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webos 3.0.6 update
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by Adam Marks
May 11, 2012
We first saw hints that an update for the TouchPad was in the works when app logs started showing devices running webOS 3.0.6, and now we have more concrete evidence that webOS 3.0.6 is real,...
Phone Prefs
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by Adam Marks
May 11, 2012
  If you have a webOS phone or TouchPad with a Skype account added to it and you make calls using Skype credit, you can keep track of your current Skype credit balance right from your device....
QuickChat for Facebook - tablet
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by Adam Marks
May 11, 2012
Despite deep Synergy integration between webOS and Facebook in the Contacts, Calendar, Photos and Videos apps, we have yet to see Facebook Chat make its way to the Messaging app without the benefit...
touchpad touchstone
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by Adam Marks
May 09, 2012
This tip is only for HP TouchPads running webOS 3.0 or higher webOS 2.1 on phones introduced Exhibition mode to replace the standard lock screen when your phone is on the touchstone charger,...
Internalz Pro Prefs
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by Adam Marks
May 07, 2012
Although all webOS devices have a built it Memo app, it wasn't until the TouchPad that any of them had a built in app (Quick Office HD) to actual edit local text files. Not willing to let this...
IW Pro presfs
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by Adam Marks
May 04, 2012
Image Worker Pro, by MetaViewSoft, is an app that will allow you to edit your photos directly on your webOS device, giving you the ability to resize, crop, rotate, adjust brightness, and so much more...
neato! preferences
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by Adam Marks
May 02, 2012
neato!, by Geoff Gauchet (or Zhephree, as he is known around these parts) is an amazing app that brings the ability to send any text or URLs between your webOS device and your computer (or another...
Search in photos
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by Adam Marks
Apr 30, 2012
This tip is only for webOS phones If you have multiple photo galleries on your webOS device, it can be a pain to have to scroll through all of them every time to find the one you are looking for....
Universe Dropdown
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by Adam Marks
Apr 26, 2012
Despite the fact that webOS and its apps are built using web technologies, there is actually no native way to open up a local html file on webOS phones. You can download an .html or .htm file and...
Glimpse view selection
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by Adam Marks
Apr 25, 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...
Add photo to Quick Post message
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by Adam Marks
Apr 23, 2012
Quick Post, by Hedami, is a great way to take advantage of Quick Actions in webOS by posting to your Twitter or Facebook accounts directly from Just Type. Without even loading up an app, it's...
Glimpse widget selection
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by Adam Marks
Apr 20, 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...
Draw on photo with Just Draw
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by Adam Marks
Apr 18, 2012
Have you ever wanted to annotate or draw on a photo on your TouchPad but didn't know how to? While it may not be as sophisticated as the options on other platforms, Just Draw by Volatile Nuances...
power scroll
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by Adam Marks
Apr 16, 2012
The two-finger scroll is not an official gesture in webOS, but rather one that has been built into applications to allow for quick-scrolling to the top or the bottom of the app. This gesture was...
Undefined calendar entry
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by Adam Marks
Apr 13, 2012
One bug that has appeared on both webOS phones and the TouchPad is when calendar entries lose any connection with a synergy account, and therefore get assigned to an "undefined" account. As...
Multi Pane Exhibition
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by Adam Marks
Apr 11, 2012
With the release of webOS 2.1, Exhibition mode was enabled to replace the standard lock screen when your phone is on the touchstone. You had access to one of the default applications of Time, Photos...
Save Restore preferences
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by Adam Marks
Apr 09, 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...
Impostah
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by Adam Marks
Apr 04, 2012
While your webOS profile will forever remember all the of the apps that you have ever purchased and allow you to re-download any of those apps for free, there is no way to actually see that list of...
Power Button
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by Adam Marks
Apr 01, 2012
One of the most important features of any webOS device is the ability to turn it on to access your data. Regardless if you are running the original Pre Minus, an unreleased AT&T Pre3 or...
Email Preferences 3.0
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by Adam Marks
Mar 30, 2012
This tip is only for devices running webOS 3.x The order of the email accounts listed in the email app is determined by the order that you add them to the app. While you have been able to reorder...
Pair HP wireless keyboard
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by Adam Marks
Mar 28, 2012
This tip is only for those using a TouchPad and the official HP TouchPad Wireless Keyboard While you can use just about any Bluetooth keyboard with your TouchPad, there are a lot of benefits of using...
webOS Nation Tip of the Day
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by Adam Marks
Mar 26, 2012
Although the Pre3 was officially released in Europe for just a few days, there are plenty of devices that have made it way into the hands of members of the webOS Nation. The Pre3 represented a...
Email Dropdown menu
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by Adam Marks
Mar 23, 2012
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.x or 3.x Every time you open an email message, the system will automatically mark it as read and will sync that status back to the server (assuming your...
Skype video calling options
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by Adam Marks
Mar 21, 2012
If you have a webOS phone or TouchPad with a Skype account added to it, you can adjust the settings on how calls can be received and how video calls are handled. There are actually 4 settings that...
Web dropdown menu
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by Adam Marks
Mar 19, 2012
If you are reading a website that you want to share with your friends, you have a few methods to accomplish this. The most obvious, though somewhat manual, way is to highlight the URL of the website...
Appinfo.json keyword update
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by Adam Marks
Mar 16, 2012
You may have noticed that some app can be found using Universal Search / Just Type by using certain keywords, instead of the actual App name. For example, search for “pref” and you will...
Mugen 2800 mAh XL battery
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by Adam Marks
Mar 14, 2012
Although the HP Pre3 was only officially released throughout Europe for just a few days before HP pulled the plug on webOS hardware, a lot more AT&T (and a few Verizon) Pre3s made their way to...
Reorder Email Account
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by Adam Marks
Mar 14, 2012
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.x The order of the email accounts listed in the email app is determined by the order that you add them to the app. While you have been able to reorder...
Bing Maps options for phones
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by Adam Marks
Mar 12, 2012
This tip is only for webOS phones When webOS 3.0 and the TouchPad were released, Bing Maps was the default mapping application, replacing the Google Maps app that was installed on al webOS phones....
Touch To share
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by Adam Marks
Mar 09, 2012
Touch-to-share was a concept that was introduced at the Think Beyond event with the unveiling of the Veer, Pre3 and TouchPad. The concept was that you could use a near field communications-type...