Hello PalmAddicts, what a great place to share good news! In the present world of generally pessimistic views about Palm OS's future I found a bit refreshing news (actually rumor) - Sony may release a successor of TH55 in Japan quite soon. So, it seem that Sony recognizes Palm OS popularity in its home country and haven't cut off the Clie line completely in favor of the new PSP. The original message comes from a website saruzou.cocolog-nifty.com and looks like this:
"In these days, there are rumor about new Clie in Japan. Since VZ90 has been released on Sep 2004, many people believe that VZ90 will be final Clie even in Japan. And UX50,NX80V also discontinue last month. So some users want to buy final stock of Clie and its accessories in Japan. But some shop comment that "New Clie will come in Spring".
And some Japanese BBS shows details of New Clie (he may be internally SONY member Ibelieve.) It should be new generation of TH55 series, but it looks like VAIO series. Anyway, this is good news for Japanese people. Wait few more months or within this month"
- Pavel Hrbacek