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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...
The webOS Wish List: Default Applications
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 19, 2013
Way back with webOS 1.3.1 we got a surprise: the ability to set apps as a default app, letting you use third party apps as your default launcher, mapper, email, and the like. Only problem was, Palm...
The webOS Wish List: Lockable Cards
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 03, 2013
If you're like me (and who doesn't want to be like me?), your webOS device is constantly full of multitasking app cards. Some are fleeting, around for until you don't need them anymore...
The webOS Wish List: CalDAV and CardDAV support
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by Derek Kessler
Dec 19, 2012
With the recent news that Google is shutting down support for new Exchange ActiveSync and Google Sync connections in favor of open source IMAP, CalDAV, and CardDAV standards, we were given a brief...
The webOS Wish List: Synchronized webOS Accounts
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by Derek Kessler
Oct 25, 2012
While we don't have all the details on what exactly Open webOS Professional Edition will include, we imagine the cloud services of Gram in way of webOS Account support are practically a given....
The webOS Wish List: Scrollbars
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by Derek Kessler
Oct 11, 2012
Scrollbars. Seriously, it's 2012. We've had scrollbars since the Xerox Alto in 1973. While the purpose of the scrollbar has changed in the intervening four decades from being the driver of...
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...
The webOS Wish List: Launcher customization
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by Derek Kessler
Apr 04, 2012
Back in the days of webOS 1.x, it was possible through the magic of homebrew to alter the webOS app launcher in any number of ways. There were dozens of patches to change the spacing between apps,...
The webOS Wish List: Browser CSS font support
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by Derek Kessler
Mar 28, 2012
As a website, on of our favorite advancements in web technology has been the adoption of server-stored CSS fonts. Here on webOS Nation, for example, we make liberal use of the ITC Lubalin Graph font...
The webOS Wish List: A unified Preferences app
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by Derek Kessler
Mar 26, 2012
If there's one thing to like about iOS, it's that all of your preferences and settings are accessible through one app: Settings. It's, at least in my mind, poorly organized and hit-or-...