So, Apple Wanted To Buy Palm After All!

Android: First Impressions

Jean-Louis Gassée reveals:

A perhaps little known fact: in the Summer of 1997, Steve Jobs called Eric Benhamou, 3Com’s CEO (the company owned Palm). “Give me the Palm and come and join my Board of Directors. Only Apple can make Palm a true consumer brand.” Nothing happened. Apple’s foray into the product segment had to wait ten more years.

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One Comment on “So, Apple Wanted To Buy Palm After All!”


  1. […] Cental noticed last week over at Palm Addicts via Mike Cane’s Blog that Apple wanted to purchase Palm back in the summer of […]


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