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by Derek Kessler
Jan 20, 2013
webOS homebrew developer 72ka - or as the humans say, Jan - has already left an indelible mark thanks to his highly functional and repeatedly improved Google Maps app. But he's not a one-trick...
webOS Nation Best of 2012 winners
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by Derek Kessler
Dec 31, 2012
2012 was a weird year for webOS, and we decided it was best if the webOS Nation Best of 2012 Awards reflected that. As did you, with nearly four thousand votes cast, it's time to reveal the...
Homebrew Google Maps updated with 45° imagery, indoor Street View, and OpenStree
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by Derek Kessler
Dec 05, 2012
One of our favorite homebrew apps has received another update, enabling yet more functionality. The app is Google Maps, an unofficial homebrew replacement for the Bing Maps app that brings far more...
Use Nokia's Here mapping service on your webOS smartphone, thanks to homebrew
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by Derek Kessler
Nov 16, 2012
Earlier this week, Nokia rebranded their pretty-darn-good Nokia Maps as 'Here' and launched their maps outside of Microsoft's Bing and Windows Phone platforms (and Nokia's own much-...
Google Maps follow mode
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by Adam Marks
Oct 10, 2012
The Google Maps homebrew app, as we recently tipped, is a significant enhancement to the mapping experience on webOS as compared to either the original Google Maps app or the current Bing maps....
aHomebrewer brings Google Maps back to webOS, makes it so much better than befor
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by Derek Kessler
Apr 20, 2012
webOS launched with Google Maps integration, but after Palm was bought by Microsoft best-buddy HP, they switched over to Redmond's solution of Bing Maps. There are reasons to like Bing Maps -...