webOS archive

  • HP webOS ran twice as fast on iPad 2
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    HP webOS ran twice as fast on iPad 2

    By 19 August 2011

    The HP TouchPad never really stood a chance if murmurs emerging from the webOS locker rooms prove to be true. TheNextWeb is reporting that HP's own web engineers were using an iPad 2 (using web based apps) to test the functions of webOS, as the TouchPad...

  • Why HTC should buy webOS and Google HP’s PSG division
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    Why HTC should buy webOS and Google HP’s PSG division

    By 19 August 2011

    HP is pulling out of the consumer market. It’s dumped webOS products and keen to sell off its PC and laptop division as it looks to concentrate on the business-to-business side of its operation. To become the man behind the man, rather than just...

  • HP dumps webOS: TouchPad and Pre ditched
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    HP dumps webOS: TouchPad and Pre ditched

    By 18 August 2011

    HP has quietly revealed that it plans to abandon its webOS devices: most recently we’ve seen the HP TouchPad; the Pre3 has only just landed on our doorstep, but this looks like the end of the line for both. The statement, nestled innocuously in the...

  • HP TouchPad review
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    HP TouchPad review

    By 30 June 2011

    For many, separating the HP TouchPad from it’s webOS Palm origins will be difficult. It picks up many of the nicer features of the Pre phones, including the Touchstone wireless charging option, and of course an operating system that offers the sort...

  • HP in talks with Samsung to license webOS
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    HP in talks with Samsung to license webOS

    By 29 June 2011

    Back at the beginning of June, Pocket-lint reported from Qualcomm's event in San Diego where HP senior vice president Jon Rubinstein hinted that webOS may not be restricted to just HP devices in the future, and that there was a possibility that some...

  • HP's Pivot, the magazine-style app browser for TouchPad
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    HP's Pivot, the magazine-style app browser for TouchPad

    By 23 June 2011

    HP plans on building the WebOS developer community with a curated carousel of applications the company thinks do justice to the new tablet.   The idea is that TouchPad users can find new interesting applications to download from what will be initially...

  • Skype and webOS makes international calls free
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    Skype and webOS makes international calls free

    By 20 June 2011

    If stacking cards and HP Synergy weren't enough to get you to jump aboard the webOS 2.2 revolution, then maybe this evidence of the deep Skype integration will be - especially if you're a fan of free international calling. Now, we know that other phone...

  • HP TouchPad gets UK price and release date
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    HP TouchPad gets UK price and release date

    By 9 June 2011

    HP's 9.7 inch screen touting TouchPad is set to hit UK shelves in mid-July, the company has announced.  Packing what looks to be an almost entirely new version of WebOS, HP has a lot set on the TouchPad, which they are hoping will bring the ex-Palm technology...

  • HP Boss: webOS to be available to other manufacturers
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    HP Boss: webOS to be available to other manufacturers

    By 1 June 2011

    HP senior vice president Jon Rubinstein has hinted that webOS may not be restricted to just HP devices in the future, and that there is a possibility that some "special companies" could indeed offer the platform on their devices. Speaking at the Qualcomm...

  • webOS on all HP PCs by 2012
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    webOS on all HP PCs by 2012

    By 9 March 2011

    All HP PCs will come with webOS pre-installed in 2012, the CEO of HP has said. “Starting next year, every one of the PCs shipped by HP will include the ability to run webOS in addition to Microsoft Corp.’s Windows,” Leo Apotheker told Businessweek...

  • HP TouchPad hands-on
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    HP TouchPad hands-on

    By 21 February 2011

    HP launched the TouchPad at the beginning of the February alongside the HP Veer and the HP Pre3. We know we’ve already brought you a first hands-on of it at the time, but now the dust has settled we were able to get a second longer play with the...

  • HP Pre3 hands-on
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    HP Pre3 hands-on

    By 18 February 2011

    HP launched the Pre3 at the beginning of the February. We know we’ve already brought you a first hands-on of it at the time, but now the dust has settled we were able to get a second longer play with the new flagship smartphone from HP at Mobile...

  • HP webOS PCs and laptops in the works
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    HP webOS PCs and laptops in the works

    By 10 February 2011

    Todd Bradley, HP’s executive vice president of the company’s Personal Systems Group has announced that webOS is coming to HP PCs, too, at the company’s San Francisco event on Wednesday; after announcing the HP Veer, Pre3 and TouchPad webOS devices....

