Unless you keep up with the times, you may be ousted from the mainstream. Is that the Palm’s strategy to survive in this competitive market? The struggling smartphone manufacturer has announced its own app store, namely Software Store, a pretty similar concept adopted by Apple, RIM and even Google’s Android. This Software Store offers more than 5,000 apps and games such as Encyclopedia, Tetris, Pac-Man, etc for Palm users to browse and download.

This mobile software store supports over 25 Palm devices1, from the Centro to the Treo Pro. To encourage users’ participation and bring in more crowd to this mobile Software Store, Palm is offering an offer of 25% discount for the first download. Users who want to take up this offer need to enter SHOPMOBILE at checkout.