We've been reading about the specter of a Palm reboot for a while now, so Monday's release of a new handset with the company's iconic square logo on the back wasn't really news. But it still has its surprises:
It doesn't have an actual name. It's just the "new Palm phone."
It runs Android.
It's Verizon exclusive.
You need to have another Verizon mobile phone to activate it.
It costs $350.
So the new Palm phone isn't really a Palm phone at all. Heck, it's not even really a phone. Sure, there's a 4G LTE chip in it, but it's no more a phone than the Apple Watch is. It relies on Verizon's NumberShare service to act like a phone when your actual phone isn't around. To read this article in full, please click here