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Contact detail from email message
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by Adam Marks
Mar 07, 2012
When you get an email from someone in your contact list, did you know that you can easily call, text, look up their address, or get access to any of the data from their contact record with just a...
Delete Playlist item
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by Adam Marks
Mar 05, 2012
This tip is only for devices running webOS 3.0 and higher While the stock music player on the TouchPad will allow you to create playlists of songs on the fly, it will not allow you to rearrange any...
Download Failed Error
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by Adam Marks
Mar 02, 2012
Have you ever tried to either purchase or update an app from the App Catalog and you get a "Download failed" error? First, don't panic! Second, don't immediately give the app a 1...
Add comment to a facebook photo
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by Adam Marks
Feb 29, 2012
This tip is only for devices running webOS 3.0 and higher While you can always view your Facebook photos using the web browser or within the TouchPad's Facebook app, did you know that you can...
Super Ads XL
Article
by Adam Marks
Feb 24, 2012
There are two reasons why people watch the Super Bowl: the football and the commercials. For this year's Super Bowl XLVI, advertisers paid an average of $3.5 million for a 30-second spot during...
netstat
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by Adam Marks
Feb 24, 2012
In a world where unlimited data plans are no longer available and everyone is watching their data usage, having a way to keep track of your data usage on the device has become increasingly important...
TouchPad Video Calls
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by Adam Marks
Feb 22, 2012
This tip is only for TouchPad's running webOS 3.0.5 and higher With the latest webOS 3.0.5 update for the TouchPad, it is easy to determine which of your Skype contacts are available for a video...
HTML to add to remove black bar
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by Adam Marks
Feb 20, 2012
Due to the resolution differences between the Pre3 and all other Pre phones, you may often see a black or flickering bar on the bottom of the Pre3's screen that appears where the notification...
REVIEW
by Adam Marks
Feb 09, 2012
Anyone who has used a webOS phone for any period of time knows that battery life is not one of the strongest features of those phones. While it has gotten significantly better from when the original...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Feb 04, 2012
This tip is only for devices running webOS 3.0 or higher Just as we have seen a bug on webOS slider phones where you press the power button and it turns the phone on instead of giving you the...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Feb 03, 2012
This tip is only for devices running webOS 3.0.5 or higher With the webOS 3.0.5 update, the ability to utilize a Bluetooth Keyboard with your TouchPad was greatly improved with the addition of...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Feb 01, 2012
This tip is only for devices running webOS 3.0 or higher In the stock music player on your TouchPad, you are able to create playlists for your favorite songs on the fly with some simple drop-and...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jan 30, 2012
You are browsing through the photos on your webOS device and come across a photo you like and want to get more info like the date it was taken or even just the name of the photo. Unfortunately,...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jan 27, 2012
If you have any icons that are cluttering your app launcher for apps that you don’t want to (or can't) uninstall and just want to hide the icon, there is a quick homebrew fix that will help you...
Article
by Adam Marks
Jan 26, 2012
With yesterday's release of the Enyo development framework as Open Source, webOS developers now are able to take their existing Enyo code and repackage their apps to work on other platforms such...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jan 25, 2012
This tip is only for devices running webOS 3.0.5 or higher While many webOS phone owners have been asking for the ability to enter a period by typing a double-space, it's actually the TouchPad...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jan 23, 2012
If your device is connected to a cellular carrier, the date and time should automatically get set based on information retrieved from that connection. However, if you are only connected go a Wi-...
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by Adam Marks
Jan 16, 2012
This tip is only for devices running webOS 3.0.5 or higher In addition to adding Bluetooth keyboard shortcuts to allow copy, cut and paste in webOS 3.0.5, you now also have the ability to...
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by Adam Marks
Jan 13, 2012
This tip is only for devices running webOS 3.0.5 and higher While text auto-correction can be extremely helpful in webOS, even allowing to you manually add your own items to the user dictionary...
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by Adam Marks
Jan 12, 2012
This tip is only for devices webOS 3.0.5 or higher Using a Bluetooth keyboard with your TouchPad certainly makes typing and navigating text must easier, even allowing you to move the cursor or...
REVIEW
by Adam Marks
Jan 10, 2012
While the ability to ZIP and UNZIP files directly on your webOS device has existed in homebrew via command line (or embedded in apps like Save/Restore from WebOS Internals) for a long time, the...
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by Adam Marks
Jan 10, 2012
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.1 or higher In order to purchase apps from the App Catalog, you need to add a valid Visa or Mastercard to your profile. That is, unless your mobile...
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by Adam Marks
Jan 10, 2012
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.x There appears to be a bug in the latest version of either webOS or the App Catalog that may prevent you from accessing the App Catalog's "...
Article
by Adam Marks
Jan 07, 2012
Over the last 2 months, you may have heard some whisperings of a new app homebrew called App Tuckerbox, or maybe even saw a brief intro to in during PalmCast episode 151. It had been in a closed...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jan 06, 2012
This tip is only for the TouchPad When playing music in the stock Music app, the default view of seeing your music is as a simple listing of all the available tracks. However, you are able to...
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by Adam Marks
Jan 03, 2012
Instead of just taking the Facebook app for webOS phones and making it bigger for the TouchPad, the webOS developer team built an entirely new Facebook app (called "Facebook Tablet") in Enyo,...
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by Adam Marks
Dec 29, 2011
2011 was quite a roller coaster for webOS and it's fair to say that there was never a dull moment for our community. We had just had webOS 2.0 and the Pre2 released at the end of 2010 and had...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Dec 27, 2011
This tip is only for webOS devices running webOS 2.2.4 or higher In the webOS messaging app, you have probably noticed that not all text or instant messages show the timestamp that the message...
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by Adam Marks
Dec 27, 2011
Article
by Adam Marks
Dec 23, 2011
With 2012 just around the corner, that means that you only have a few more days to spend any remaining balance on your TouchPad early adopter $50 app catalog promo. If you were one of those...