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Open webOS going to SCaLE, bringing WebOS Ports along for the ride
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 15, 2013
Next weekend is going to see another convergence of nerd power in California, with the 11th annual Southern California Linux Expo taking place Friday through Sunday in Los Angeles. Normally we...
HP gives half a million bucks for platinum status with the Linux Foundation
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by Derek Kessler
Nov 05, 2012
When you're HP, you've got money to play around with. Sure, you're not making a much money as you used to, but there's still cash sitting around with which you can do things. You can...
Phoenix finally reveals the first step in their plan: webOS on Android
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by Derek Kessler
Oct 13, 2012
It was a little over six months ago that we first reported on the newly formed Phoenix International Communications, a group of dedicated webOS fans that in the wake of HP's decision to cancel...
http://forums.webosnation.com/webos-open-source-general-discussion/318203-open-w
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by Derek Kessler
Aug 31, 2012
Revealed today on the Open webOS GitHub was the next step forward for Open webOS: build instructions to install the operating system on an Ubuntu Linux desktop computer. The instructions, found by...
webOS on Android hardware
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 15, 2012
webOS and Android both have something very fundamental in common - they're based off of the Linux open source kernel. Up until the decision to go open source, Palm and then HP used a custom...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 25, 2012
In 2009 the dream of webOS and the Palm Pre was a successful web-based mobile platform with full-featured apps built with web code. It was an ambitious dream, but it came packaged with a flawed...
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by Derek Kessler
Mar 08, 2011
Welcome to Round Table, which is in fact not a table at all. Round Table is a continuing series on PreCentral where we pose a question to the staff and they provide their thoughts and insights. The...
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by Nathan Mylott
Jan 29, 2011
In yet another example of the power and versatility of the Pre and webOS, a user has managed to dual boot SHR and webOS similar to the way a Mac user might dual boot OS X and Windows. SHR is an open...
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by Derek Kessler
Sep 28, 2010
The folks over at Mozilla Labs recently posted a new concept smartphone - the Seabird - and we can't help but be impressed by their thinking. While we're sure they'd be the first to admit the...
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by Jonathan I Ezor#IM
Sep 05, 2010
The PS3 modding community is taking advantage of the Pre's open source Linux framework and its native ability to act as a USB drive. Specifically, a user called "blake_zero" on the psx-scene...