The New Treos

By Andrew Garcia  |  Posted 2008-08-27 Email Print this article Print
With its latest two devices–the Treo 800w for the Sprint network and the unlocked, 3G Treo Pro for GSM providers–Palm has rejoined the modern smart phone community, packing in features such as 802.11b/g Wi-Fi, 3G connectivity and integrated GPS found in most current-generation smart phones. Palm is aiming both devices at corporate customers–both run Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional and will work out of the box with Microsoft’s back-end mobile management systems–but the Palm Treo in particular, with its surprisingly sleek and attractive form factor, could be a big hit with consumers as well.

Read Andrew Garcia's review of the Treo 800w.

by Andrew Garcia

Slide 1
Andrew cut his teeth as a systems administrator at the University of California, learning the ins and outs of server migration, Windows desktop management, Unix and Novell administration. After a tour of duty as a team leader for PC Magazine's Labs, Andrew turned to system integration - providing network, server, and desktop consulting services for small businesses throughout the Bay Area. With eWEEK Labs since 2003, Andrew concentrates on wireless networking technologies while moonlighting with Microsoft Windows, mobile devices and management, and unified communications. He produces product reviews, technology analysis and opinion pieces for, eWEEK magazine, and the Labs' Release Notes blog. Follow Andrew on Twitter at andrewrgarcia, or reach him by email at

Submit a Comment

Loading Comments...
Manage your Newsletters: Login   Register My Newsletters

Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date
Rocket Fuel