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HP to contribute webOS to the open source community

HP to contribute webOS to the open source community

10 December, 2011 | comments (38)

The long silence regarding webOS has been broken but in a different way than what most people expected. Instead of shutting down the project once and for all, HP has announced that they will be contributing webOS to the open source...

Tags: HP, webOS


HP Pre 3 cancelled in the US, drops price in Europe

HP Pre 3 cancelled in the US, drops price in Europe

23 August, 2011 | comments (11)

It's been four days since HP announced they will discontinue the webOS phones and tablets. Since that day a lot has happened. First, HP slashed the TouchPad price to $99 in the USA. Hours later most of the retailers were out of stock. The same...

Tags: HP, webOS, Touch UI


Microsoft offers free tools, devices, and training to webOS developers

Microsoft offers free tools, devices, and training to webOS developers

20 August, 2011 | comments (84)

This is a classic example of the saying that there is an opportunity in every loss. In this case, Microsoft is taking advantage of webOS's demise by offering its developer community "free phones, dev tools, and training." As you can see...


HP officially discontinues webOS phones and TouchPad devices

HP officially discontinues webOS phones and TouchPad devices

18 August, 2011 | comments (78)

We certainly hope you haven't just spent your hard earned money on a webOS device when reading this. In today's third quarter results report, the computer behemoth announced that it "will discontinue operations for webOS devices, specifically the...

Tags: HP, webOS, Touch UI


Android top operating system in the US, Apple top manufacturer

Android top operating system in the US, Apple top manufacturer

28 July, 2011 | comments (102)

According to the latest research by Nielsen conducted in the month of June, Android has again come out as the top smartphone operating system with 39 percent market share. Meanwhile, Apple with its iOS has gained a market share of 28 percent, also...


HP Pre 3 silently gets a 1.2 GHz dual-core CPU in the UK

HP Pre 3 silently gets a 1.2 GHz dual-core CPU in the UK

15 July, 2011 | comments (27)

Now here's a shocker for you - the upcoming HP Pre 3 will be packing a dual-core CPU at launch, rather than the single-core unit it was initially said to feature. HP has remained surprisingly quiet about the change, but the Pre 3 specs sheet on its...

Tags: HP, webOS


Motorola Pro and HP Pre 3 to launch in July in the UK

Motorola Pro and HP Pre 3 to launch in July in the UK

18 June, 2011 | comments (8)

Folks in the UK will be able to get their hands on two new QWERTY smartphones next month. First is the Motorola Pro, an Android based phone with a candybar design and a QWERTY keypad and the second is the HP Pre 3, which is based on Palmís webOS and...


HP Pre 3 gets a pre-order at Amazon.de, yours for 449 euro

HP Pre 3 gets a pre-order at Amazon.de, yours for 449 euro

19 May, 2011 | comments (15)

The HP Pre 3 just received its first pre-order deal, courtesy of Amazon dot de. The 2.2-inch-screen WebOS smartphone will set you back 449 euro (about $640) with free shipping in Germany. There are still no estimates as to when the phone...

Tags: HP, WebOS, Touch UI


Official: HP Veer 4G headed to AT&T on 15 May, will cost $100

Official: HP Veer 4G headed to AT&T on 15 May, will cost $100

04 May, 2011 | comments (14)

The HP Veer 4G will be launched, exclusively in the US, on the AT&T network and it will set back users $99.9 on a two year contract. It will be available in-stores and online from 15 May. The Veer 4G will be offered in either black or white color...

Tags: HP, WebOS, Touch UI, AT&T


HP Veer Rescheduled, says O2 Germany

HP Veer Rescheduled, says O2 Germany

19 April, 2011 | comments (8)

Contrary to what you might have been expecting, the HP Veer won't be showing up in stores quite as soon as was promised. Lifted from O2 Germany's Twitter feed As the history books show, O2 Germany's Twitter feed, 'o2inside', has been a...

