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Posts by Dieter Bohn

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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 22, 2011
We don't want to interrupt the rejoicing going on right now, what with HP actually releasing webOS 2 for European Pre Plus phones, but the above missive from HP's aforementioned carrier rep training...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 22, 2011
Even though we're not in Europe, we couldn't hold back on the dangerfun of installing webOS 2.1 on our AT&T Palm Pre Plus. While there's some progress already on the necessary steps to make...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 22, 2011
Longtime homebrew favorite Music Player Remix has officially hit the App Catalog for those of us running webOS 2. It's amongst the most feature-rich music players you'll ever encounter and awfully...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 22, 2011
If you're waiting to see if you can run webOS 2.1 on your Sprint, Verizon, or AT&T Pre or Pre Plus, we're going to go ahead and recommend that you wait a little bit longer. Thanks to the good...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 22, 2011
So much for being cancelled, eh? HP has posted the webOS Doctor for webOS 2.1 for the German version of the Palm Pre Plus. The download, spotted in our PreCentral forums, is real and legit and, well...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 21, 2011
[YouTube link] HP has posted a video of their Think Beyond Developer event detailing Enyo, the new framework behind webOS 3 and the TouchPad. If you're tiring of Mojo development and ready to see...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 21, 2011
Above, you're looking at a photo of the two biggest product cancellations in Palm's history: The Foleo and webOS 2 for the original Palm Pre on Sprint. In both cases, the company made the hard call...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 19, 2011
What we originally heard from HP at their Think Beyond Event was that while they wouldn't be delivering webOS 2.x to devices older than the Pre 2 Over-the-Air, receiving an update in the form of a...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 19, 2011
The PreCentral team just spent the past hour or so calling around to Verizon retail stores across the country (what, that's not how you spend your Saturdays?). The result of all that calling is that...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 16, 2011
When we first saw Exhibition mode for webOS previewed at Developer Day in New York last November, it was primarily a set of slides and not actually running on-device. Well, we've now seen it running...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 15, 2011
On Saturday we grabbed a statement from HP about the development roadmap for webOS developers for 2011 and noted that it looked to us like there was a very bright development future with a dark...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 15, 2011
We've just finished up watching HP's developer presentation at Mobile World Congress 2011. It was essentially a condensed version of both of their Think Beyond presentations - going over the Veer,...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 15, 2011
Sure, we already heard HP announce the Pre 2 is coming and saw it go up for preorder, now we have official word from Verizon. Unlike HP's Wireless Central, Big V is charging an official price of $...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 14, 2011
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 14, 2011
[YouTube Link] Yes, we've already put our hands-on the TouchPad, but the unreleased device is a hot commodity so you should be surprised we headed over to HP's booth this morning, gave a warm hello...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 14, 2011
HP's sole new mobile news at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is a preview of their ePrint app for webOS. Naturally, HP intends to integrate printing into as many apps as possible, but if you...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 12, 2011
After the confusion (and correction) about whether traditional (or as HP called them, "Legacy") webOS apps would run natively on webOS 3, we are happy to say that we now have greater-than-140-...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 12, 2011
About the only surprise related to the Veer appearing in the FCC's systems is that it was filed under the Palm filing code instead of HP's. It's also a bit of a surprise to some that both the FCC...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 11, 2011
HP's senior vice president of consumer applications, Steven McArthur, sat down with PC Mag to talk a it about HP's strategy for getting big name developers on webOS. We've already heard much of it:...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 10, 2011
Tired of trying that webOS 2 update checker over and over again to see if you might get a different result? Over at the official HP Palm Blog (aka one of the few places you can actually see the now-...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 10, 2011
There was a piece of news that didn't happen to get mentioned at last night's developer event. HP has made a donation to a charity on behalf of the WebOS Internals homebrew group that is valued at...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 10, 2011
Correction: We've been waiting since publication for official clarification (read: in something longer than 140 characters) from Palm, but in the meantime Combee has tweeted that the "emulation...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 10, 2011
All the good news yesterday was leavened with one very big piece of bad news: webOS 2.x will not be released Over-The-Air (and probably not at all) to all devices older than the Pre 2. HP had...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 10, 2011
Just as we predicted, the Verizon Pre 2 will be shipping to customers who lay down $99 and sign a 2-year contract on February 17th. It's $439.99 without a contract. You can "reserve" yours now at HP...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 10, 2011
HP just wrapped up a quick walkthrough of their new app development framework, which is based on a new technology they're replacing their current SDK with. Called Enyo, it's progressed a bit since...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 09, 2011
We are live on the ground for HP's developer event, where we hope to get more details on Enyo, webOS 3.0, the SDK, and perhaps even how HP intends to distribute webOS 2.0 to existing devices (and...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 09, 2011
Think Beyond Developer Event
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 09, 2011
HP's Touchstone technology got a bit more interesting today. We know the Touchstone as a convenient charging solution, but later this year it will encompass that and a few new features. We can't say...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 09, 2011
The big question about the HP Veer: will there be a market for it? HP certainly thinks so - in addition to the obvious evidence that they went to the trouble to develop the tiny, powerful smartphone...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 09, 2011
Here it is, the TouchPad. It feels quite a bit like an iPad, to be honest: it's virtually the exact same form factor with a glossy, plastic back instead of metal. Responsiveness is solid - but the...