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by Dieter Bohn
Jun 01, 2011
On the stage at the D9 conference, CEO Leo Apotheker hasn't dropped any bombshells except, well, this: a response to the folks at This is my next: Q: You might license to WebOS. That puts you in...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 31, 2011
The D9 conference kicks off tonight and HP CEO Leo Apotheker is slated as one of the keynote speakers. We'll be curious to see if he will re-confirm the previously-stated June ship date for the...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 31, 2011
Eagle-eyed PreCentral member martinspurr took a look at the document we leaked over the weekend and rather than staring longingly at the June 12th release date, he took a closer look at the apps...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 30, 2011
TouchPad news has been flying in at a really rapid pace and while we've already hit the big stuff, there's plenty of smaller bits that are worthy of mention today. Let's round 'em up. Pressebox.de...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 29, 2011
When it rains, it pours. Following up on our exclusive Wal-Mart TouchPad distribution leak, we have the above internal document from OfficeMax pegging retail availability for the chain on July...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 29, 2011
One of the webOS community's mantras has always been "You can't brick a Pre." "Bricking" is essentially rending a device un-usable via software hacks. With previous webOS devices, unless you...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 28, 2011
After filling us in on the $599 pricing of the 32gb TouchPad, our tipster has given PreCentral convincing evidence that Wal-Mart expects that HP will begin shipping TouchPads to select stores...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 28, 2011
We've been wondering when the marketing ramp-up for the Veer would start because to date it's been pretty thin: some spotted Mini Coopers, Manny Pacquiao's supposed involvement, a YouTube ad and...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 26, 2011
An anonymous tipster gently suggested we take a look at a little something called "HP Play" and look we have. The tipster says that it will be the branding for a new music service from HP that...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 17, 2011
Pivotal Labs, the makers of the one of the first and early favorite Twitter clients, Tweed, has posted that they're ending support for the app. Tweed users can still continue to use the app, however...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 17, 2011
What do you do when you have an impending tablet launch and a core group of ridiculously passionate users waiting for it and you have a platform which seems to be well-liked but suffers from a...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 04, 2011
If you're a member of the webOS faithful in the UK who hasn't come down from the high of watching that there royal wedding, let us help out you. O2 UK has tweeted out that, just as they did with...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 04, 2011
AT&T and HP have just announced the Veer 4G will be available on May 15th for $99 with a two-year contract. It will be available in both black and white variations onilne and in AT&T...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 02, 2011
Hands-on and First Impressions of the Bold 9900 / 9930 Sister-site CrackBerry.com is live on the ground at BlackBerry world this week, where RIM has dropped a slew of news, including:...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 01, 2011
Ah, the storied Cellebrite system. Yes, it's good for in-store transferring contacts for the cloud-challenged and sure, there may be a police department or two potentially misusing it, but we know...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 01, 2011
Sure, webOS 3.0 may be doing away with the gesture area and sure, we are still preemptively mourning its loss - but that doesn't mean that everybody's favorite touch-sensitive zone beneath the...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 29, 2011
PocketNow has scored a press image of the Veer clad in white plastic, fulfilling many a person's dream that it would be offered in colors other than black. The Veer also sports the AT&T...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 28, 2011
In a blog post on the HP webOS Developer Blog, HP has announced that they've finally made those Promo Codes for developers they've been touting since November available - well ahead of the...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 28, 2011
The now-common occurrence of HP pushing an app through their Beta app feeds that they oughtn't has struck again, this time with an app called "HP AT&T Device Alive ODD-Veer," which is almost...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 25, 2011
File this one under "Well OF COURSE that's what they'd do." PreCentral reader James was driving along the freeways of Los Angeles and spotted a trailer towing along two Mini Coopers done up to...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 25, 2011
We first reported that HP was planning on brining promo codes to the webOS App Catalog back in November and again in February at Mobile World Congress. The original target date was "early 2011," but...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 20, 2011
While attempts to get webOS to run on Android hardware has thus far come up short, k3dar in our forums has performed a related and crazy feat: getting Android to run on webOS hardware....
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 18, 2011
O2's official Twitter account, o2inside, has been a treasure map of pre-release information for webOS fans. The latest is that they're expecting to release the Veer in June and they've even linked...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 11, 2011
A Pixi Plus is out in the wild in Vietnam running webOS 2.1. The device was purchased by PreCentral member mr.xtop, who was surprised to see his phone boot up with the latest and greatest webOS...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 06, 2011
The enterprising tipster who sent us the image of a Verizon Pre 3 has one more device to show you: the above device that by all appearances is a webOS device without a keyboard. Our best guess is...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 05, 2011
To date, we've known two things about the Pre 3: it's a world phone with 3G CDMA and 3G HSPA radios inside and that all the prototype units we've seen have been running on the GSM radio instead of...
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by Dieter Bohn
Mar 30, 2011
Details are rolling in from the webOS CONNECT event in London yesterday as well as hints from HP's new webOS developer portal. First up, PreCentral reader Adam jumped into the Q&A with both feet...
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by Dieter Bohn
Mar 30, 2011
Sure, even though HP hasn't officially announced that the TouchPad would come with a 3G radio, we all knew it is coming - if our massive Topaz leak didn't convince you, the Vietnam spy-shot of the...
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by Dieter Bohn
Mar 30, 2011
[YouTube Link] If you have been wondering who DA MAN is, we're here to tell you: it's PreCentral reader Adam, who is sending in video from HP's webOS CONNECT event in London just as fast as he can...
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by Dieter Bohn
Mar 30, 2011
PreCentral reader Adam is on the ground at webOS connect and let us know that HP's VP of Worldwide Developer Relations, Richard Kerris, said that HP is "on course" to deliver the Veer in May (Kerris...