Tags: HP, webOS, Touch UI


New WebOS HP touch bar and Verizon Pre 3 shot in the wild

New WebOS HP touch bar and Verizon Pre 3 shot in the wild

06 April, 2011 | comments (6)

Two new things have just escaped the HP camp - an unannounced HP touch-only phone running on webOS and the HP Pre 3 running on Verizon's network. The unnanounced webOS phone As you can see from the picture, the mysterious new HP phone looks...

Tags: HP, webOS, Touch UI, Rumors


HP Veer to come to O2 Germany in May

HP Veer to come to O2 Germany in May

19 March, 2011 | comments (9)

Looking to experience the webOS user-friendliness in the most compact shell possible? Or is it a gift for your heavy-texting girlfriend that you are after? Then you will be glad to find that the HP Veer is just a couple of months away from hitting...

Tags: HP, webOS, Touch UI


Android pips BlackBerry OS for the lead in US subscriber charts

Android pips BlackBerry OS for the lead in US subscriber charts

08 March, 2011 | comments (56)

We all knew Android is the best-selling smartphone OS in the US (and worldwide for that matter), but the latest ComScore report shows that it has gone even further. The published chart shows that the Google OS has just overtaken BlackBerry and has...


HP unveils the HP Veer and HP Pre 3 webOS smartphones

HP unveils the HP Veer and HP Pre 3 webOS smartphones

09 February, 2011 | comments (36)

Itís been a long waiting, but finally the results of the Palm acquisition by HP is bearing fruit. HP just presented the HP Veer and HP Pre 3 smartphones, as well as the HP TouchPad tablet, all running webOS. It's been almost a year since HP...

Tags: HP, webOS, TouchUI


HP now selling the unlocked Palm Pre 2 for 450 US dollars

HP now selling the unlocked Palm Pre 2 for 450 US dollars

18 November, 2010 | comments (24)

The recently announced Palm Pre 2 smartphone has just been launched in the US. Unlocked Pres come directly from HP and cost way less than here in Europe. HP has already started taking orders and phones are dispatched within 24 hours. The Palm...

Tags: Palm, webOS, Touch UI


Palm Pre 2 official, available this Friday, runs webOS 2.0

Palm Pre 2 official, available this Friday, runs webOS 2.0

19 October, 2010 | comments (19)

Meet the Palm Pre 2. This time officially. The thing showed up a few days back but now it's as official as it gets. And it's due this Friday. Along with some great new features, the Palm Pre 2 will arrive with the brand new webOS 2.0. There...

Tags: Palm, webOS, Touch UI


New Palm Pre 2 may keep the old design, but will boost the specs

New Palm Pre 2 may keep the old design, but will boost the specs

12 October, 2010 | comments (16)

The French carrier SFR published some information on the yet unannounced Palm Pre 2. According to the published ad, the new phone will keep the recognizable curved design, but will have a 1Ghz CPU. SFR already removed the article from its...


Palm reveals key webOS 2.0 features, beta now available

Palm reveals key webOS 2.0 features, beta now available

1 September, 2010 | comments (10)

Palm's webOS 2.0 is coming by the end of the year but today's big news is that the first webOS 2.0 beta has just been released. Sadly, it's only made been available for developers. They are getting the webOS 2.0 SDK beta as well. At least we get a...

Tags: Palm, webOS, Touch UI


Palm Pre Plus and Pixi Plus come to O2 UK on 28 May

Palm Pre Plus and Pixi Plus come to O2 UK on 28 May

19 May, 2010 | comments (10)

If you are an O2 subscriber, or don't mind becoming one in order to feel some of the webOS magic, we've got some good news for you. The two latest Palm handsets will become available through the carrier's network in just over a week time. Both...

Tags: Palm, webOS, Touch UI


Palm Pre Plus is hitting AT&T US stores this Sunday

Palm Pre Plus is hitting AT&T US stores this Sunday

11 May, 2010 | comments (18)

If you're an AT&T user and you're holding out for one of those new Palm phones, then your wait is just about over. AT&T and Palm have announced that the Palm Pre Plus is coming to stores by the end of the week. The AT&T site has touting the...

Tags: Palm, WebOS, Touch UI