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TIP
by Adam Marks
Aug 23, 2011
One big improvement that we have been to the compose email functionality in webOS 3.0 is the ability to attach multiple files to an email at the same time. Whereas in webOS 1.0 or 2.0 you could...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Aug 22, 2011
Many PDK apps that are available for the TouchPad, specifically those 3-D games, require a lot of memory to run. Unfortunately, there seems to be a bug in webOS 3.0.2 that often force-closes...
Article
by Adam Marks
Aug 22, 2011
Although webOS devices (both phones and TouchPad) can be a great productivity tools for adults, it doesn't mean that they can't also be fun for your little ones, too. If you have young children...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Aug 22, 2011
While many owners of the TouchPad have been long-time webOS phones owners, many are being introduced to the operating system in webOS 3.0.2. In the last two years since debuting with webOS 1.0.1...
Article
by Adam Marks
Aug 19, 2011
With all the uncertainty surrounding webOS, we do have one thing that we can celebrate: Preware is 2 years old today. In the last two years since its debut on August 20, 2009, we have seen Preware...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Aug 19, 2011
It appears as if many webOS users in our forums and around the world are having issues syncing their Yahoo email onto their webOS phones. You try to sync your email and all you get is a yellow...
Article
by Adam Marks
Aug 18, 2011
While you can customize the wallpaper of your Touchpad, you rarely get to actually see it since there are usually cards blocking your view. Although there are numerous applications for webOS...
REVIEW
by Adam Marks
Aug 14, 2011
Ever since Exhibition mode was released in webOS 2.1, one of the features that has been missing has been the ability to keep a website loaded up live in exhibition. This can be useful for sports...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Aug 14, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 3.0 and higher Although you specify your country and language when you activate your TouchPad, you do not need to be locked in to a single keyboard...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Aug 14, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 3.0 and higher Adobe Flash player first arrived in webOS 2.0, but it really shines in webOS 3.0 on the TouchPad. Unlike with phones, Flash objects are...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Aug 14, 2011
This tip is for devices running webOS 2.0 or higher When webOS 2.0 was released, it took multitasking and managing your open applications to the next level with Stacks. Instead of having to...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Aug 10, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.x When you activate a webOS 2.0 device, the first thing the phone does is search for a cellular signal or SIM card (for GSM phones). Even if you have...
REVIEW
by Adam Marks
Aug 10, 2011
Doing a search for "Wallpaper" apps in the App Catalog that switch your device's background yields dozens of results ranging from free to $5. While all of these apps will provide you with...
REVIEW
by Adam Marks
Aug 08, 2011
This review is based on the unreleased version 0.2.9 of the Camera app and contains many updates not in the version currently in the App Catalog NOTE: You must be running webOS 3.0.2 in order for...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Aug 05, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 3.0 and higher The virtual keyboard on the HP TouchPad will automatically pop-up whenever you tap on a text-input field throughout the OS. However, there...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Aug 05, 2011
As we reported, everyone who purchases an HP TouchPad will get a free lifetime upgrade of 50GB of storage at box.net, as soon as you download and log in to the Box.net app. This represents a $19...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Aug 05, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 3.0.2 and higher When you run a phone-based mojo app on the TouchPad, many of those apps show up in the phone emulation mode because they have not been...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Aug 05, 2011
Adding a website to a Just Type search is a great feature that was added to webOS 2.0 (and continued in 3.0), but unfortunately not every website participates in the compatible Open Search...
REVIEW
by Adam Marks
Aug 05, 2011
If you are a developer and you decide to write a calculator app, you need to make sure that you bring something unique to the table, especially if you are going to charge for the app. After all,...
REVIEW
by Adam Marks
Jul 30, 2011
We all know that the webOS and the TouchPad are the kings of multitasking when it comes to tablets, but you can now take that one step even further by purchasing Glimpse by Inglorious Apps....
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jul 27, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 3.0 and higher Modifying the search and action options that are available to you when performance a Just Type search in webOS 3.0 is very similar to...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jul 27, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 3.0 and higher On webOS phones, you always knew the standard way to hold the phone because there is only one direction that made sense with the...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jul 27, 2011
One of the great features for owners of both the TouchPad and a webOS phones is the incredibly easy way to pair the devices together in order to use the TouchPad as a Bluetooth receiver to make/...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jul 27, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 3.0 and higher One big complaint in the email app of webOS 1.0 and 2.0 devices was the inability to delete multiple emails at once. While swiping to...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jul 27, 2011
There are always times when you need to reboot your TouchPad, but you will quickly realize that many of the same ways that you rebooted your webOS phone are no longer available to you without a...
REVIEW
by Adam Marks
Jul 26, 2011
If you are an Instapaper user and a TouchPad owner, Paper Mache is a must-own app for you. For those not familiar with Instapaper, it is a free service that allows you to mark websites that you...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jul 22, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 3.0 and higher While not everybody was happy with the method of highlighting text on webOS phones using the Shift ( ) key and tapping/...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jul 22, 2011
When you set the wallpaper on your Touchpad, it will automatically downsize the picture to fit the screen if its resolution is larger the device's screen resolution. However, if the photo is smaller...
REVIEW
by Adam Marks
Jul 22, 2011
If you were to ask our PreCentral readers for the best File Manager app for webOS, everyone would probably respond with a quick answer of Internalz by Jason Robitaille. Of course, Internalz (and...
Article
by Adam Marks
Jul 21, 2011
Despite all the added functionality in webOS 2.0 to modify and customize your App Launcher pages, webOS 3.0 on the TouchPad stripped all of that away and locked you in to four tabs with pre-...