In addition to its gecko-like grip, the latest Palm Pre touchstone super power is the ability to squeeze $US5 worth of components into a $70 price tag.
We kid the Pre, honestly, because as other sites have already noted today, many electronics companies have been taking bargain bin components, adding a slick coat of paint, and charging a premium for some time now.
Still, $US5 worth of commodity plastic and transistors marked up to $US70? Surely there is some other latent super power slumbering within the plastic confines of this phone charger that will awaken with a flash someday? Right?