Palm OS

Updated: 01/31/2019 by Computer Hope
Palm PDA

Created in 1996 by Palm Incorporated, and alternatively known as Garnet OS, Palm OS is the operating system used by the stylus-based PalmPilot series of handheld computers. The 6th and final update to the operating system, Palm OS Cobalt, was released in 2004.

Features of Palm OS

The initial version of Palm OS included the following features:

  • Address book
  • Date book
  • Notepad
  • To-do list
  • Calculator

Features added in the various updates to Palm OS include the following:

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