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by Adam Marks
Oct 26, 2010
You may have noticed that webOS often corrects or changes the text you write, either correcting a typo or expanding on a typing shortcut. Some of the most common auto-corrections include adding the...
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by Adam Marks
Oct 22, 2010
Welcome to "Homebrew Week" for PreCentral's Tip of the day. We will be focusing on some simple Homebrew apps, patches or hacks that will help you add some key functionality to your phone. No...
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by Adam Marks
Oct 22, 2010
Welcome to "Homebrew Week" for PreCentral's Tip of the day. We will be focusing on some simple Homebrew apps, patches or hacks that will help you add some key functionality to your phone. No...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Oct 19, 2010
Welcome to "Homebrew Week" for PreCentral's Tip of the day. We will be focusing on some simple Homebrew apps, patches or hacks that will help you add some key functionality to your phone. No...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Oct 18, 2010
Welcome to "Homebrew Week" for PreCentral's Tip of the day. We will be focusing on some simple Homebrew apps, patches or hacks that will help you add some key functionality to your phone. No...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Oct 15, 2010
While webOS does not have any cool third party apps to quickly share contact information, Palm did make it very easy to send someone else the details of any contact in your address book. There are 2...
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by Adam Marks
Oct 14, 2010
Let's say you are writing an email message and decide that you wanted to trash the draft, what do you do? You would think that you could just swipe up to minimize the app into card view and...
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by Adam Marks
Oct 13, 2010
When you are watching a video that you have either loaded on to your device or streamed from the web (as opposed to a video taken with the camcorder), have you ever noticed that your video may be...
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by Adam Marks
Oct 12, 2010
Would you like to keep track of the new apps in the App Catalog without having to open up the App Catalog every day? You can look through PreCentral's own App Gallery, Preware, or the variety of...
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by Adam Marks
Oct 11, 2010
In addition to simply doing an address search within your TeleNav application (e.g. Sprint Navigation, AT&T Navigator), there are a few ways that you can import those addresses into your app,...
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by Adam Marks
Oct 09, 2010
While you can perform a quick search of Google or Wikipedia directly from Universal Search, the web browser has a mini-version of Universal Search built in that allows for a similar action. From...
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by Adam Marks
Oct 07, 2010
Did you know that you can press the Option (Orange/Silver) key and then click on links or pictures in the browser to bring up a pop-up menu with some options on how to interact with those areas? The...
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by Adam Marks
Oct 06, 2010
When you are listening to music from within the stock webOS Music App, you will see 3 icons on the bottom of the page that represent rewind , pause (or play), and fast forward ....
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by Adam Marks
Oct 05, 2010
While rearranging your launcher icons to put your most often used icons on the Quick Launch Bar is a great way to ensure that you are only a swipe up away from accessing those apps, there is...
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by Adam Marks
Oct 04, 2010
Deleting a text message or IM conversation in the messaging app is accomplished the same way as you would delete a multitude of things throughout webOS: by swiping the message off the screen....
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by Adam Marks
Oct 01, 2010
Adding a new contact or adding to an existing contact is obviously an important function for a smartphone, and webOS gives you a lot of options to do just that.  The following is a long--and probably...
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by Adam Marks
Sep 29, 2010
Many websites (including the full PreCentral.net website) are not built with a mobile browser in mind, often using dropdown menus that are only accessible by rolling your mouse cursor over a...
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by Adam Marks
Sep 28, 2010
While you are only able to send a text message to a single recipient when initiating a new conversation via Universal Search or when responding to an existing conversation, there is a way to send a...
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by Adam Marks
Sep 27, 2010
Whenever you are searching for a contact within webOS, be it via Universal Search, within the Contact App, while addressing a new email or text message, or when on a Contact picker screen within...
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by Adam Marks
Sep 24, 2010
Setting a ringtone is a great way to personalize your phone, and doing this with webOS is really simple. To change your ringtone, all you need to do is open up the "Sounds & Ringtones" app...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Sep 23, 2010
Setting a speed-dial in webOS allows you to use a single keyboard key to dial a specific pre-defined phone number (as previously discussed in this tip). Taking this one step further, you can easily...
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by Adam Marks
Sep 22, 2010
Pressing the center button/LCD or swiping up from the Gesture Area will bring you to Card View, where you are able to perform a variety of actions to access data on your phone or manage your open...
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by Adam Marks
Sep 21, 2010
When you are looking at a photo on your device, there are a number of different actions that you can perform with that photo. To access these actions, first you need to load up a photo via either...
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by Adam Marks
Sep 20, 2010
After you take a picture or video, you can quickly access your Photo Roll (for last photo) or Video Roll (for last video) directly from within the camera/camcorder app. After you snap your...
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by Adam Marks
Sep 17, 2010
Have you ever lost your phone and worried that someone else may be using it or accessing your private data? Hopefully you set a power-on password so it wasn't easy for them, but if not, you can...
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by Adam Marks
Sep 16, 2010
The Option (Orange/Silver) key and the Shift Key ( ) expand the available characters that you can use when typing with the physical keyboard. The Option key gives you access to all the symbols...
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by Adam Marks
Sep 15, 2010
Trying to find a single email if you have a large number of messages in your inbox or any specific folder can be a tough task if you just try scrolling through all your emails. You are able to...
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by Adam Marks
Sep 14, 2010
One of the truly unique aspects of webOS is the Dashboard and the use of Notifications. A dashboard icon may appear if you get an email or text message, or maybe because you have an app like Top...
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by Adam Marks
Sep 13, 2010
While the stock Memo app may not be as fully featured as some third-party apps and may even lack some features of the old PalmOS Memo Pad, the ability to search your Memos does help to minimize some...
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by Adam Marks
Sep 10, 2010
Do you use your webOS phone to manage your calendar, but can't seem to figure out how to delete an event you already created. Maybe you tried to swipe to delete the event, but that doesn't work in...