Web browsing

The Palm Pre is an amazing web device, which is not a big surprise since it uses the Webkit engine – the same one Apple uses for the iPhone.

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FULL VIEW: Web sites fill the screen quickly and accurately, even for sites that use JavaScript

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ZOOM: You can zoom in on a page by pinching your fingers together, or flicking out to zoom out

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WEB SETTINGS: Under the settings screen, you can add a new card that will appear when you launch the browser with the site of your choosing

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BOOKMARKS: It's easy to set a bookmark for the current site, and you can customise the name of the site if you want

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WEB CARD: When you create a new card, you can name it and adjust the URL. It will appear when you first start the browser

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HISTORY: Just as you can in a desktop browser, it is possible to review your browser history and clear the listings if need be

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PREFERENCES: Palm includes a few options for blocking pop-ups, accepting cookies, and enabling JavaScript. Here is where you clear history, cookies, and cache as well

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FACEBOOK: There isn't a client for Facebook yet that runs on the Pre, so you have to live with the mobile version that runs in the browser

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MOBILE FACEBOOK: The mobile version of Facebook looks the same here as with any smartphone – with a truncated list of current status updates

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MULTI-APPS: You can run multiple apps (using the card paradigm) and switch between them easy with just a flick of your finger

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BROWSER CARDS: The browser uses cards as well – shown here in the main view when you start the browser. Just press the card for the site you want to visit

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