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REVIEW
by Adam Marks
Apr 25, 2011
While many people probably only use just a handful of passwords for all their online sites, most security experts will advice you that this is a bad idea and highly recommend varying your...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Apr 25, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.0 and higher Pressing the center button/gesture area or swiping up from the Gesture Area in webOS 2.0 will bring you to Card View, just like in...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Apr 25, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.1 and higher As noted in our introduction to Just Type, one of the most visible aspects of the change from Universal Search to Just Type is the...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Apr 25, 2011
Displaying your notifications on the lock screen is a great feature to alert you of any emails, messages, tweets, etc that have come in since you last used your phone.  It doesn't matter if your...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Apr 24, 2011
So you created a whole launcher page of great looking website browser icons, but then you purchased Universe Browser and realized that those icons still launch the websites in the stock...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Apr 21, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.1 and higher webOS 2.1 brought with it the ability to dial a phone number using just your voice, thanks to the new Voice Dial app.  Once you activate...
TIP
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...
Article
by Adam Marks
Apr 18, 2011
For any webOS users out there who have had to swap devices, visit the webOS Doctor, upgrade to a new phone, or just wanted to reset their phone, they have probably learned that while your Palm...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Apr 13, 2011
Every time you turn on or reboot your phone, you are greeted by the flashing PALM logo (or HP logo in webOS 2.1) as you sit and wait for the OS to load. In reality, this is just two .png pictures...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Apr 08, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.1 and higher Just because you don’t have a touchstone (or even an available power supply) doesn't mean that you are not able to enjoy Exhibition mode. ...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Apr 08, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.1 and higher With the release of webOS 2.1, Exhibition mode has now been enabled to replace the standard lock screen when your phone is on the touchstone...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Apr 08, 2011
Purchasing an app in the App Catalog is a fairly straightforward task.  Find an app, tap the "Download for $X" button, put in your Palm Profile password, and confirm one last time that you want to...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Apr 06, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.0 and higher Now that we have the ability to add Launcher pages in webOS 2.0 beyond the 3 pages that webOS 1.0 allows, it's only natural that you would...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Apr 06, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.0 and higher While the ability to add launcher pages was one of the first hacks/patches available for webOS, it wasn't until we saw the redesigned...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Apr 06, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.0 and higher With the redesigned Launcher in webOS 2.0, you can now provide a name for each of your Launcher pages.  In order to name (or rename) a...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Apr 06, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.0 and higher Now that you have learned how to add and remove items from your Just Type options, you will want to reorder them so that you most often used...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Apr 06, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.0 and higher Removing unnecessary items from your Just Type search options is great way to make sure that you are navigating your data in webOS as...
Article
by Adam Marks
Apr 06, 2011
So you load up Preware and you notice that all (or almost all) of your Installed Packages are missing. No applications. No patches. No services. What happened? As was recently discussed on the...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Apr 01, 2011
While the Pre, Pre+, and Pre2 may look like almost all those other slab phones out on the market, there is actually something pretty unique about the Pre-family of phones that may not be obvious...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Mar 30, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.0 and higher As you install or update apps that take advantage of Just Type functionality, you will still need to enable those apps to plug in to Just...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Mar 30, 2011
Moving icons around your app launcher works essentially the same in webOS 2.0 as it did in webOS 1.0, with just a few slight tweaks. When you press-and-hold on an icon in your launcher, you will...
TIP
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...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Mar 29, 2011
This tip is only for devices running webOS 2.0 and above If you have ever swiped off an email to delete it and realized that you accidently swiped off the wrong one, you have probably hoped that the...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Mar 29, 2011
When you receive an email with a picture attachment, you would think that you would just tap on the attachment bar underneath the "subject" line to view and save the picture, right? While this works...
TIP
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...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Mar 28, 2011
Have ever noticed that a picture or video message arrives on your phone and you see the preview of the text in both the dashboard notification and the top level "conversation" screen of your...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Mar 24, 2011
Adjusting your screen brightness is one great method on helping to manage your battery life. Keeping your screen at a high brightness will drain your battery quicker, so it would behoove you to only...
Article
by Adam Marks
Mar 23, 2011
Just last week we saw the first alternative web browser show up in the official App Catalog with Complete Browser, while developer Donald Kirker of OpenMobl Systems has also been working on bringing...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Mar 22, 2011
Setting up and managing multiple email accounts on a webOS device is a relatively easy task, thanks to Synergy and features like the "All Inboxes" folder. However, only one email account can be your...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Mar 21, 2011
Once you connect to a Wi-Fi network, webOS will remember that network and will always try to reconnect to it once that network is back in range. In webOS 1.x, in order to tell your phone to "forget"...