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add ebook to pReader
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by Adam Marks
Jan 30, 2013
One of the benefits of modern technology is that you almost always have your smartphone with you, especially when you are away from home. In addition to being able to do things like accessing your...
Browser redirect for iPad agent
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by Adam Marks
Jan 28, 2013
This tip is only for the HP TouchPad When you are browsing the web--be it at a computer, mobile phone, tablet or whatever--certain websites will look at that device's "user agent" to...
Tweaks - Tabbed LunaCE browsing
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by Adam Marks
Jan 25, 2013
This tip is only for HP TouchPads running webOS 3.0.5 and LunaCE 4.9.5 or higher When HP released their Open Source "webOS Community Edition" for the HP TouchPad (not to be confused with...
Tweaks - LunaCE Gesture Detection
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by Adam Marks
Jan 23, 2013
This tip is only for HP TouchPads running webOS 3.0.5 and LunaCE 4.9.5 or higher When HP released their Open Source "webOS Community Edition" for the HP TouchPad (not to be confused with...
Tweaks - Messaging
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by Adam Marks
Jan 16, 2013
When your webOS device is set to vibrate-only and a notification comes in, be it a text message, email, or app alert, there is usually no way to distinguish what that alert is for unless you...
GuttenPodder - Add feed
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by Adam Marks
Jan 14, 2013
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.x While GuttenPodder by Walter Koch is the latest Open Source update to the original webOS podcatcher app drPodder, but it's not just a...
Activate palm Profile
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by Adam Marks
Jan 11, 2013
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.x One of the most frequently requested features for webOS phones has to be the ability to simultaneously activate your Palm Profile on multiple devices...
File Manager - rename
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by Adam Marks
Jan 09, 2013
When you connect your webOS device to a computer, you have the option of entering USB mode to view or edit all the files on your device. You can copy, delete, rename or move around files all you want...
Email Empty Trash option
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by Adam Marks
Jan 07, 2013
Deleting an email message is a simple task of just swiping it off the side of the screen, but this doesn't actually delete the email message. Instead, it just moves the message to the folder that...
WP Central
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by Adam Marks
Jan 06, 2013
Over the course of the four years since the debut of the Palm Pre, the device menu--that dropdown menu that you get when swiping down from the top-right of the screen--has basically looked the...
Activate palm Profile
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by Adam Marks
Jan 04, 2013
When Palm developed webOS, they did a great job of backing up the majority of your settings in the Palm Profile backup, such as your App Launcher setup, your synergy accounts, web bookmarks, contacts...
Roundup: Favorite tips of 2012
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by Adam Marks
Dec 31, 2012
After a roller coaster of a year in 2011 for webOS, the pace of news for 2012 was definitely a lot slower. For the first time since webOS was released in 2009, we did not see any hardware released...
GuttenPodder Authentication dropdown
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by Adam Marks
Dec 28, 2012
If you are a webOS user and a podcast listener, chances are you are using drPodder (or podFrency or GuttenPodder, the open source updates to drPodder) to listen to your podcasts. In most cases, all...
Save Restore Misc OS Backup files
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by Adam Marks
Dec 27, 2012
The WebOS Internals' homebrew app Save/Restore is great to backup your important application data in case you ever need to webOS Doctor you device, swap it out with a new device, or even transfer...
Xecutah keyboard
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by Adam Marks
Dec 21, 2012
Xecutah is a great homebrew app by WebOS Internals (available in Preware or webOS Quick Install) that allows you to access the command line interface on your webOS device. However, there are times...
Edit Music Playlist
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by Adam Marks
Dec 19, 2012
This tip is only for devices running webOS 3.0 or higher While the stock music player for webOS phones or the TouchPad has never been as fully featured as third-party alternatives, such as Music...
Edit Carrier String
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by Adam Marks
Dec 17, 2012
The "carrier string" is the bit of text on the top-left of your device that is visible when you are in card mode or looking at your device's lock screen, and shows the cellular carrier...
Enable Private Browsing
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by Adam Marks
Dec 14, 2012
When you browse webites on a webOS device, the history of all the sites that you visit is saved to your device. This can be convenient when trying to find a site you want to revisit, but there are...
Music Player Remix dropdown
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by Adam Marks
Dec 12, 2012
Music Player (Remix), by Hedami, is a significant upgrade over the stock music play for either webOS phones or the TouchPad. While the TouchPad player has some additional features, such as the...
Device Menu Megamix
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by Adam Marks
Dec 07, 2012
While we still have a strong webOS community, many webOS users have moved on to other platforms and no longer use their webOS phones as their daily driver. But, many of those are still keeping their...
Power Nap
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by Adam Marks
Dec 05, 2012
There are many ways that you can set an alarm with webOS, such as using the stock alarm feature within the Clock app, creating a calendar entry, or using apps like Timer Classic or Dashboard...
Music Player Remix Album dropdown
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by Adam Marks
Dec 03, 2012
Music Player (Remix), by Hedami, is a significant upgrade over the stock music play for either webOS phones or the TouchPad. While the TouchPad player has some additional features, such as the...
Gemini - Browse Photo view
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by Adam Marks
Nov 30, 2012
The Photos app on the TouchPad is great for viewing all the photos on your device (and your synergy accounts), but it's not always the most efficient way to browse or find that one picture you...
Google Maps Pin Marker
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by Adam Marks
Nov 28, 2012
At webOS Nation we are big fans of the homebrew Google Maps app by Jan Herman (72ka). It brings many needed features that were absent from the official old-and-defunct Google Maps or the new Bing...
Quick Keys Launcher Shortcuts
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by Adam Marks
Nov 26, 2012
Quick Keys Keyboard, by D Gardner, is an app that you can purchase to give you access to a virtual keyboard on any webOS device from the original Palm Pre to the HP TouchPad, along with adding the...
Screen & Lock
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by Adam Marks
Nov 23, 2012
The screen on your webOS device is the primary way for you to interact with your device, but it's also a big battery drainer. You can easily adjust the brightness of your device, but you can also...
Quick Keys
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by Adam Marks
Nov 19, 2012
Quick Keys Keyboard, by D Gardner, is an app that you can purchase to give you access to a virtual keyboard on any webOS device from the original Palm Pre to the HP TouchPad. It has some limitations...
Set email From name
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by Adam Marks
Nov 16, 2012
With webOS synergy you can have up to 16 different email accounts loaded up on your webOS device. Choosing which email account to send a message from is only a tap away, but did you know that you can...
Choose sending email account
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by Adam Marks
Nov 14, 2012
With webOS synergy you can have up to 16 different email accounts loaded up on your webOS device. If you are viewing an email message or browsing the listing of messages from within a folder of a...
Google Maps Share Results
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by Adam Marks
Nov 12, 2012
Performing a search in webOS for a business is one of the easiest tasks, simply by performing a google search right from Just Type or by using a variety of apps that have Just Type integration. You...