This Is The WebOS TV By LG

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Users won’t have to wait until LG’s Consumer Electronics Show press event to get their first look at the company’s WebOS equipped television set thanks to a new leak. Evleaks revealed the hardware design and the user interface of the WebOS television set early this morning, noting that users should expect the device to go […]

LG To Unveil webOS Based TV at CES 2014

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Remember webOS? That was the mobile operating system developed by Palm for smartphones an mobile devices made famous by the Palm Pre. When Palm went belly up, it was later bought by Hewlett Packard and used to power the short-lived TouchPad Tablet. LG later bought webOS from Hewlett Packard and we haven’t heard much about […]

HP to Launch New HP Smartphones

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HP is reentering the smartphone market, according to company executives. Yam Su Yin, HP’s Senior Director of Consumer PC and Media Tablets Asia Pacific, says the company is looking to reassert itself in most of today’s popular platforms, including things like all-in-one desktop PCs, notebooks and tablets. When asked if users could expect a new smartphones from […]

Android Falling Out of LG’s Favor On TV?

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It looks like LG, which had been a Google TV partner bringing the search giant’s mobile OS to its big HDTV screens, is now looking to switch allegiance and is favoring the Open webOS platform, which was born out of HP open-sourcing webOS post-Palm acquisition. Though webOS, which had debuted on the Palm Pre as […]

webOS Becomes ‘Gram’ at HP

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Wondering what the future of webOS now that HP has open sourced the software? According to a leaked email, which as later confirmed to All Things D, it looks like the webOS and the Enyo software development team has now been re-badged as Gram. Gram remains an independent and wholly owned business unit of HP, though […]

HP TouchPad Goes on Sale Once Again

HP TouchPad Goes on Sale Once Again

The HP TouchPad, the webOS tablet that HP killed off back in 2011, has emerged again today in a sale. Woot.com has a one day sale going for refurbished versions of the webOS tablet and it’s selling them for a mere $194.99. That price is for the model that has 32GB of storage space which […]

HP CEO Warns That Google and Motorola Might Try to Close-source Android

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As the Google acquisition of Motorola moves closer to an end, HP CEO Meg Whitman sees an opportunity for HP’s newly open-sourced WebOS platform. Whitman believes that WebOS could have a future as an open source competitor to Android, which is also open source. Whitman’s claim is that with the Google-Motorola deal Android won’t be […]

Former Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein Leaves HP

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According to a report from AllThingsD, former Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein has left Helwitt-Packard effective immediately. It was Rubinstein who was at the helm of Palm when it was bought by HP back in April of 2010  for $1.2 billion. HP is saying that Rubinstein left after he completed 12-24 month commitment post-acquisition and the […]

The Great Tablet Massacre of 2011

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What was once a field of dreams two years ago is now littered with casualties. Hopes and hype have been dashed. Strategies have been changed and are changing again. Generals have fallen. The fortunes of competitors have been ransacked, as others continue to enrich their treasuries. The fallout thus far will most likely be just […]

Grading My 2011 Predictions

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It’s the end of the year and its time for wrap-ups, predictions and more crystal ball gazing than you can shake a branch of holly at. As usual before I make any predictions for 2012, I go back and grade my predictions for the this year now ending. The one thing that is predictable as […]

The Wait is Over. HP Decides to Open Source webOS UPDATED

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After a more than tortured journey in its life so far, the much loved, but tough to gain traction webOS now has a destination again. HP, after replacing the CEO who killed the short-lived TouchPad with Meg Whitman, has decided that it will turn webOS loose on the Open Source world.  The tortured journey included […]

Fate of webOS Coming Within the Day?

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HP new CEO Meg Whitman as called an all hands-on deck webOS meeting to decide the fate of the mobile operating system that HP had acquired along with its parent Palm. Whitman had promised a decision within weeks, and it looks like that decision will be made within the day, just in advance of the […]

TouchPad Fire Sale Resumes Sunday, Limit 2 Per Customer

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The latest round of Verizon’s rumored and speculated delayed launch dates for some high-end flagship smartphones peeving you off lately? Well, perhaps you can channel some of that cash stockpiled for gadget consumption into HP’s now discontinued TouchPad as the company is picking up where it had left off with a fire sale. Earlier this […]

What is Carrier IQ? Is My Phone Spying On Me?

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By now, you have probably heard about something called Carrier IQ. It, and the privacy issues that have emerged along with it, have started dominating the news. Problem is, many of you probably have no idea what it is or if it affects your smartphone. That being said, it’s possible that you’re a little bit […]

Gift Guide: 5 Gifts You Shouldn’t Give in 2011

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While we’ve been busy telling you about all of the gadgets and gizmos that you should be buying this holiday season, it’s time to switch gears a little bit and tell you about a few things that shouldn’t be on your wish list this 2011 holiday season. We know that there are going to be […]

HP Lost Billions on Palm and webOS

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We knew that HP bet huge on Palm and webOS and lost but what we didn’t know is just how much it lost. Well, according to the fourth quarter figures that the company today, it appears that it blew $3.3 billion on the venture. The company originally bought Palm and its webOS software for $1.2 […]

HP, Whitman Still Don’t Know What to Do with webOS

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Earlier today, we told you that HP would be holding a meeting to determine the fate of webOS, the software it bought just over a year ago from Palm for $1.2 billions of dollars. That meeting, according to The Verge, did in fact take place but it appears that HP CEO Meg Whitman informed a […]

HP Will Reportedly Decide Fate of webOS Tonight

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It would appear that the fate of HP’s once heralded operating system, webOS, will be decided in a all-hands meeting tonight that will be headed by HP’s new CEO, Meg Whitman. The call will apparently take place around 4:30PT, after the markets have closed, and soon after we should know the direction in which the […]