Verizon Tips Pre Plus, and Palm Opens WebOS

Verizon Wireless announced Jan. 25 availability of two modified versions of Palm’s WebOS-based smartphones, the Palm Pre Plus and the newly WiFi-enabled Palm Pixi Plus. Meanwhile, Palm announced that its WebOS developer program is now open to all developers, and plans to launch a WebOS plugin development kit, says eWEEK.
The Palm Pre Plus and Palm Pixi Plus have been rumored for several weeks, with more evidence showing up earlier this week that Verizon Wireless was ready to launch Palm’s Pre and Pixi phones. Previously available only on Sprint, the phones are based on the recently rev’d Linux-based WebOS platform. Now, Verizon Wireless has made it official, announcing that the new Plus versions of the phone will debut on Verizon Wireless on Jan. 25…