Handspring announced plans to make its Visor handhelds available at retail stores, possibly by the end of this month.
Visor, which began shipping last October, is currently available only from Handspring, which takes phone or Web orders for the device.
The device should provide strong competition for Palm Computing’s Palm III and Palm V handhelds, which use the same operating system as the Visor.
At $149,Visor has a similar entry-level price to the Palm III but also allows add-on devices, including one-way pagers and global positioning system devices.
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