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Xecutah keyboard
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by Adam Marks
Dec 21, 2012
Xecutah is a great homebrew app by WebOS Internals (available in Preware or webOS Quick Install) that allows you to access the command line interface on your webOS device. However, there are times...
Edit Carrier String
TIP
by Adam Marks
Dec 17, 2012
The "carrier string" is the bit of text on the top-left of your device that is visible when you are in card mode or looking at your device's lock screen, and shows the cellular carrier...
Enable Private Browsing
TIP
by Adam Marks
Dec 14, 2012
When you browse webites on a webOS device, the history of all the sites that you visit is saved to your device. This can be convenient when trying to find a site you want to revisit, but there are...
Garrett92c brings back the 4x4 for the Pre3
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by Derek Kessler
Dec 13, 2012
The HP Pre3 was kind-of sort-of not-really released well over a year ago. The last official webOS smartphone also has the distinction of being the best, but we've been hearing ever since its...
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...
Dash Weather brings double-height weather status to your notification area
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by Derek Kessler
Dec 01, 2012
One of the things we wish has been utilized more in the webOS notification area was the option to display a status bar of some sort. There've been a few apps, like Weather Dashboard (and its...
HP/Gram donates five super hefty servers to WebOS Ports
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by Derek Kessler
Nov 30, 2012
There's putting your money where your mouth is, and then there's putting your money where your mouth and everybody elses' mouths are. HP/Gram has gone for the latter, donating five...
Google Maps Pin Marker
TIP
by Adam Marks
Nov 28, 2012
At webOS Nation we are big fans of the homebrew Google Maps app by Jan Herman (72ka). It brings many needed features that were absent from the official old-and-defunct Google Maps or the new Bing...
Sharing Super Mix patch updated with Instapaper Mobilizer and source viewing
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by Derek Kessler
Nov 19, 2012
I'm a big fan of Instapaper. If you're not familiar with it, Instapaper is a service that allows you to save web articles for later reading, and also presents just the content of those...
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-...