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Novacom hacked to work over Wi-Fi, wireless app installs on the horizon
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by arthurthornton
Apr 02, 2012
As a mobile app developer, I can definitely say one of the least pleasant things about webOS development is that to deploy applications you are required to plug in your webOS device to your computer...
App Review: WebOSM
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by Scott Rose
Mar 27, 2012
We all know that choice is good. Choice gives us freedom. We celebrate our ability to make the choices we want, such as Pepsi or Coke. Mac or PC. If you've ever felt the need for choice in your...
Linux Standard Kernel 3.3 released, Android trapping in tow
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by Derek Kessler
Mar 19, 2012
Right on schedule (for taking place in the month of March, that is), the Linux Standard Kernel version 3.3 has been released, bringing a metric ton of Android driver support to the mix. While the...
Appinfo.json keyword update
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by Adam Marks
Mar 16, 2012
You may have noticed that some app can be found using Universal Search / Just Type by using certain keywords, instead of the actual App name. For example, search for “pref” and you will...
Open Source
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by Derek Kessler
Mar 14, 2012
In a new posting to the HP webOS Developer Blog, webOS CTO Sam Greenblatt announced that HP intends to publish additional components from the already-released webOS 3.0.5 to open source, branding...
Deleted a default TouchPad app? Restore it with Internalz Pro
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by Derek Kessler
Mar 06, 2012
Sometimes, for reasons we've yet to determine, the built-in first-party apps can disappear off an HP TouchPad. It's rare, but it happens, and for the average user it's annoying,...
Wirelessly dig through your TouchPad's files with WiFi File Sharing
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by Derek Kessler
Mar 01, 2012
There are a great many things you can do wirelessly with the HP TouchPad - heck you can charge the darned thing without plugging it in. But transferring files from your desktop computer to the...
Add Pinterest image pinning to your TouchPad with a patch
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by Derek Kessler
Mar 01, 2012
We're not entirely onboard with Pinterest's pinboard-inspired photo sharing social network, but we can understand why somebody would be. It seems like it might be fun, you know, if we had...
Patch scrollbars into practically every webOS smartphone app
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 29, 2012
One of the things we've been waiting so long for in webOS is something relatively simple, at least conceptually: scrollbars. They've marked your progress down a page in practically every...
netstat
TIP
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...