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webOS 1.4.5.1 update to arrive on Sprint phones today?

08/10/2010, While Sprint did post a changelog for the webOS 1.4.5.1 update, it more or less confirms that the update will be released today – although it has yet to be confirmed whether the release has hit Sprint handsets already. Do leave a comment if your...

HP 12C financial calculator emulated, runs on webOS

07/30/2010, The webOS platform is not quite dead yet, and is pretty capable if placed in the right hands. We’re talking about the HP 12c financial calculator being emulated on webOS, thanks to the magic of Javascript emulation. While this is not the full...

webOS 1.4.5 arrives in Europe, heading elsewhere later

07/15/2010, webOS 1.4.5 has landed in selected carriers for folks living in Europe, with O2 Germany getting it first followed by O2 UK. There are rumors going around that other carriers elsewhere in Europe are getting webOS 1.4.5 as well, so if you’re reader in...

HP might just out a new flexible device in due time

07/12/2010, HP’s Phil McKinney spoke at MobileBeat in San Francisco today by talking about their new flexible display technology that utilizes rugged Mylar-infused sheets which are not unlike those found in solar panels. This makes it able to display video...

HP Acquires Melodeo And The nuTsie Service

06/23/2010, HP does seem to be in the mood for acquisitions recently, and now the computing giant has snapped up Melodeo, the parent company of the nuTsie music streaming service, reportedly for a sum between $30m-$35m. The service is similar to Apple’s Lala or...

HP commits itself to webOS smartphones

06/03/2010, The cat is out of the bag – we’re talking about HP CEO Mark Hurd mentioning that “we didn’t buy Palm to be in the smartphone business” alongside the thought that pouring money into developing webOS smartphones...

HP could include webOS in printers of the future

05/18/2010, After acquiring Palm, HP is quick to get off the mark by finding a way to utilize the webOS plaform, and according to HP CEO Mark Hurd, “We expect to leverage webOS in a number of form factors, including slates and Web-connected printers....

Rumor: HP Decides To Kill Its Windows 7 Slate Plans

04/29/2010, This is still very much a rumor at the moment, and considering the amount of publicity the device has got before this, we are more than a little suspicious. Word is going around that HP has decided to kill off its Windows 7 tablet computer, the HP Slate....

Palm Project Ares Boosts App Development

04/20/2010, Despite Palm being beset by a whole bunch of bad news, at least there are some positive developments coming from the company, as it has just introduced its Ares development tool, allowing developers to create applications within a browser. Since Palm is...

Palm’s SVP Of Software Will Be Leaving The Company

04/19/2010, By now, most of you already know that Palm is going through a rather rough patch, and it had to make some rather juicy offers to its executives in order to ensure that they stay on. Now, word is out that Michael Abbott, Palm’s Senior VP of software...

Google Now Allows You To Check If Stock Is Available Nearby

03/11/2010, Have you ever been in a scenario where you google for an item online, find it at a store nearby, fight through traffic to get there, only to find out that it’s out of stock? Well, Google is looking to help you tackle that issue, with its latest...

Sprint drops Palm Pixi to $50

02/28/2010, Sprint has lowered the price of its already cheap Palm Pixi to just $50 in the US, hoping to bolster sales of the entry-level webOS phone by some margin. After all, Palm isn’t exactly doing gangbusters financially at the moment even with a great...

Palm Pre Plus and Pixi Plus now on Verizon website

01/25/2010, Verizon’s website has been updated to show off the modestly updated Palm Pre Plus and Pixi Plus which we saw at CES 2010, and they will retail for $149.99 and $99.99, respectively, after tying yourself down to a 2-year contract of course....

Palm pre plus

01/07/2010, [CES 2010] The Palm pre plus was announced earlier today, where it will arrive at Verizon Wireless later on the 25th this month for a yet undisclosed price. Too bad it won’t roll out with webOS 1.4, and what’s different about the pre plus...