Palm's (PALM) upcoming Pre smartphone is a hit already, if your measurements include how much Web site and blog space is devoted to the new touch-screen device. The device is a hot topic on Twitter.com, garnering nearly 33 million online mentions so far.These days the guessing game is focused on when Palm and Sprint ( S) will be ready to sell the handset. TSC's Scott Moritz discussed a possible price point for the device in this article.
On the other hand, designers who have been working on software for the new Pre have nothing but praise for the upcoming device. Whether it's released in early, mid or late June, the Palm Pre will be etched into our collective consciousness soon enough.