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App Catalog finally gets dedicated online search thanks to dedicated user
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 01, 2013
Eighteen months ago HP shut down the public App Catalog feeds, putting an end to one of our favorite features on the site: the browser-based App Gallery. The reasoning offered at the time was that...
Steps to reclaim your rightful Google search results page
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by Adam Marks
Aug 27, 2012
You may have noticed recently that performing a Google search on your webOS phone has looks a bit different than it has for the last three years. Instead of the typical smartphone-optimized page of...
Google thinks poorly of your Pre, routes us back to basic mobile search
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by Derek Kessler
Aug 24, 2012
Here's hoping you like your Google Search results severed up as if you're using a Treo, because for at least the past week if you've been using a webOS smartphone, that's what you...
Article
by Derek Kessler
Jul 23, 2011
A few days ago Esteban's home was broken into and his computer, television, and game console were stolen. Thankfully, nobody was home at the time and he had his TouchPad with him. Now, the...
TIP
by Adam Marks
May 22, 2011
Just as on a desktop computer, a record of every website you access in the browser is saved to your browser history, giving you quick access back to those sites if you ever need it. Note that...
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by Derek Kessler
Apr 08, 2011
If you have a webOS 2.1 device, it’s likely you’ve uncovered the magic that is Exhibition. Problem is, when you open Exhibition preferences to check out what other Exhibition-compatible apps are...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jan 25, 2011
As we continue to review our PreCentral staff's favorites and most used tips, next up we have another one of the "newer" writers on PreCentral, Mark Jensen. Mark's tips tend to focus on ways to make...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Dec 10, 2010
Before Palm officially puts the final nail in the Universal Search coffin (to be replaced with Just Type in webOS 2.0), we figured that now is probably the best time to bring Universal Search to...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Dec 06, 2010
Note that this only works on webOS 1.4.5 and below. This functionality appears to be disabled in webOS 2.0 and above While searching for contacts in webOS is already an easy task using Universal...
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by Nathan Mylott
Nov 08, 2010
  It looks like Google will continue its long history of "forgetting" about the existence of webOS by enabling Google Instant on Android and iOS 4 devices (only in Safari) but not webOS. The new...