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TIP
by Adam Marks
Jun 21, 2011
Exactly one year ago today (June 22, 2010), we introduced our PreCentral Tip of the Day and since then we have posted 217 Tips and Tip Roundups.  To celebrate this special anniversary, we...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jun 21, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.0 and higher Starting with webOS 2.0, Adobe Flash is now available in the browser. Using and interacting with Flash content works rather well in webOS...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jun 09, 2011
While the Pre's 3.1" screen isn't as big as some of the larger phones on the market, losing a little bit of screen real estate for the top bar and the notification dashboard may be an annoyance but...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jun 09, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.0 and higher While webOS 2.0 brought a significant overhaul to how autocorrection works on your webOS device by opening up the user dictionary, it...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jun 09, 2011
Setting a PIN or Password is a great way to restrict access to your device and is extremely easy to do in the "Screen & Lock" app, even setting how often the password is needed (from every...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jun 09, 2011
webOS phones have never been known for having long battery lives, even though there have been improvements since the original Pre was released with webOS 1.0. However, a number of our tips focus on...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jun 09, 2011
We first started hearing that webOS was going to get Adobe's Flash player in the web browser as early as late 2009, but that date kept slipping and most webOS users wondered if we would...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jun 08, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.1 and higher    The new Voice Dial app in webOS 2.1 allows you to dial a contact or number just by talking into your phone. While there are a number...
TIP
by Adam Marks
May 28, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.0 and higher webOS 2.0 brought a significant overhaul to how autocorrection works on your webOS device, even allowing you to add a word to the user...
Article
by Adam Marks
May 23, 2011
Although webOS 2.0 has been available for over six months, first on the Pre2 and more recently on the Veer, the vast majority of webOS users are still sitting on webOS 1.4.5. Aside from not having...
TIP
by Adam Marks
May 23, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.0 and higher While Just Type in webOS 2.0 has an entire "Launch & Search" section where you can search within compatible apps or websites, you...
TIP
by Adam Marks
May 23, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.0 and higher If you are familiar with Google suggestions, you would know that as you start typing a search term into a google.com search (both on your...
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...
TIP
by Adam Marks
May 21, 2011
In webOS 1.0, there was an autocorrect dictionary that would fix typos as you typed, but there was no way for the user to access or edit that dictionary, no visual or auditory notification...
TIP
by Adam Marks
May 21, 2011
Although webOS will allow you to toggle an image on/off for the Time screen in Exhibition Mode, there is no option to adjust that image. However, just as you can use a homebrew solution to...
TIP
by Adam Marks
May 19, 2011
One of the most requested features that users have asked for since webOS 1.0 was released was the ability for some form of voice dialing functionality. With the release of webOS 2.1, those...
TIP
by Adam Marks
May 17, 2011
One of the biggest battery hogs of a smartphone besides the large screen is the multiple radios and receivers inside of them, including the cellular radios, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS. If you...
TIP
by Adam Marks
May 17, 2011
Having a removable battery is a great feature on the Pre or Pixi line of phones (sorry Veer) for when your battery is almost out of juice and you have a fully charged spare battery just...
TIP
by Adam Marks
May 17, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.0 and higher When you first load up Exhibition mode in webOS 2.1 or higher, you are presented with a screen that looks like the typical webOS lock screen...
TIP
by Adam Marks
May 16, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.0 and higher If a website uses the Open Search protocol for searches, you can actually add it to the "Launch and Search" section of Just Type....
REVIEW
by Adam Marks
May 15, 2011
One of the big shortfalls of webOS has been the inability to edit your photos, from simple tasks of rotating, cropping or resizing them to more complex tasks of applying color effects or changing...
TIP
by Adam Marks
May 13, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.0 and higher In webOS 2.0, you now have the ability to add pages to the App Launcher beyond the three default pages, as well as the ability to...
TIP
by Adam Marks
May 10, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.1 and higher One of the Exhibition modes that come pre-loaded on your webOS 2.1 device is the ability to run a slideshow of the photos, essentially...
TIP
by Adam Marks
May 09, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.0 and higher While webOS Synergy does a great job of taking your data from various online services and combining it together so you can see all of...
TIP
by Adam Marks
May 09, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 1.4.5.1 and lower  Among the many revolutionary features in webOS was the deployment of Synergy that allows you to log in to various online accounts and...
TIP
by Adam Marks
May 05, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.0 and higher As we continue to explore webOS 2.0, new gestures are being discovered to help you navigate the OS. One new gesture allows you to...
TIP
by Adam Marks
May 02, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.1 and higher With the release of the latest App Catalog update, promo codes can now be used by developers or HP/Palm themselves to essentially give...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Apr 29, 2011
One key feature that has been missing from webOS since day 1 has been the ability to crop or edit a photo on your device without having to first connect the phone to a computer via USB mode.  One...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Apr 29, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.0 and higher One of the biggest frustrations webOS users have had since the Pre was released was that you were unable to completely turn off the screen...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Apr 29, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.1 and higher When you put your webOS 2.1 phone on the touchstone, you now launch exhibition mode instead of the standard webOS lock screen that you may...