LG Acquires webOS From HP For Use In Smart TVs
[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 HP means they’ll obtain the source code for the OS, its related documents, engineering talent and all websites related to webOS. LG will also […]
Verizon Palm Pre 2 has a release date
After making its debut in Europe a couple of months ago, it looks like we’ll finally see this webOS 2.0 phone on our shores. According to a screenshot posted on precentral.net, the Verizon Palm Pre 2 product page has been spotted and it lists the Palm Pre 2 as having a February 17 launch date and it will go for $100 with a 2-year contract. It’s been so long since […]
HP files for 3 new trademarks
No prizes for guessing what the next tablet from HP-Palm will be called. The giant computer manufacturer recently filed for 3 new trademarks, following the HP Touchpad from last week and the previous PalmPad trademark. The new trademarks filed are “HP Duopad”, “HP Touchslate” and “HP Touchcanvas”. It looks like they’re undecided on the product’s final name, or they’re preparing to release a whole onslaught of tablets this year the […]
HP Topaz specs leaked
It’s only fitting that a site named pre central gets the exclusive scoop on HP’s upcoming tablets, and the scoop is what they got. The folks there received a “massive document” that details HP’s plans for the Topaz webOS tablet. While the plans aren’t final, it sure looks like HP is going to release a pretty sweet tablet this year. The Topaz will feature a 9.7″ 1024 x 768 screen, […]
HP hints that webOS-powered netbook on the way?
We’ve been wondering when HP/Palm will finally grace us with a webOS-powered notebook and now we have a little extra information that might hint that it’s on the way. Digging around the webOS 101 section of HP’s training site, it was noted that it teased folks with the idea of running webOS on a phone, slate and also a netbook. We’re already guessing that HP is planning to unveil a […]
Rumored Palm Mansion to Sport 5-Inch Display
Rumors are circulating around HP Palm’s next-generation webOS 2.0 offering codenamed the Palm Mansion. That device is said to have a 5-inch WVGA screen that has a resolution of 480 X 800, which would make it comparable to the Android-powered Dell Streak. The 5-inch screen size would make the device either a large smartphone or a small tablet, and would offer users a larger screen than traditional phones, which top […]
Five Future Palm Devices Appear In webOS 2.0 Code?
Think that Palm can improve on the recently-unveiled Palm Pre 2 by introducing newer devices? While there isn’t any official confirmation of such a move just yet, some folks have found some device names hidden within SFR’s webOS 2.0 build for the Palm Pre 2, mentioning the Broadway, Windsor, Mantaray, Stingray and the Roadrunner. These devices were included with a line mentioning “temporarily not restoring logs for newer devices”, hinting […]
HP Casts Doubt On The Future Of Windows 7 Slate
The Windows 7-powered HP Slate received much fanfare when it was first unveiled, but it has unfortunately slipped off the radar recently, and with the recent acquisition of Palm by HP, its future is even bleaker. The responses from HP at the Untethered conference today probably served to further confirm that the device, if it ever surfaces, won’t be powered by Microsoft’s Windows 7 OS. The company’s Personal Systems Group […]