  • HP Veer, TouchPad, and Pre3 first hands-on
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    HP Veer, TouchPad, and Pre3 first hands-on

    By 10 February 2011

    After months of waiting, teasing, leaks and all the rest, HP has announced the launch of the HP Veer, the HP TouchPad and the Pre3. Pocket-lint was in San Francisco at the launch event to see whether the new devices are something to look forward to or merely a...

  • HP Veer, Pre3 and TouchPad webOS devices unveiled
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    HP Veer, Pre3 and TouchPad webOS devices unveiled

    By 9 February 2011

    As expected from the erroneous leak before its global press announcement, HP has introduce three new webOS devices onto the market: the HP Veer, Palm Pre3 and its iPad rival, the HP TouchPad. Having added 100s of engineers to the webOS development team...

  • VIDEO: HP's 9-second Palm teaser
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    VIDEO: HP's 9-second Palm teaser

    By 3 February 2011

    When we first stumbled across this 9-second video on the HP Palm website, we have to admit that our first thought was slightly "meh". We couldn't really tell what was on show and it all looked a bit naff. But now it's inside our head, chewing away at...

  • Palm webOS tablet details and images leaked
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    Palm webOS tablet details and images leaked

    By 18 January 2011

    An image render and details of HP’s yet to be announced tablet have turned up ahead of what is expected to be an official announcement on 9 February. Citing trusted sources, Engadget has detailed not one, but two tablets that will be announced and be...

  • HP webOS notebooks on their way
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    HP webOS notebooks on their way

    By 17 January 2011

    webOS notebooks from HP are on the horizon, with the computer giant spilling the beans via a new training video. In the webOS Central training video 101 (which is intended for phone salespeople, and is also incredibly cheesy) a suave sounding chap is...

  • HP webOS announcement coming 9 February
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    HP webOS announcement coming 9 February

    By 4 January 2011

    HP has decided to forget that it’s CES this week, instead issuing an invite for a webOS launch on the 9 February in San Francisco just one week ahead of Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. The invite, which reads: “Think big. Think small....

  • HP: webOS printer coming, but not anytime soon
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    HP: webOS printer coming, but not anytime soon

    By 1 December 2010

    HP has given Pocket-lint a bevy of details about upcoming developments for its ePrint range of printers, including the fact that it will bring its newly acquired operating system, Palm webOS, to its printer range. “We are working to bring webOS to our...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Spaz (webOS)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Spaz (webOS)

    By 15 November 2010

    The Palm Pre 2 has just gone on sale in the UK for the sum of £399. And, if you're rocking the new handset, or even one of the old Palm webOS stalwarts, then you're gonna wanna get apped-up to the max. The trouble is, there's a distinct lack of appage...

  • Spotify streams onto webOS
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    Spotify streams onto webOS

    By 28 October 2010

    Spotify isn't shy when cosying up to mobile platforms. And with the news that the music streaming service is hitting webOS, it's only really BlackBerry left to come to the Spotify party. The webOS version is available now for Palm Pre users in the UK,...

  • HP webOS 2.0 coming to Palm Pre, Pixi and Plus range of smartphones
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    HP webOS 2.0 coming to Palm Pre, Pixi and Plus range of smartphones

    By 20 October 2010

    Palm, recently acquired by HP, has confirmed to Pocket-lint that current Palm smartphones will be getting the new HP webOS 2.0 update later in the year. "The webOS 2.0 update will be delivered to existing customers in the coming months, with exact timing...

  • HP goes official with Palm Pre 2 and webOS 2.0
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    HP goes official with Palm Pre 2 and webOS 2.0

    By 19 October 2010

    Well, we kind of knew that HP had the webOS 2.0, Palm Pre 2, up its sleeve, but we have to admit that we didn't see it landing this soon. The electronics giant has confirmed that the Palm Pre 2 will be launching in France with SFR (the source of the original...

  • Palm Pre 2: New wave of leaked pics
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    Palm Pre 2: New wave of leaked pics

    By 13 October 2010

    It looks as if the French have the strangle-hold on Palm Pre 2 leaks. First up, carrier SFR showed off the next-generation webOS device on its website, and now MobiFrance has unearthed some leaked pics of the handset. Looking somewhat similar, if not...