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LG webOS-Powered TVs Expected In Early 2014

02/27/2013, LG announced earlier this week it acquired webOS from HP to be used in its brand of Smart TVs, although they didn’t a timeframe on when exactly consumers could expect to see webOS-powered Smart TVs. According to The Verge’s sources, and...

LG Acquires webOS From HP For Use In Smart TVs

02/25/2013, [MWC 2013] LG has been looking into using webOS on its brand of Smart TVs since this past October, and it looks like the company likes what it saw as it’s announcing it is acquiring the platform to be used in its Smart TVs. LG acquiring webOS from...

Google Nexus 7 Runs webOS Smoothly

01/01/2013, What you see above is definitely very different and removed from everyday reality. In fact, we are talking about the Google Nexus 7 which obviously, being a Google product, will run on the Android mobile operating system and nothing else. Well, the folks...

webOS Runs On Android Platform?

11/27/2012, Ever since HP rolled out the source code for Open webOS, developers have gotten down to work with relish, and some of them have even ported the operating system to different platforms, and one of the more memorable moments was to see it run on the Samsung...

LG looks towards webOS Smart TV

10/26/2012, Smart TVs are starting to creep into our living rooms slowly but surely, thanks to a decent Internet connection that has made its way into just about every single home. LG, for instance, is said to debut a new Smart TV that will run on the now defunct...

WebOS is reborn in a live USB distro

10/16/2012, Miss your Palm Pre or Pixi? Did you get one of those firesale Touchpads and wished that you could run WebOS on a different form factor? Those were the hopes when HP opened sourced the failed Palm operating system. It seems like the open source community...

HP CEO hints at a future smartphone

09/14/2012, Back in 2010, when HP acquired Palm, hopes were high about the company. The $1.2 billion deal allowed HP to make use of Palm’s OS on its tablets and smartphones. It was expected that the deal would finally allow HP to take off in the smartphone...

HP resurrects WebOS using Gram

08/16/2012, I guess you can say that WebOS is the mobile operating system that simply refuses to die, where this former operating system of Palm that was acquired by Hewlett-Packard (HP) is now the main focus of the start-up known as Gram, especially after WebOS was...

webOS hacked, offers swiping gesture to switch apps

06/29/2012, HP recently made available the source code for webOS Community Edition, and you can say that developers have dived into the operating system with a buzz, modifying it according to their whim, fancy and ability. Well, what are the results of their labor?...

HP webOS Community Edition released

06/26/2012, In March this year, we talked about how HP has plans to release even more source code surrounding the now defunct webOS, and here we are halfway through the middle of the year and HP has just announced that they will be rolling out more of the source code...

webOS 3.0.5: More source code to be released by HP

03/15/2012, The HP TouchPad might be a chapter of HP’s history that they want to forget, but that does not mean nobody loves the no defunct tablet. In fact, HP intends to transform the webOS platform into one that will allow tablets and smartphones run on open...

HP to make webOS open source by fall 2012

01/25/2012, HP announced that they would make webOS open source by the time fall 2012 rolls around, which is not something that the tech industry envisioned. After all, most folks thought that HP would have taken the more “normal” route of selling the...

webOS receives OTA update

01/12/2012, It is still hard to believe that just a couple of years ago, Palm was still there at CES, with their very own presentation room (that served great canapes, sushi and tapas), while we journalists could slowly go through the different aspects of webOS...

HP webOS: now open source

12/09/2011, For those of you who are still shedding tears over the death of HP’s webOS devices and worrying about the future of the webOS operating system, there’s hope: HP has officially announced it will be contributing webOS to the open source...