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OpenMobile ACL For webOS Coming In July

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Phoenix International Communications is attempting to resurrect OpenMobile's ACL for webOS and they are looking for help via Kickstarter.

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WebOS to Live Again with LG and Smart TVs

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After going through Palm and HP, webOS is now apparently being purchased by LG. The apparent plan is that webOS won't appear on LG smartphones, but rather it will be used on LG Smart TVs. That's the current plan, but LG isn't ruling out the possibility that webOS could be adapted for their smartphones and tablets too.

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Is a Web OS Smart TV is in the works by LG?

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So what ever happened to WebOS? HP's WebOS certainly never managed to do all that well in the marketplace but it was still not a half-bad OS in reality. Luckily it has continued to live on as an open source project.

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HP TouchPad Triple Boots Android, WebOS, and ArchLInux

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The HP TouchPad is a curious device, to say the least. It is hard to call it anything other than a failure, but it has certainly managed a fairly successful life after death, in thanks to 2011 fire-sales of the unit by companies like Best Buy, combined with the flexibility of its hardware.

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HP Makes Good On Open Source Promise With Open webOS 1.0

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HP is now making good on its earlier promise by officially announcing Open webOS 1.0, the completely open source version of the webOS platform that powered the TouchPad, Pre, Pixi, and Veer.

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HP releases webOS as open source project

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his is huge. It technically doesn't matter if you believe in life after death for operating systems, but in this context almost dead webOS gets a very exciting reincarnation in the form of webOS Open Source Project.

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HP Touchpad, The Second Best-Selling Tablet?

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Recently, Android Community has calculated the total sales of tablets from January up until October. According to their figures, HP Touchpad took the second place for overall tablet sales

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Wiping-Out WebOS Will Cost HP $3.3 Billion More

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It's been a while since HP has erased every single thing related to Palm. Now, the whole world has come to know that all this costed HP nothing less than $3.3 Billion American Dollars. To this amount, we have to add $1.2 Billion, which was the amount that HP spent while buying Palm. As a total, you can see that HP has come up to $5 Billion in losses; this related to their mobile industry.

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Early Look: Boot 2 Gecko Mozilla Web-Based Mobile OS

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Palm may have been the company to produce webOS, but Mozilla might be the company to produce one of the first truly web-based operating systems for smartphones. Dubbed Boot 2 Gecko, it's a mobile OS that relies primarily on the web... not unlike the Chrome OS for Chromebooks.

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Price on HP TouchPad tablet plummets to $99.99

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Mere days after HP announced that it was getting out of the webOS game, it seems that just about every retailer has opened up a fire sale on the TouchPad tablet and other webOS devices. If you're lucky enough to find one in stock, the 16GB Wi-Fi TouchPad can be yours for just $99.99.

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HP internal testing reveals webOS running twice as fast on iPad

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We're hearing that internal testing at HP led to the loading of webOS onto an Apple iPad and, well, it blew the TouchPad out of the water. The precise details are quite scarce, but we're hearing that webOS ran "twice as fast" on the Apple iPad hardware than it did on the HP TouchPad. This leads us to believe that it's the hardware, and not the software, that led to the ultimate demise of webOS at HP.

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HP TouchPad webOS tablet slashed down to just $399

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Yes! The great thing about competition is that all the different companies are fighting for your hard earned money. In the increasingly crowded markets for tablets, HP is apparently having some trouble getting enough attention, so they've dropped the price on the TouchPad down a solid one hundred dollars. Cheaper is good, right?

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HP TouchPad 4G from AT&T rocks upgraded 1.5GHz processor

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What's that? You just picked up the HP TouchPad and you think you're the new king of the tablet kingdom? Think again. HP has already one-upped itself, because an upgraded version of the webOS tablet has been formally announced and it `comes with two notable bumps on the spec sheet.

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HP bets on printers, PCs, and other devices to use webOS

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When news first broke out that HP was buying Palm, we got stoked about webOS getting a huge injection of infrastructure and marketing muscle. What we didn't know was how far HP was going to use its newly acquired property.

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Palm Pre 2 finally available for pre-order through Verizon

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I've got some good news for all the Verizon subscribers in the audience. After all that waiting, the Palm Pre 2 is now available for your pre-ordering pleasure. Unfortunately, I have two bits of bad news for you too.

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