Palm, Inc.

Palm, a pioneer in mobile and wireless Internet solutions and the world leader in handheld computing, was founded in 1992. In 1996, Palm introduced the Pilot 1000 and Pilot 5000 products that led the handheld computing revolution. The company’s products for consumers, mobile professionals and businesses include Palm Treo smartphones, Palm LifeDrive mobile managers and Palm handheld computers, as well as software, services and accessories.

In 2010, Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) bought Palm Inc. Later, in 2015, TCL Communication, known best for its Alcatel OneTouch device brand, purchased the Palm brand from HP.

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