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by Derek Kessler
Jan 25, 2012
That was fast. It's like HP was working with developers on making this happen or something. The very first webOS app based on open source Enyo getting used on another platform has arrived, and it'...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 25, 2012
Along with today's announcement of the webOS open source roadmap, HP is today open sourcing the entirety of the Enyo application framework as it stands today. They've also announced the next...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 25, 2012
Just a month-and-a-half after announcing their intention to open source webOS, HP has now released a roadmap detailing exactly how that's going to happen. It's pretty ambitious, and coupled...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 24, 2012
There are a multitude of Twitter clients available for webOS smartphones and a growing number for the TouchPad tablet. The latest to join the fray is the aptly named TweetPad, i.e. Twitter for the...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 23, 2012
There's a decent enough photo viewing app on the TouchPad. But that's what it is - decent. Sure, you can run a slideshow on it, but what about putting in music, changing the display order, and...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 23, 2012
There are a great many things webOS does very well. There are other it's not so good at. And there are some things that my four-year-old Treo running Palm OS could do but are mind bogglingly...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 22, 2012
Are you ready for the next generation of updating patches and themes? Sure you are, don't doubt yourself. Even if you aren't, it's coming, in the form of WebOS Internals' Auto-Update System...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 22, 2012
In a world where webOS and toasters are separate, one man dared to defy convention and bring the two together in a way only he could envision. Armed only an Arduino board and his wits, he set out to...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 19, 2012
The update to webOS 2.2.4 landed for the Pre 2 and Pre3 a month ago. It brought a few minor updates for the Pre3, but also enabled messaging sharing and Skype calling for the Pre 2. That brings...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 19, 2012
With webOS going open source and HP redoubling their development efforts to support the endeavor, one might look to their phone or tablet and suddenly start seeing areas in which webOS could be...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 18, 2012
Today brought the first release of the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich-based CyanogenMod9 Alpha 0 to the TouchPad. It's the latest version of Android, made up all pretty for the TouchPad. Or at...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 18, 2012
By now you've likely encountered today's black bar on Google or the complete blacking out of sites like Wikipedia, Reddit, and WebOS Internals. It's all in response to something else you've likely...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 18, 2012
Last Friday we got our first glimpse of CyanogenMod 9 running on the HP TouchPad. For the unfamiliar, CyanogenMod is an Android homebrew development community that has taken the Android Open...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 17, 2012
Time to learn a new name: Bill Veghte. Before today Mr. Veghte was HP Executive Vice President of HP Software, today he's still that, but he's also HP's new Chief Strategy Officer, replacing the...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 17, 2012
What have we here, Texas Instruments? Inductive charging that can be built into a device? Gee willikers, I feel like I've seen that before. Oh, right, I use it every day. A recent report over at...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 16, 2012
We've all used our smartphones to take pictures of important or just plain fun events. But viewing them? That's never a great experience out of the box. That's where Slide Master by Appsotutely...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 15, 2012
As we mentioned a few days back, Astraware has been making some notable progress up the ladder of their TouchPad Totalizer. The third app on the chain, Astraware Solitaire, was released just this...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 13, 2012
Something interesting happened back in April 2011 with the webOS 2.1 update. HP moved the App Catalog app package from the ROM (/usr/palm/applications) to the third-party application folder,...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 13, 2012
We've touched before on the work being down to hack Android onto the TouchPad, with the last thing we saw being CyanogenMod 7 bringing the meant-for-phones Android 2.3 Gingerbread onto the webOS...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 12, 2012
Attention TouchPad owners: an update to webOS 3.x is now available for your favorite webOS tablet. webOS 3.0.5 is now available over-the-air for the TouchPad, bringing faster view switching in...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 12, 2012
Our podcast feed: Audio | Video Download directly: Audio Subscribe in iTunes: Audio | Video Subscribe in Zune Mobile Nations editors Kevin Michaluk, Phil Nickinson, Rene Ritchie, Daniel...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 11, 2012
Astraware's TouchPad Totalizer keeps marching on towards getting more of their games onto the TouchPad. First was Mahjong HD, and after hitting the 1000 sales mark, they started work on kicking...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 09, 2012
We'll be honest: we have trouble keeping ourselves organized. It's not that we have a lot going on - we just can't seem to remember what we have to do and when we have to do it. While our webOS...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 05, 2012
Need proof that there are still awesome things happening in webOS? Then look no further than the newest entrant in the webOS Nation Homebrew Gallery: Project Macaw, a swanky new Twitter client for...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 05, 2012
You want more iOS? Then head on over to the newly rebranded iMore (formerly known as TiPb (formerly known as The iPhone Blog (formerly known as Phone Different))). As with our own recent rebrand...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 04, 2012
Earlier this week an article was published by The New York Times that served as a sort of post-mortem of webOS now that it’s going open source. The title: “H.P.’s TouchPad, Some Say, Was Built on...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 03, 2012
Say what you will about Picsel’s Smart Office document editing suite, but you can’t deny that they’ve shown quite the bit of commitment to webOS despite the fact that they didn’t get the special...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 02, 2012
The Memos app on your TouchPad is, well, it's adequate. It lets you take notes, and that's pretty much about it. There's a growing need for something more versatile, and B-Tech Labs' StickIt!...
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by Derek Kessler
Dec 31, 2011
Looking forward to 2012? After the ride that was 2011 we sure are. So from all of us at webOS Nation and Mobile Nations, have a safe and happy New Year! We'll see you in 2012...