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by Robert Werlinger
Aug 13, 2010
One of the most popular JavaScript frameworks on the web these days is jQuery. It's used by some 31% of of the 10,000 most visited websites on the internet and companies like Microsoft and Nokia...
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by Robert Werlinger
Aug 13, 2010
  Palm has historically been mum on the subject of sales numbers (with the notable exception of the Centro, one of the company’s few commercially successful products in recent memory), but using...
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by Robert Werlinger
Aug 13, 2010
In a move that's sure to delight movie lovers everywhere, IMDB has revamped its mobile site (which can be found at m.imdb.com) to add support for webOS.  Tasks that used to involve multiple,...
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by Robert Werlinger
Aug 13, 2010
There's some exciting stuff going on in the gaming world these days thanks to the PDK, the recent roll out of webOS 1.4.5 to Sprint users, and the ability for indie developers to publish titles...
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by Robert Werlinger
Aug 13, 2010
Google announced at its annual I/O event back in May that it was going to bring a new extension to Chrome and an app to Android Market that would enable users to send maps, articles and videos...
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by Robert Werlinger
Aug 12, 2010
Firm MWR Infosecurity claims to have discovered a vulnerability in webOS that would allow an attacker to create a specially crafted SMS message that would allow them to "subvert webOS completely...
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by Robert Werlinger
Aug 12, 2010
The App Catalog has been live in various forms for a little over a year now, and Palm has continued to add both features and applications during that time it’s gone from a measly handful of...
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by Robert Werlinger
Aug 12, 2010
I was able to spend some time with EA's Need For Speed: Undercover on the Sprint Pixi after last night's update to webOS 1.4.5, and I have to say that I'm pretty impressed by what what this...
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by Robert Werlinger
Aug 11, 2010
Mere hours after finally pushing webOS 1.4.5 out to Sprint customers, Palm has updated the webOS Doctor tool to match.  For those unfamiliar, the webOS Doctor is a utility that allows users to...
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by Robert Werlinger
Aug 11, 2010
  After a number of false starts, re-tooling and carrier delays, Palm's PDK Hot Apps promotion is now in full swing with the official (re)launch of the excellent Hot Apps Leaderboard which tracks...
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by Robert Werlinger
Aug 10, 2010
Here's some of the latest talk in the forums: Belt holsters are a dime a dozen, but accessories like the Seidio Innocell 2600mAh battery can make finding the perfect one a challenge.  ...
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by Robert Werlinger
Aug 07, 2010
WiFi-equipped SD card maker Eye-Fi has launched a mobile portal that allows users to view and manage and share their photos on a number different services in addition to being able to manage...
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by Robert Werlinger
Aug 06, 2010
We’ve all been there: you’re out and about, the only web-connected device you have access to is your phone, a wave of inspiration hits and you need to update your blog now. Some services offer an...
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by Robert Werlinger
Aug 05, 2010
Another big tech conference, another high-ranking Hewlett-Packard executive (they've got a lot of 'em) talking about the company's plans to bring webOS across a variety of devices.  This time...
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by Robert Werlinger
Aug 05, 2010
It's been the case for far too long that if you update your status while using either the webOS Facebook app or the mobile optimized version, the privacy settings you set on the desktop didn't...
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by Robert Werlinger
Aug 05, 2010
  It came to our attention last month that because of some changes that Twitter had implemented in the way that it allows third party applications to integrate with the service, a number of webOS...
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by Robert Werlinger
Aug 04, 2010
Here's some of the latest talk in the forums:  People have been clamoring for new hardware for what seems like a year now, and wv06 wants to know if they're alone in wanting the design of the...
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by Robert Werlinger
Aug 04, 2010
The Nextgen unlock, which has allowed the GSM version of the Pre and Pre plus  to operate on carriers other than the ones its officially sold through, is now available for the Pixi and Pixi...
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by Robert Werlinger
Aug 03, 2010
Financial professionals rejoice:  an fan-made emulation HP's famous 12c financial calculator, complete with all of the RPN and Algebraic functionality you'd expect, has been ported to webOS and...
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by Robert Werlinger
Aug 03, 2010
If you're lucky enough to be running the latest version of webOS (1.4.5) and you're an RPG buff, you'll have a pleasant surprise awaiting you in the App Catalog: the highly-anticipated, fully 3D...
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by Robert Werlinger
Aug 02, 2010
A recent study conducted by research firm Nielsen examining consumer attitudes in the US smartphone space had some rather staggering findings, the most alarming of which bodes poorly for Canadian...
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by Robert Werlinger
Aug 02, 2010
Research company KPMG conducted a survey of some 5,600 people in 22 countries to ascertain what their mobile banking habits were, and the results are rather interesting.  Only 16% of...
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by Robert Werlinger
Aug 02, 2010
The App Catalog is awash in a flood of terrific Twitter apps, from the excellent Tweed (this blogger's current favorite) to the innovative and visually stunning TweetMe for webOS.  Not only does...
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by Robert Werlinger
Jul 29, 2010
 Here's some of the latest talk in the forums: Now that the newest version of Preware allows you to blacklist vendors, tobias funke is curious to know which spammy spammers you've ousted from...
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by Robert Werlinger
Jul 28, 2010
Rahul Sood, founder of luxury PC maker Voodoo, HP's CTO of gaming and recent champion of webOS has finally sat down with Palm's directors of dev relations Ben Galbraith and Dion Almaer.  ...
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by Robert Werlinger
Jul 28, 2010
We've been seeing a lot of HP CTO Phil McKinney these days, giving speeches and generally talking about the potential power behind HP and Palm - but not, of course, making product announcements...
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by Robert Werlinger
Jul 27, 2010
Users of competing platforms have had the ability to configure unique "profiles" - a particular setup of wallpaper, launcher, ringer and dock settings - for different times of the day and...
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by Robert Werlinger
Jul 26, 2010
  Palm's beta feed is chock-full of goodness -- the excellent BFG Maps is one such example -- and one of the latest finds comes way of a previous PC Brain Trust article where we asked you what...
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by Robert Werlinger
Jul 26, 2010
Development of MeeGo, the operating system that's the result of the marriage of Intel's Moblin and Nokia's Maemo platforms, is pushing ahead full steam.  Being that its a Linux based open source...
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by Robert Werlinger
Jul 24, 2010
HP has been selling Palm phones through its recently created wireless central online sales portal since it went live a few weeks ago, and the company is looking to sweeten the deal on already...