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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...
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by Adam Marks
Apr 19, 2011
If you have ever searched for a contact in messaging, email or even Universal Search/Just Type, you may have noticed that the order of the resulting phone numbers or email address can be...
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by Adam Marks
Mar 30, 2011
Until a developer creates a calculator app that uses webOS 2.0's Just Type's Quick Actions to launch the app and solve the equation, you think that the only option to perform these math calculations...
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by Adam Marks
Mar 28, 2011
With the release of webOS 2.0, HP and Palm have rebranded Universal Search to Just Type, while giving it a visual makeover and adding a significant number of new features. The first indication of a...
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by Adam Marks
Feb 01, 2011
In this penultimate edition of the Staff Picks for our Tips of the Day, your esteemed Tips author Adam Marks gets his shot to pick his favorites. After writing up over 130 tips, this was actually...
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by Adam Marks
Jan 31, 2011
While Universal Search is a simple, yet powerful feature of webOS, have you ever noticed that you often can't Copy then Paste a search result into Universal Search? You try to perform a paste using...
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by Adam Marks
Jan 25, 2011
Next up for our PreCentral staff's favorite Tips, we have our Twitter-meister Mahootzki. We have a pretty eclectic mix of tips here, without an overall theme or pattern. But that’s ok, because all...
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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...
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by Adam Marks
Jan 11, 2011
As briefly referenced in the Universal Search Contacts tip, you are able to set a reminder for a contact so that any time you communicate with that person (text message, phone call, email, etc), a...
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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...