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Re: [vox] handspring visor is dead



Dohh I have really enjoyed my Handspring Visor. I use it to keep 
me on track and on time. IMHO is was what the Palm Pilot should 
have been.

Rusty

On Tuesday 24 September 2002 12:53 pm, you wrote:
> http://www.palminfocenter.com/view_Story.asp?ID=2833
>
> the visor is dead.  long live the visor.
>
> i predict handspring will be out of business within 2 years.
>
> pete
>
>
>
>
>
> Handspring to Eventually Stop Making the Visor
>
> During a conference call today, Handspring CEO Donna Dubinsky
> said for the first time that her company will eventually stop
> making Visors and only make Treos. She said, "We are a company
> that is transitioning out of the organizer business and into
> the communicator business. At some point we will have
> transitioned out of the organizer business." Ms. Dubinsky
> didn't say when this switchover might take place.
>
> Since the introduction of the Treo line last fall, there had
> been much speculation about Handspring's future plans for the
> Visor, especially because the Treo doesn't include the
> Springboard slot, which before had been the primary feature of
> all the company's handhelds.
>
> While Ms. Dubinsky didn't flat-out say this was the end of the
> Springboard, the implication is certainly there.
>
> This announcement means Handspring is betting its entire
> future on the success of the Treo line.
>
> In what will hopefully not be a sign of things to come, Ms.
> Dubinsky also had to announce that the rollout of the Treo
> will be delayed in the U.S. due to parts shortages at its
> Mexican plant.
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