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TIP
by Adam Marks
Jan 20, 2011
Setting your ringtone in the Sounds & Ringtones app will allow you to set your default ringtone when you receive a phone call, but did you know that you could also customize your ringtones based...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jan 18, 2011
There may be times when you need to manually set up a Wi-Fi network, such as when a network is hidden and does not broadcast its ID. To manually set up a network connection, either open the Wi-Fi...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jan 17, 2011
Just like HotSyncing your old PalmOS device to a PC to backup your personal data, webOS devices offer a similar feature to backup your data. However, instead of backing up to a PC, webOS relies on a...
Article
by Adam Marks
Jan 17, 2011
Hot on the heals of our preview of Voice Memos, prolific webOS Developer Inglorious Apps has also taken a shot at providing an app that allows you to create voice recordings with Voices. It's great...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jan 13, 2011
Creating a web bookmark or launcher icon is a quick and easy way to access a website, but since you can only set the thumbnail/icon picture based on some portion of the website, it often does not...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jan 13, 2011
While creating a web bookmark is a convenient way to return to a website that you visit often, you still need to first open up the Web app and then go through a few steps to actually access that...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jan 12, 2011
Just as in your browser on our PC, you are able to bookmark webpages in webOS so you can quickly return to that site in the future. Your 12 most recently bookmarks are displayed as tiles when you...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jan 11, 2011
As briefly referenced in the Universal Search Contacts tip, you are able to set a reminder for a contact so that any time you communicate with that person (text message, phone call, email, etc), a...
Article
by Adam Marks
Jan 10, 2011
Hot on the heals of learning that a music indexer API appears to be built into webOS 2.0 with the preview of Koto Player, it also appears that the long-awaited microphone API is also now available...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jan 10, 2011
By default, clicking on a contact's mailing address or mapping a calendar event location will open up Google Maps to find that location. However, if your cellular carrier provides built-in navigation...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jan 07, 2011
For today's Tip Roundup, we will focus on the Calendar app in webOS. While there are some features that are sorely missed from the old PalmOS calendar (Agenda view or calendar search, anyone?), the...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jan 06, 2011
Ensuring that you always have backups of your contact list is extremely important, in case you ever lose your phone or something goes wrong with a Profile restore after a webOS Doctor or device swap...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jan 05, 2011
Knowing how to use the various gestures within webOS is your key to getting the most out of your device. While most gesture originate from the Gesture Area (such as the back-swipe, forward-swipe,...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jan 04, 2011
Using Wi-Fi to connect to a data network will typically provide a faster data connection and actually preserve battery life as compared to using your cellular network. By default, webOS will keep...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jan 03, 2011
Having GPS built-in to your webOS device can be an extremely useful feature, whether providing you with driving directions, finding your location in Foursquare or ensuring your SpaceAlarm goes off...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Dec 23, 2010
With yesterday's release of the Facebook 1.5 for webOS app, we are dedicating this Tip Roundup to all things-Facebook. While many of the past tips reference earlier versions of the Facebook App (or...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Dec 22, 2010
Entering an "Event Location" into a Calendar event allows you to do more than just remember the specific location that is tied to that entry. It also allows you to quickly load up Google Maps (or...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Dec 21, 2010
When you are listening to music on your phone, did you know that you can control certain aspects of playback using your wired headset? Many headsets--including the one from Palm that comes with...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Dec 20, 2010
With synergy, you can have up to 16 different email accounts loaded in your email account. Each of those inboxes will be displayed individually for you to search through, although by default they...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Dec 17, 2010
With over 25 existing tips that reference some aspect of the Email app, there are lots of great tidbits of information that will help you navigate and use the Email app on your webOS device....
TIP
by Adam Marks
Dec 16, 2010
Attaching a photo or video to an SMS/MMS message is a fairly straight-forward task. You can either push a multimedia file to a new message from another app, such as directly from the Photo or Video...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Dec 15, 2010
Throughout webOS, there are many data entry fields that provide you a long list to scroll through to find the specific data you need, such as the Date and Time selections of a calendar event....
TIP
by Adam Marks
Dec 14, 2010
By default, webOS adds the Inbox of each email account to the "Favorites" section at the top of your main account/folder view in the Email app. However, did you realize that you are able to...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Dec 13, 2010
If you are in an area where you do not get good service from your carrier, you have the ability to roam on other carrier's networks for both voice and data. Depending on your level of service,...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Dec 10, 2010
Before Palm officially puts the final nail in the Universal Search coffin (to be replaced with Just Type in webOS 2.0), we figured that now is probably the best time to bring Universal Search to...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Dec 09, 2010
Want to check to see if you have any dead spots on your touchscreen? Worried that your accelerometer isn't functioning any more? Think your proximity sensor is busted? Instead of trekking...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Dec 08, 2010
When you are reading an email and want to read the next or previous message, most people probably back-swipe back to your mailbox and then tap on the next email. However, you can save a step by...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Dec 07, 2010
As we have reviewed in the past, searching for a contact throughout webOS is pretty easy to do with Universal Search, the ability to use wild cards, and using a contact's initials to narrow down...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Dec 06, 2010
Note that this only works on webOS 1.4.5 and below. This functionality appears to be disabled in webOS 2.0 and above While searching for contacts in webOS is already an easy task using Universal...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Dec 03, 2010
The Option Key currently comes in two forms: Orange or Silver, depending on if you are on the original Pre or any other webOS device. Regardless of the color, that single keyboard key is quite...