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The webOS Wish List: Gmail labels support
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by Derek Kessler
Mar 21, 2012
There are two things that really make Gmail Gmail: threaded conversations and labels. For the uninitiated, Gmail's labels are the result of a rethink of folders, instead of filing a message away...
The webOS Wish List: A browsable web-based App Catalog
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by Derek Kessler
Mar 19, 2012
When HP pulled access to their previously-open-to-all App Catalog feeds, we were understandably disappointed. But HP had promised something new and innovative in the way of app discovery. That...
The webOS Wish List: Predictive Text
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by Derek Kessler
Mar 16, 2012
As the owner of a TouchPad, Pre3, and iPhone, I can tell you there's one thing that's needed in spades with a virtual keyboard over the hardware variety: strong and aggressive autocorrect....
The webOS Wish List: TouchPad gestures, darnit
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by Derek Kessler
Mar 09, 2012
If there's one thing that webOS and the Palm Pre ushered into maturity it was the gesture-based user interface. While gestures had been a part of modern mobile operating systems like Android and...
The webOS Wish List: App Catalog sliding panels
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by Derek Kessler
Mar 07, 2012
I'll be honest, this is one of those wish list items of something minor that's always bugged me. I'm talking about the App Catalog, which if anything should be the epitome of webOS apps...
The webOS Wish List: Stacked wave launcher
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by Derek Kessler
Mar 02, 2012
There are a lot of cool ideas in webOS, and there are plenty of cool ideas that we're sure they've come up with in Sunnyvale over the past four years they just didn't have the time,...
WP Central
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 29, 2012
Part of the joy of apps is that they provide a customized experience for a specific service, quite often providing that service better on a smartphone or tablet than the website itself could. The...
The webOS Wish List: Birthday events from contacts
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 27, 2012
Today's item on the webOS Wish List is another one that we're dredging up from the olden days of Palm OS: birthdays in the Calendar. It's a relatively simple idea, and for those of us...
The webOS Wish List: Grid date picker
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 22, 2012
We've for the past several hundred years lived and worked globally under a seven-day week system. We've even adopted a typical calendar layout of seven columns across and engrained the week...
Lock Screen Exhibition
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 20, 2012
Exhibition is really one of the under-appreciated features of webOS, despite the power of glanceable information it brings to bear. The big limitation is that it's confined to the Touchstone...