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Map Tool Cache
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by Adam Marks
Aug 13, 2012
Searching and viewing maps on the go is an extremely useful aspects of owning a smartphone or tablet, but the stock Maps application has one really big limitation in that you need an active data...
Spare Batteries
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by Adam Marks
Aug 10, 2012
No matter what phone or tablet you are using, one of the most important things that you need is power. Without power, there is no way to turn on the device, turning your expensive piece of...
Create "show data" rule in incredible!
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by Adam Marks
Aug 10, 2012
Creating rules in incredible!, by Zhephree, is a rather easy task. These "rules" can help you determine how specific posts show up in your timeline (or hidden from it altogether) and can be...
Notes HD Password Protect
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by Adam Marks
Jul 27, 2012
Notes HD, by Inglorious Apps, is the TouchPad version of the popular Notes text editor app. Completely rewritten in Enyo, Notes HD features most of the same features from its little brother, such as...
Bluetooth keyboard
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by Adam Marks
Jul 25, 2012
Pairing a Bluetooth keyboard--especially the official HP Wireless keyboard--to your TouchPad is an excellent way to increase your productivity and typing efficiency. But there are times that you may...
App Bookmarks
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by Adam Marks
Jul 23, 2012
So you are browsing the App Catalog on your TouchPad and you come across an app that you think you might be interested in that you don't necessarily want to purchase or download right then, but...
No Power
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by Adam Marks
Jul 18, 2012
Have you ever been using your webOS phone, browsing the web or playing a game, knowing that you had plenty of battery left and then all of a sudden the battery level drops to 0%?  And then...
Gemini access remote
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by Adam Marks
Jul 16, 2012
Gemini File Manager, by Oma Studios, is a fully featured File Manager that allows you to access to your TouchPad's USB drive, giving you the ability to copy, move, delete and view all your...
Connect Bluetooth keyboard
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by Adam Marks
Jul 13, 2012
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.0 and higher The ability to pair a Bluetooth keyboard to a webOS device was originally absent from the feature set of webOS 1.x, but was thankfully added...
Peg Puzzle abc 123
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by Adam Marks
Jul 12, 2012
If you are a parent and looking for fun apps for your kids, we have covered some great choices for you in not one, but two webOS app round-ups. In addition to those apps, we also want to take a look...
Universe Browser options
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by Adam Marks
Jul 11, 2012
Although webOS 3.0 on the TouchPad brought the ability to set a orientation rotation lock, we have never had this functionality built into webOS phones. However, if you want to be able to set the...
Create saverestore directory in Internalz
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by Adam Marks
Jul 09, 2012
As we described in our previous tip, you can add a script to the Save/Restore app that will allow you to ZIP up your entire saverestore backups right from within the app. This can be beneficial...
Save Restore ZIP Creation
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by Adam Marks
Jul 02, 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...
webOS Nation Tip of the Day
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by Adam Marks
Jun 29, 2012
This week marked our 2 year anniversary of writing a daily webOS Tip for our then-PreCentral.net and now-webOSNation.com readers. Despite a roller coaster of a year since our last anniversary, which...
Device Info
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by Adam Marks
Jun 27, 2012
Did you know that you can give your webOS device its own name? Why would you give it a name, you ask? Well, whenever you pair your device over Bluetooth with an audio headset or another webOS device...
SubOrbital
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by Adam Marks
Jun 25, 2012
We published a tip a couple weeks ago on how to add two additional tabs to the TouchPad's launcher, but it limited you to just those two and did not let you specify the name of those tabs....
Taurus Reorder Dashboards
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by Adam Marks
Jun 22, 2012
Taurus, by  OMA Studios, is one of those ultimate-social-networking apps that allows you to aggregate your Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google (Reader, Contacts, YouTube) and Toodledo...
Picross
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by Adam Marks
Jun 20, 2012
Picross is a fun and addictive game by PenduinBits that challenges you to solve picture puzzles (or picture crosswords, as the app name indicates) on an 8x8 grid solely using number clues that...
Open zip file from email
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by Adam Marks
Jun 19, 2012
Archive Manager by pcworldSoftware was the first application in the app catalog that gave the regular webOS user the ability to create or extract archive files (e.g. zip, rar, tar, etc), while also...
Angry Birds HD
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by Adam Marks
Jun 18, 2012
Although webOS was the first OS that Angry Birds was ported to after iOS, neither our smartphone nor TouchPad version has received an update in seemingly forever, while the apps on Android and iOS...
Create rule in incredible!
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by Adam Marks
Jun 15, 2012
increadible! by Zhephree is a, well, incredible app that allows you to combine multiple social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare and Flickr into a single unified timeline. The app also...
Make a Scene apps
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by Adam Marks
Jun 15, 2012
In our Best Apps for Kids roundup last month, we put a spotlight on Make a Scene Farmyard Lite by Innivo Ltd. This was a free version of a their Make a Scene Farmyard app that allows your little...
Additional touchpad launcher pages
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by Adam Marks
Jun 13, 2012
Although you can rearrange your apps/icons across the launcher tabs on your TouchPad with some simple press-and-hold action, you are locked in to the four pre-defined launcher tabs of Apps, Downloads...
not enough storage
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by Adam Marks
Jun 11, 2012
Have you ever tried downloading an app from the App Catalog, only to get a "Not Enough Storage to Download" error, despite checking to make sure you had plenty of storage space on the...
NomNomNom swipe to toggle
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by Adam Marks
Jun 08, 2012
NomNomNom, by Tibfib, is a beautiful looking and very functional Google Reader app for the TouchPad. One of the complaints that is often heard about Google Reader apps (or RSS apps, in general) is...
GraphCalc HD
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by Adam Marks
Jun 06, 2012
If you have need of a fully featured graphic calculator on your TouchPad, GraphCalc HD by Squeaky Dog Software is a good choice for you. In addition to the standard functions of a graphic calculator...
Advanced browser thumbnav
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by Adam Marks
Jun 04, 2012
Advanced Browser, by MaKleSoft, is a great enhancement to the stock web browser for the TouchPad, including things such as "Find on page", tabbed browsing, and even a bookmarks home screen...
Glimpse Toolbar selector
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by Adam Marks
Jun 01, 2012
Glimpse by Inglorious Apps is an app that bring multitasking to a whole new level on your TouchPad, literally allowing you to run multiple mini-apps (called "widgets") by splitting the...
WP Central
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by Adam Marks
May 30, 2012
While you will not typically hear complaints about the Wi-Fi on most webOS devices, the Pre3 seemed to take a step backward in the reliability of its wireless radio. In addition to a seemingly...
Picross Enyo
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by Adam Marks
May 17, 2012
  What do you get when you combine Minesweeper, logic puzzles and pictures together? The answer is Picross, a fun and addictive game by PenduinBits that challenges you to solve picture puzzles...