CEO Speaks: PC in Your Palm

BELIEVE IT OR NOT, PALM'S HARD-CHARGING CEO THINKS SOMETIMES WE SHOULD TURN IT ALL OFF

A computer for every pocket. That idea has been the core of Palm, Inc.'s strategy. Ed Colligan, president and CEO of the maker of the Treo smartphone and other wireless handheld devices, spoke with TIME's LAURA LOCKE about the future of mobile computing and why Palm joined forces with Microsoft.

TIME: Palm created the handheld computing industry. Where is it headed now?

ED COLLIGAN: From the very beginning, we felt the future of personal computing is mobile computing. We're halfway there. In the not too distant future, people will turn to [portable] devices for their computing needs, to access information and...