It is nice to see that the iPhone will have some solid competition in the smartphone space.  Boy Genius loved just about everything about the Pre except the keyboard.  Strange, because that is one of the main differentiators between the Pre and the iPhone.  You’d think Palm would go out of its way to knock that one out of the park. 

Overall, they were impressed:  "The OS is great. There’s no ifs ands or buts; it’s really refreshing to see something that’s brand new with a UI unlike anything else out there."  Jon Rubinstein & Co should be congratulated for building a platform from scratch.

Honestly, we might not go out and buy one, but we’re itching to get our hands on one just to check out the OS.

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