Starting June 18th and ending on July 9th, the promotion will slash the price on every paid app in the App Catalog by 50%.
Palm is subsidizing the promotion, making up the difference so developers still get full price.
It’s a fine idea, but with major developers like Adobe currently (and predictably) telling Palm to get lost, surely others will follow. This is just a stop-gap measure similar to the bargain-basement prices on the Palm handsets themselves. At best, it provides temporary relief and a press release, but it’s no fix. The patient is still bleeding. If Palm (i.e., webOS) is to survive, HP must come out with a competitive device to show its worth.