Sprint Tells Palm Pre The End is Near

According to a “trusted Sprint source” for PreCentral.net, the original Palm Pre for Sprint has been marked for End Of Life (a.k.a. EOL, a.k.a. death). That means this Editors’ Choice-winning device will no longer be marketed, made, promoted, or sold once the existing stockpiles are gone (there are only hundreds estimated to be left). Sprint never got in on the Palm Pre Plus (which won our Smart Phone Madness reader vote this year), and there’s still no word on whether Sprint will carry the Palm Pre 2. PreCentral.net says that it’s been 528 days since the first of the Palm Pre’s made it into consumers hands. Let’s hope it won’t be that long until we see the next version come around.

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A lover of lists and deadlines, Anna Attkisson heads up features and special projects for Laptopmag.com, in addition to covering social networking and accessories. She joined the LAPTOP staff in 2007, after working at Time Inc. Content Solutions where she created custom publications for companies from American Express to National Parks Foundation.
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