of the Palm Platform On the final day of PalmSource, there was a panel discussion between representatives from Palm Inc., Handspring, and Kyocera on the direction the Palm platform is going.

Giant Wrap-Up Article Numerous small stories from PalmSource, all collected together into one large conglomeration.

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