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by Adam Marks
Sep 09, 2010
When you first load up the calendar app you are initially taken to the current date, but what happens if you want to jump to a specific day, or return to the current day? You can manually...
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by Adam Marks
Sep 08, 2010
Did you know that you could sort your email by Sender or Subject, in addition to the default Date sort? From within any email folder (this can't be done from the main folder listing page) you...
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by Adam Marks
Sep 08, 2010
Back in April, we reported on a new app that was just hitting the WebOS-Internal’s testing feed called Save/Restore. The app was designed to help you restore all of your applications' saved...
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by Adam Marks
Sep 07, 2010
Over the last week, we reviewed how to install the Facebook and Facebook Beta Apps, how to navigate the various sections of the app using the top bar or the via meta-taps, how to manage your news...
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by Adam Marks
Sep 06, 2010
One of the newest additions of the Facebook app has been the ability to upload a photo, write a caption for the photo, and then tag it directly in the Facebook app. Of course, you can also tag a...
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by Adam Marks
Sep 02, 2010
The News Feed essentially acts as your homepage within the Facebook App and provides a decent amount of flexibility to viewing and managing your feeds. There are a variety of actions that you can...
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by Adam Marks
Sep 01, 2010
As we continue our review of the Facebook Beta App, we are going to quickly walk-thru each of the 7 main sections of the app and give a brief overview of what is included there (if you still do...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Aug 31, 2010
At the top of the facebook app, you will see a blue bar that will provide you access to the almost every areas of the app. Let's take a look at this top bar in more detail Tapping the globe icon...
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by Adam Marks
Aug 30, 2010
Welcome to Facebook Week at PreCentral's Tip of the Day. We will be taking a look at the Facebook app on webOS and showing off some of the features of the app and providing a few tips on using it....
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by Adam Marks
Aug 27, 2010
Two things that differentiate the hardware of webOS devices and that of all other mobile phones are the presence of both a physical keyboard and the Gesture Area. While the Gesture Area can be used...
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by Adam Marks
Aug 26, 2010
Do you have an application that you love and want to easily share with your friends? You can always go to PreCentral's App Catalog App Gallery and search for the app, copy the link location and...
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by Adam Marks
Aug 25, 2010
Have you even been searching the App Catalog and wondered what was the total file size of a given apps, or when it was last updated? If you go to any app within the App Catalog, you can actually tap...
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by Adam Marks
Aug 24, 2010
Your Palm Profile is an important piece of your webOS device, containing everything from your contacts and calendar, to your listing of App Catalog purchases, your web bookmarks and a lot more....
TIP
by Adam Marks
Aug 23, 2010
Deleting a large amount of text (or even just a single word) can take its toll on the backspace key and can also take a bit of time. You can highlight the block of text to do a bulk delete, but that...
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by Adam Marks
Aug 20, 2010
Have you ever been watching a video on your device and wanted a way to easily replay the last few seconds of the video? Or have you ever wanted to quickly fast forward? You can tap the screen...
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by Adam Marks
Aug 19, 2010
This tip is only for devices running webOS 1.x Want to make sure you have the latest version of your favorite applications? Instead of searching one-by-one to find updates in the App Catalog, it's...
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by Adam Marks
Aug 18, 2010
Web browsing on a webOS device is usually a great experience, but one complaint we often hear is about the lack of keyboard shortcuts for things such as paging up and down. While there are no...
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by Adam Marks
Aug 17, 2010
Connecting your phone to a computer in USB mode is a great way to manage the photos, videos or other files on your device, but you need to make sure that you eject your phone properly before...
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by Adam Marks
Aug 16, 2010
Attaching your phone to a computer and turning it into a USB drive can be a powerful tool to manage the files on your device. There are actually three ways to access USB Drive mode: When you...
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by Adam Marks
Aug 12, 2010
One of the features from PalmOS that I often miss is the ability to tap on a phone number that is imbedded within an email or SMS (e.g. in a voicemail notification) to get a prompt identifying whose...
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by Adam Marks
Aug 11, 2010
While webOS allows you to tap on an email address to launch a new email, or to tap on a phone number to call it, you can also press-and-hold on those for additional options. If you press-and-...
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by Adam Marks
Aug 10, 2010
If you have any phone numbers that require you to type in PIN numbers (e.g. for voicemail or a conference calls) or phone extensions, you should consider adding pauses to the number. There are 2...
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by Adam Marks
Aug 09, 2010
As smartphones have become more powerful and part of our daily lives, the amount of sensitive information that has been entered into those phones has also increased. Therefore, you may want to...
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by Adam Marks
Aug 05, 2010
Have you ever wondered how to send an email to someone as a CC or BCC recipient? When you open up a new email, you only get a "TO" option, but you can expose the CC and BCC options simply by...
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by Adam Marks
Aug 04, 2010
Many file types can be downloaded and saved directly from an email, such as photos, PDFs and documents, but just as there is no built-in mechanism to save a video from a text message, there is no...
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by Adam Marks
Aug 03, 2010
Although webOS has a built-in mechanism to save a photo from a text message, saving a video is a little more complicated. In order to save a video, you need to either connect your phone to a...
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by Adam Marks
Aug 02, 2010
Even though a photo that you receive via text message (MMS) gets embedded within the conversation, you are able to easily save that picture to your device. To copy that photo to your device,...
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by Adam Marks
Jul 30, 2010
Pinch-to-zoom is a good way to zoom in and out throughout webOS, but you can also perform a double-tap to quickly zoom in on large blocks of text within an email, website or document. Simply double-...
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by Adam Marks
Jul 28, 2010
Have you ever been typing in a text field and wanted to move the cursor, but didn't know how to move it without a D-pad or arrow keys? Well, all you need to do is press the Orange/Silver 'Opt'...
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by Adam Marks
Jul 27, 2010
Ever wondered how to silence or ignore an incoming call when your phone is locked? When you are already using the phone and an incoming call appears, you are presented with a green or red button to...