If we believe all the J-school trained tech writers, Palm has saved itself with the promised introduction of the Pre.  New hardware.  New firmware.  New everything.  Tech writers from J-school may believe this; Palm users may be a bit skeptical.  Part of the reason is apparently me-too thinking; part is a no-backward-compatibility burn-the-bridges approach; part is that this is a Palm Product, almost certain to prove unreliable in actual use. (more…)