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If you're going to do something, make it matter
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by Derek Kessler
Aug 07, 2012
HP's newest advertising campaign struck us at webOS Nation as interesting, if not outright ironic given the part of HP that we cover. It's an aspirational concept: "Make it matter...
How do you feel about HP not supporting older devices in Open webOS?
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by Derek Kessler
Aug 05, 2012
We had a few days to process the news that HP was officially not going to support the TouchPad and other older webOS devices with Open webOS. The announcement didn't go over well with the webOS...
WP Central
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by Derek Kessler
Aug 05, 2012
At today's Enyo Hackathon in Sunnyvale I had the opportunity to sit down for a chat with Tom King, the man leading the charge for the WebOS Ports initiative. King's not an HP employee or...
Why HP chose not to support the TouchPad with Open webOS: priorities
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by Derek Kessler
Aug 03, 2012
With one paragraph posted three days ago, HP's Open webOS team kicked off a storm in the webOS Nation community: Open webOS would not support any existing webOS devices, including the HP...
Jelly Bean drips buttery goodness onto the TouchPad
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by Ryan St. Andrie
Aug 03, 2012
Remember that gut wrenching feeling we all had when the sad news came that our beloved TouchPads would not be receiving any Open webOS love? Well don't be too down because there is a little ray...
The "Open webOS on my TouchPad" Haiku Contest: Win a non-webOS gadget of your ch
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by Derek Kessler
Aug 01, 2012
Yesterday's announcement of HP's intentions to not create a build for Open webOS for the TouchPad made us sad. When we're sad, we express ourselves in haiku form. Don't judge us, we...
What mobile devices might support Open webOS? Think Nexus, think N9
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by Derek Kessler
Jul 31, 2012
So with today's news that HP's not going to make Open webOS compatible with existing webOS devices, what devices can we expect to get support? As they said in their announcement today, HP is...
Open webOS will not support existing webOS devices
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by Derek Kessler
Jul 31, 2012
In addition to today's release of the core apps  and LunaSysMgr for Open webOS, we got some news that's both surprising and heartbreaking: Open webOS will not support existing webOS...
Open webOS LunaSysMgr and core apps released ahead of schedule
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by Derek Kessler
Jul 31, 2012
In typical Open webOS team fashion, the releases for this month have come right at the very end of the month. While the System Manager Bus saw an early release back in April, this month's...
Microsoft, HP, webOS, and the contract that complicates future HP webOS hardware
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by Derek Kessler
Jul 24, 2012
When HP announced their intent to purchase Palm back in April 2010, we were all caught off guard. The world's biggest PC maker had just plopped down $1.2 billion on little 'ole Palm with the...