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by Derek Kessler
Feb 08, 2012
We'll be honest - this one is more for the developers and our own lazy purposes. Right now, webOS App Catalog developers are only able to generate promo codes for their apps on a per-country...
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 08, 2012
It was early December. The whirlwind year that was 2011 was coming to a close and the future of webOS was still a great unknown. But one developer stood up and proclaimed, "My name is Zhephree,...
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 07, 2012
A few months back, deep in the midst of the TouchPad fire sale, at least a few of HP's webOS tablets shipped out the door and to customers with an unexpected install: Android. While HP never...
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 06, 2012
Good news, webOS Nation: Theme Manager is now available! The Enyo-based app by Janne Julkunen (better known around these parts as homebrew master coder Sconix) is now available from WebOS...
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 06, 2012
Hey there webOS developer, have we got a suggestion for you. Frustrated by the lack of a trial option or refunds for your webOS customers? Wish you had a way to offer a free trial that was easy to...
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 06, 2012
So far 3D in smartphones has proven to be a bit of a gimmick. At least we don't have to wear glasses to make it work with devices like the Android-powered HTC Evo 3D, but as it turns out - you...
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 06, 2012
This weekend's post from webOS developer Dan Perlberger on dealing with app piracy has generated one of the best conversations on the issue I think I've ever seen. A lot of opposing voices...
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 06, 2012
HP CEO Meg Whitman isn't making out like a bandit as much as her predecessor, but she still has potential to do pretty well for herself as HP's chief executive. She agreed to a salary of one...
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 06, 2012
The first Enyo open source framework-based apps to land on other platforms flew quickly to Android and the world wide web. One of those was James Harris' Flashcards, now suffixed with a "To Go",...
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 06, 2012
Over the past several months we've watched HP's webOS work force get chopped in half and suffer some pretty serious attrition, all thanks to HP's former lack-of-a-plan. That's now getting resolved...
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 05, 2012
Derek and Adam discuss HP's open source roadmap, Enyo everywhere, Jon Rubinstein's departure, and apps - what else? Download it directly with this link Subscribe via iTunes Subscribe...
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 03, 2012
Synergy is awesome, and it's been awesome since Palm unveiled it as part of webOS way back at the beginning of 2009. The simplicity of webOS' linked contacts has yet to be matched by any...
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 03, 2012
Listen up webOS Nation, things are about to get c-razy up in here. And by c-razy, we mean PalmCast Live on Friday night, of all nights. We wanted to do it on our regular Tuesday, but things didn't...
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 03, 2012
Georgia and Rene are joined by CrackBerry Kevin Michaluk to kickoff Mobile Nations Fitness Month. We break down how best to get started, set attainable goals, and get results, and address some of...
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 02, 2012
We’re big fans of the webOS aesthetic. It's a simple design that's very easy on the eyes, but we'll be honest, sometimes we wish it was a little darker, or maybe a little lighter,...
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 02, 2012
 
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 02, 2012
Back in October, HP pushed an update to the Maps app that both switched the provider to Microsoft's Bing Maps and installed the Enyo framework onto devices all the way back to the original Pre....
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 01, 2012
Here's something we've been practically begging to get for three years now: online account management. Today, if you go to hpwebos.com/account and log in with your webOA Account credentials...
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 01, 2012
February is fitness month at Mobile Nations! New Years is over, January has come and gone, and for many of us, our get fit and get healthy resolutions have come and gone with it. Rather than...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 31, 2012
There's a nice little app for webOS smartphones called Multiple App Launcher. It started out as a pretty basic concept - create shortcuts in the App Launcher that when tapped in turn launch...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 31, 2012
It wasn just a week ago that the WebOS Internals' Auto Update System Modification Technology was close to deployment. The set of protocols is designed to make it easier to safely update patches...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 30, 2012
According to a report tonight on The Verge, webOS veteran Brian Hernacki has left HP. Hernacki joined Palm in 2009 as the Chief Security Architect and was promoted to Chief Architect, webOS, in...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 30, 2012
There are tower defense games and then there are tower defense nightmares. Grave Defense HD by Art of Bytes falls into the latter category. With 24 levels designed for the tablet and phone form...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 30, 2012
Gmail does it. iOS does it. Heck, Outlook 2003 did it. What is this mysterious it? For those of you that didn't read the title of this post, it's threaded email, and three years in it's...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 27, 2012
Former Palm CEO and Palm Global Business Unit head Jon Rubinstein has left HP effective today, according to a new report from AllThingsD. Rubinstein joined HP as part of the company's purchase of...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 27, 2012
If you have missed one of the multitude of chances to pick up an HP TouchPad, here's one more: HP has put a batch of refurbished TouchPads up on deal-a-day site Woot, though you might find...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 26, 2012
We've been giving Picsel major props over the past few months for their Smart Office document editing suite on webOS, and for good reason - they've succeeded in building a robust and comprehensive...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 25, 2012
As we touched on when talking about the revised expectations and hopes for webOS, there's something interesting right at the very end of the open source roadmap: the September release of "Open...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 25, 2012
In 2009 the dream of webOS and the Palm Pre was a successful web-based mobile platform with full-featured apps built with web code. It was an ambitious dream, but it came packaged with a flawed...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 25, 2012
In announcing Enyo as open source and launching the new enyojs.com site, HP also posted six previews of Enyo web apps for your browser. Some are pretty basic, like the Enyo Playground code...