Rumor: Palm Mansion to have 5-inch touchscreen

A rumor out of relatively unknown Gorumors (via BGR) cites a source within Palm saying the company is planning on releasing a 5-inch touchscreen device in February. There are of course references to the Palm Mansion in webOS 2.0, along with the Stingray. This is the first we’ve heard about particular specs. We’d advise you take this one with multiple-packets of salt.

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Foxconn To Supply ‘Four to Five’ New Types of Palm Smartphones in 2011

Those of you waiting for something new from HP Palm might be happy to hear the news coming from Asia. According to sources, Foxconn received an order to supply four to five new smartphones for Palm. The report also indicates that Foxconn will build the upcoming webOS tablet being dubbed the PalmPad. Compal Communications received an order for one new Palm device, bringing the possible total to six new smartphones.

CENS.com via About webOS

Takeover Rumors Persist, Wheel Lands on HTC

Palm’s stock was on the rise again today, in a move similar to Tuesay, again based upon rumors of a possible takeover. This time, the rumors center around HTC. PreCentral points us to a translated article from Chinese Economic News.

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Smartphone maker HTC is in talks with Palm on a possible acquisition, the Economic Daily said, citing market speculation, after foreign media reported that some other companies including China’s Lenovo had been named as potential suitors.

Linda Mills, a spokesperson for HTc, said the company does not comment on rumors, but added: “To the best of my knowledge this is just a rumor.”

Palm declined to comment.

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