Articles about webos (page 4)

HP TouchPad hits 1,000 apps, users get more free apps
On the official HP Palm blog today, it was announced that the webOS App Catalog now has a thousand HP TouchPad-optimized apps available (the app store already has thousands of apps, but they aren’t all developed specifically for the tablet). The thousandth app on the App Catalog? Gun Bros, a free to play 3rd person shooter. And just like the company has been doing over the past few weeks, this […]

HP TouchPad Go clears the FCC, HP gearing for launch?
Now we have some potentially good news for folks who didn’t manage to pick up the HP ToucPad after HP decided to slash its price to $99 – there is a chance that you might be able to pick up the TouchPad’s smaller brother – the TouchPad Go. According to reports online, it appears that the 7″ webOS tablet has paid a visit to the office of the FCC and […]

HP releases more TouchPad promo codes for Splashtop Remote Desktop HD
Interested in more free apps for your TouchPad tablet? Good news, especially if you’re looking for a way to control your desktop computer using your tablet. HP is now giving away promo codes for Splashtop Remote Desktop HD, an app which lets you do just that. HP had given away codes to the app previously but it was snapped up within a few hours, and now it looks like it […]

HP Pre 3 teardown
While it’s a shame that we won’t be seeing the HP Pre 3 on sale anymore, that doesn’t mean we can’t have a look at it too see what makes it tick. The folks over at webOS Internals managed to gettheir hands on a Pre 3 unit and disassembled it, showing off the difference between the AT&T HP Pre 3 and the European HP Pre 3.Overall, besides the radios and […]

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Unreleased HP webOS devices spotted in the wild
HP might be done with producing anymore webOS devices after its final batch of TouchPad tablets, but that doesn’t mean that existing devices that have already been purchased are going to disappear. Like the legendary white HP TouchPad that went on sale across the Atlantic but not stateside. The folks over at Engadget managed to spot the white European HP TouchPad, the black TouchPad 4G for AT&T, and the Pre […]

Final batch of HP TouchPads to go to HP employees first
It looks like HP Employees will have something to cheer about – HP has sent out an email to its employees, informing them that they’ll be able to purchase at least one tablet each from the final batch of the company’s discontinued webOS tablet, the TouchPad. Starting September 28th at 9am PT, HP employees will be able to use the EPP (Employee Purchase Program) store to buy the $99 16GB […]

WebOS returns as an enterprise platform
While HP has pulled out of the smartphone/tablet business, the company still has plans for its WebOS operating system. According to statements from the company today, HP plans to turn webOS into an “enterprise development platform”. Speaking at the InformationWeek 500 conference today, Chairman of the Board Ray Lane was quoted as saying:“You cannot develop serious portable applications on Android. Android is a great operations environment for a smart device, […]

HTC considering purchase of a mobile operating system
With the Google acquiring Motorola’s cellphone division, it’s not surprising that other Android handset makers may be a bit cautious over their future. Sure, for now it looks like operations as per usual, but what about the future? While there’s no indication that Google has plans to close off Android to other manufacturers, it still remains a possibility regardless how small it may seem, which is why it’s not surprising […]

Second batch of HP TouchPad tablets rumored to arrive in October
After HP announced on its blog its intentions to put the HP TouchPad on sale again, people wondered when they’d be able to get their hands on the tasty $99 webOS tablets. While HP hasn’t made it officially known, DigiTimes has reported that we’ll be seeing a late October release for the remaining HP TouchPad tablets. HP’s manufacturers are believed to have enough parts to produce about 100,000 to 200,000 […]

Samsung avoids webOS
It was rumored that Samsung might be digging into their cash reserves to bring webOS, the failed platform from HP, under their wings. Well, good thing Samsung CEO Choi Gee Sung decided to rubbish such rumors at IFA 2011 in Berlin that the South Korean company would “never” pursue a deal.While it seems that “acquiring an operating system is becoming a fashion”, Samsung themselves have their own Bada mobile operating […]

HP TouchPad to go through one last limited production run
Were you planning on getting your hands on the super cheap $99 HP TouchPad but were disappointed that they were sold out? Well according to HP’s blog, it appears the company will produce a limited run of their webOS tablet to satisfy the ongoing demand.

HP will continue supporting the TouchPad
We all know that HP won’t be making additional webOS devices in the future – but that doesn’t mean that the TouchPad is dead. In fact, it’s far from it. According to a report by CNET – HP has been reported as saying “HP is fully committed to the ongoing support and service of customers who purchased webOS devices…We plan to continue to investigate the best ways to leverage WebOS […]

QuickOffice update for HP TouchPad now live (updated)
Great news to HP TouchPad owners – remember the QuickOffice update that enabled document editing and was supposed to arrive last week? While the update didn’t arrive on time, it’s not too late either, and HP has just announced on its blog that the QuickOffice update is now live for the webOS tablet. To get the update for your HP TouchPad, just head over to the webOS App Catalog. The […]

HP offers another 6-Pack of apps
After successfully giving away its first app 6-pack (apparently the promo codes were all exhausted in a matter of hours), HP has decided to give out another batch of apps again. This time around, they’re giving out two apps from the first batch and four brand new ones. The same rules from before apply here as well – at the moment they’re US-only (rest of the world: you’ll just have […]