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by Riz Parvez
Dec 06, 2011
Without a doubt, the design choices HP made with regard to the TouchPad were largely panned by the tech community:Why so much plastic? Couldn’t they have made it thinner? While these criticisms...
Article
by Riz Parvez
Sep 19, 2011
The weeks since HP’s landmark restructuring announcement have been incredibly tumultuous for the webOS community. We’ve seen our share of highs and lows, and through it all have continued to...
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by Riz Parvez
Jul 25, 2011
Task management has been a core functionality baked into Palm’s DNA since it's humble beginnings in the early nineties. Certainly for the average Mobile Accomplisher, having some method of...
REVIEW
by Riz Parvez
Jul 06, 2011
In the midst of the wave of brand-new TouchPad-specific apps that were present at launch were several old standbys rewritten to take full advantage of the additional screen real-estate and sliding...
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by Riz Parvez
Jul 04, 2011
Gaming on the TouchPad has been a major talking point for HP since ThinkBeyond back in February. Certainly we here at PreCentral have had our fill of Armageddon Squadron videos from YouTube. Now...
Article
by Riz Parvez
Jun 29, 2011
As we wind down to the final hours before the HP TouchPad’s official launch, HP’s webOS tablet debut is drawing significant attention from plenty of mainstream media outlets. Adding to that...
Article
by Riz Parvez
Jun 14, 2011
The day has finally arrived. While there was a moment where webOS users working in healthcare had reason to hope for an eleventh-hour reprieve, sadly it wasn’t to be. Epocrates for webOS...
Article
by Riz Parvez
Jun 14, 2011
When the HP Veer launched last month, many of us here at PreCentral had concerns about the lack of advertising and the price point. Sure, it’s an incredibly capable device, but for yet untapped...
Article
by Riz Parvez
Jun 09, 2011
With today’s official press release out of Palo Alto, HP has finally given a release date for its first foray into the tablet space, and boy what a release it’s going to be. According to their...
Article
by Riz Parvez
Jun 07, 2011
Here we go again. The rollercoaster ride that is Epocrates for webOS shows no sign of resolution. Last December, the Epocrates team let the webOS community know that they would no longer be...
Article
by Riz Parvez
Jun 01, 2011
Given all the buzz surrounding services like Amazon Cloud Player, Google Music, and Apple’s forthcoming iCloud, cloud based music is set to be a major area of competition this year. Certainly...
Article
by Riz Parvez
May 26, 2011
While HP’s truly new foray into the consumer sector with webOS is already underway with the entry-level Veer (major ad push notwithstanding), HP’s flagship hardware has yet to debut. These...
Article
by Riz Parvez
May 15, 2011
In the midst of this string of new webOS device launches HP has planned for the summer of 2011, Many of us in the webOS medical community continue to wait with bated breath for further word...
Article
by Riz Parvez
May 13, 2011
Earlier this week, CRN writer Kevin McLaughlin posted an encouraging article looking at some of HP’s partners and their initial explorations of webOS, and provides a bit more detail into how exactly...
Article
by Riz Parvez
May 07, 2011
It's a time honored tradition in the smartphone world, that blurry, on-the-fly photograph of gorgeous pre-release hardware galavanting around in public in the hands of someone far luckier than you...
Article
by Riz Parvez
May 01, 2011
As our friends in the world of Blackberry boldly ride on Palm’s coattails embark upon a journey of reinvention with the recent launch of PlayBook, they’re faced with an incredibly similar...
Article
by Riz Parvez
Apr 29, 2011
Adding to an already excellent portfolio of healthcare-related webOS apps, developer palmdoc’s new reference app eMed has recently become available in the app catalog. eMed was built as a follow-...
Article
by Riz Parvez
Apr 25, 2011
Earlier today, Fortune Magazine Editor-At-Large Adam Lashinsky published an extensive interview with HP CEO Leo Apotheker where they discussed everything from Apotheker’s take on the recent...
Article
by Riz Parvez
Apr 20, 2011
More interesting news out from the world of Android that may have an impact on webOS users. Our sister site, Android Central reports an update to the Skype app has landed on the Android market...
Article
by Riz Parvez
Apr 15, 2011
Being a supporter of an up an coming mobile platform is quite the rollercoaster ride. A little over a year ago, Epocrates’ webOS app debuted in the App Catalog, amid much rejoicing webOS healthcare...
Article
by Riz Parvez
Apr 12, 2011
Are you a beginning developer looking to get your feet wet with webOS 3.0, or an intermediate-level developer looking to up your game or expand your audience? Palm and AT&T have got you covered...
REVIEW
by Riz Parvez
Apr 08, 2011
As spring begins to hit its stride with longer days and warmer weather, fitness enthusiasts in the northern climes finally get to resume outdoor activities like walking, running and cycling. If you’...
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by Riz Parvez
Mar 31, 2011
webOS users looking for a solid note-taking app that synchronizes with Dropbox now have a solution thanks to developer One Crayon’s recently updated app, TapNote. While the App Catalog is actually...
Article
by Riz Parvez
Mar 16, 2011
In trying to establish a meaningful foothold in the current mobile OS space, HP has a massive task on their hands. Apple defined what the smartphone market is today, and quite simply still are the...
Article
by Riz Parvez
Mar 15, 2011
Hearkening back to an era when PalmOS devices were the rule in hospitals, Palmdoc.net has recently released a port of the incredibly popular vaccine reference app, ‘Shots.’ Shots made its first...
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by Riz Parvez
Mar 11, 2011
Are you an audiobook enthusiast looking for some relief from the sea of classic audiobooks being sold for upwards of $1.49 each? Look no further than WMF AudioBooks, a free, ad-supported, open-...
Article
by Riz Parvez
Feb 26, 2011
Ever since Think Beyond, we here at PreCentral have been posting about screen resolution, battery life, Touch To Share technology, along with the host of other details we’re used to focusing on with...
Article
by Riz Parvez
Feb 21, 2011
Need more proof of how prominent HP’s presence in the enterprise sector is? Look no further than this press release from developer 2x Software Ltd., announcing plans to support webOS with it’s...
REVIEW
by Riz Parvez
Feb 19, 2011
The cameras currently available on our webOS devices leave a lot to be desired. With low horsepower, long load times, and an absence of autofocus or manual controls, they're not up to the task of...
Article
by Riz Parvez
Feb 12, 2011
With all the news and newness unveiled at HP's big Think Beyond event this week, you might think that HP execs didn't have anything else to talk about. Well, they did, and when questioned about...