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by Robert Werlinger
Aug 23, 2010
Palm will of course tell you otherwise, but I that think if you have a little bit of time and inclination that you should absolutely go ahead and overclock your Pre and/or install a custom kernel...
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by Jonathan I Ezor#IM
Aug 23, 2010
We have written before about Navit, the open-source standalone mapping and navigation software (with voice prompts in multiple languages) that has been ported to webOS. Previously, it had only...
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by Robert Werlinger
Aug 18, 2010
Here's some of the latest talk from the forums: If you're a Pixi owner and you often encounter performance issues - namely the always annoying "too many cards" issue - then the kind folks over...
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by Derek Kessler
Aug 13, 2010
A month ago when webOS 1.4.5 first hit we quickly learned that there was a problem under the hood: the now-sandboxed PDK apps lacked the permissions to properly write to the media/internal...
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by Derek Kessler
Jul 29, 2010
Developers and users alike have all noticed this “Default Apps” option in the webOS launcher. Right now the only out-of-the-box option users are presented with is a choice of Google Maps or...
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by Robert Werlinger
Jul 19, 2010
One of the latest custom kernels to hit the testing feeds from the webOS Internals group (more specifically developer unixpsycho) is certainly mind bending: the SR71 BlackBird kernel is capable...
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by Robert Werlinger
May 17, 2010
We've had a good idea of how the update process works for webOS for some time now, but the exact lag between when Palm submits a firmware update to a carrier and when that carrier finally green-...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 11, 2010
Palm's Hot Apps program is chugging along nicely, with the $1 million socked away and ready to distribute in July. As always, our favorite way to track it is via the Hot Apps Leaderboard, in...
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by Jonathan I Ezor#IM
May 07, 2010
Just as video recording came to the Pre (via the homebrew Precorder app) well before Palm officially released its official version, now voice and audio recording have arrived unofficially as...