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Roundup: Favorite tips of 2012
TIP
by Adam Marks
Dec 31, 2012
After a roller coaster of a year in 2011 for webOS, the pace of news for 2012 was definitely a lot slower. For the first time since webOS was released in 2009, we did not see any hardware released...
GuttenPodder Authentication dropdown
TIP
by Adam Marks
Dec 28, 2012
If you are a webOS user and a podcast listener, chances are you are using drPodder (or podFrency or GuttenPodder, the open source updates to drPodder) to listen to your podcasts. In most cases, all...
Save Restore Misc OS Backup files
TIP
by Adam Marks
Dec 27, 2012
The WebOS Internals' homebrew app Save/Restore is great to backup your important application data in case you ever need to webOS Doctor you device, swap it out with a new device, or even transfer...
Xecutah keyboard
TIP
by Adam Marks
Dec 21, 2012
Xecutah is a great homebrew app by WebOS Internals (available in Preware or webOS Quick Install) that allows you to access the command line interface on your webOS device. However, there are times...
Edit Music Playlist
TIP
by Adam Marks
Dec 19, 2012
This tip is only for devices running webOS 3.0 or higher While the stock music player for webOS phones or the TouchPad has never been as fully featured as third-party alternatives, such as Music...
Edit Carrier String
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by Adam Marks
Dec 17, 2012
The "carrier string" is the bit of text on the top-left of your device that is visible when you are in card mode or looking at your device's lock screen, and shows the cellular carrier...
Enable Private Browsing
TIP
by Adam Marks
Dec 14, 2012
When you browse webites on a webOS device, the history of all the sites that you visit is saved to your device. This can be convenient when trying to find a site you want to revisit, but there are...
Music Player Remix dropdown
TIP
by Adam Marks
Dec 12, 2012
Music Player (Remix), by Hedami, is a significant upgrade over the stock music play for either webOS phones or the TouchPad. While the TouchPad player has some additional features, such as the...
Device Menu Megamix
TIP
by Adam Marks
Dec 07, 2012
While we still have a strong webOS community, many webOS users have moved on to other platforms and no longer use their webOS phones as their daily driver. But, many of those are still keeping their...
Power Nap
TIP
by Adam Marks
Dec 05, 2012
There are many ways that you can set an alarm with webOS, such as using the stock alarm feature within the Clock app, creating a calendar entry, or using apps like Timer Classic or Dashboard...