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Switching to Android? It'll probably feel familiar
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by Derek Kessler
Apr 02, 2013
Last month we showed you how - if you want to - to make an iPhone look and behave more like webOS. We know that not everybody's going to stick with webOS through the very thin times ahead, and...
The webOS Wish List: Badged icon notifications
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 29, 2013
A strong part of the foundational awesomeness of webOS is the notification system. Early on it consisted of a notifications bar that would pop up at the bottom of the screen on our Pre and Pixi...
Tweaking Open webOS for phone-sized screens
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by Derek Kessler
Oct 23, 2012
Last week we showed you what Open webOS on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus looks like, as ported by the team at WebOS Ports. It's still a fairly early alpha project, and right now a lot of emphasis is...
The webOS Wish List: Scrolling notifications
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by Derek Kessler
Oct 09, 2012
We took a bit of a break on the webOS Wish List to give HP a chance to put out Open webOS 1.0. Now that the open source operating system is out, we've seen a few of our wish list items...
New LunaCE beta includes tall dashboard widgets, new keyboard layouts, better ca
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by Derek Kessler
Sep 07, 2012
Just last week the webOS Community Edition-derived LunaCE got bumped up to beta, and since then it's gone through a series up updates that have added new features. The alpha phase was all about...
Facebook's 'Close Friends' list notifications make playing Big Brother that much
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 09, 2012
Late last month, Facebook started pushing harder for users to add people to their 'Close Friends' smart list, something intended to help Facebook figure out which people you want to see most...
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by Derek Kessler
Oct 19, 2011
This week has been one of the more insane weeks in the mobile tech space, and that’s saying a lot, since it’s only now Wednesday morning. We’ll start with Monday, which was dominated by our friend...
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by Tim Stiffler-Dean
Sep 29, 2011
If you hadn't realized it yet, another big competitor in the smartphone market has made some pretty massive steps this past week to take ground from current behemoths Apple and Google. Microsoft...
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by Adam Marks
Sep 21, 2011
Although webOS 2.0 introduced the ability to completely turn off the screen while on the touchstone, you quickly realize that this was a short lived victory because the screen would turn back on...
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by Adam Marks
Aug 29, 2011
Unobtrusive notification and the notification dashboard were truly unique aspects of a mobile operating system when webOS 1.0.1 was released on the Palm Pre. With the release of the TouchPad and...