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REVIEW
by Robert Werlinger
Jul 07, 2010
The default memos application in webOS is sufficient for the more basic of tasks such as quick reminders, but sometimes we need a little more functionality. Enter Notes (currently going for $2.50...
Article
by Robert Werlinger
Jul 07, 2010
 Here's some of the latest talk in the forums: Forum member stu5797 wants to know if it's possible to overclock the svelte Pixi. The answer?  Not just yet. The Virtual Keyboard: you know it, you...
Article
by Robert Werlinger
Jul 06, 2010
We’re in the thick of Palm’s “half-time” sale where everything in the App Catalog is an easy-on-the-wallet 50% off of its normal asking price,  we're on the cusp of the PDK Hot Apps contest, and ...
Article
by Robert Werlinger
Jul 06, 2010
  Palm has finally made the eighth (and final) video from its Stanford Lecture series, covering cross-platform application development with Appcelerator's Titanium, available for your...
Article
by Robert Werlinger
Jul 05, 2010
Sprint webOS users: you may want to hold off on the repeated tapping of the refresh button in the Updates app that ensues before an update for at least a little while, as presumed Sprint employee...
Article
by Robert Werlinger
Jul 05, 2010
While O2 Germany appears to be the only carrier to have officially released webOS 1.4.5 to their users, the rest of the world waits on pins and needles. Phone Scoop and Engadget note that webOS...
Article
by Robert Werlinger
Jul 05, 2010
Rahul Sood, CTO of HP's Gaming unit and founder of high-end computer company Voodoo PC (which was acquired by HP in 2006) has been blogging and tweeting about his excitement for Palm to come to...
Article
by Robert Werlinger
Jul 05, 2010
Former Palm CEO Donna Dubinsky has an opinion piece in Silicon Valley based MercuryNews where she looks back over Palm's history as a company and as an innovator since its inception in 1992, and...
Article
by Robert Werlinger
Jul 02, 2010
Glu Mobile has slashed the prices of some of their 3D gaming titles in the App Catalog as part of their "4th of July Blowout Sale" to 99 cents, and when combined with Palm's recently extended...
Article
by Robert Werlinger
Jul 01, 2010
Here's some of the latest talk in the forums: With the PDK Hot Apps promotion set to go live on July 15th, you know an OTA update is inbound for the majority of you Pre and Pixi users out there...
Article
by Robert Werlinger
Jun 29, 2010
  Problem: you have to buy a new RFID equipped prepaid card for your local transit system, but the last thing you want is yet another card in your wallet.  P|C forum member zcharat has a solution...
Article
by Robert Werlinger
Jun 29, 2010
Here's another name to add to the growing list in of Palm employees heading out, pre-acquisition: Jeff Finkelstein, Sr Product Manager of Multimedia.  Finkelstien, whose awarded patents while at...
Article
by Robert Werlinger
Jun 21, 2010
If you live in Boulder and have some free time around 6:00 on July 19th, you'll be able to catch a presentation from Palm's Director of Developer Relations Dion Almaer at Mobile Monday Colorado...
Article
by Robert Werlinger
Jun 21, 2010
 Here's some of the latest talk in the forums: Are you curious about the differences between all of the overclocking kernels out there made for overclocking?  If so, I've got some good news: Rod...
Article
by Robert Werlinger
Jun 18, 2010
The fifth installment of Palm’s ongoing Developer Podcast series hosted by Ben and Dion is now online.  The subject matter this time around is Palm’s Facebook application and the Developer...
Article
by Robert Werlinger
Jun 15, 2010
Palm has released the seventh and ninth videos from it's ongoing series of lectures at Stanford university.  Video seven has Dave Balmer of Gobico Games sharing his experiences in developing for...
Article
by Robert Werlinger
Jun 14, 2010
  After recently discontinuing sales of the Sprint Palm Pre, Radioshack's shelves will be stocked once more with a webOS powered device with the AT&T Palm Pre Plus. The company has started...
Article
by Robert Werlinger
Jun 14, 2010
 Here's some of the latest talk in the forums: Overclocking is all the rage in the forums these days, and member Scmid7y wants to know what your thoughts are on the various kernels floating...
Article
by Robert Werlinger
Jun 11, 2010
We've been spotlighting our favorite apps on a regular basis here, but the truth is that our members' collected wisdom is greater than ours.  Here's how it works: you tell us in the comments what...
Article
by Robert Werlinger
Jun 10, 2010
Landscape viewing in the Facebook for webOS app has been conspicuously missing since its major rewrite hit the App Catalog some months ago, but you can bet that feature is in the cards in...
Article
by Robert Werlinger
Jun 05, 2010
 Here's some of the latest talk in the forums: Forums member vza33 is bragging about all of the homebrew goodness they've put on their Pre.  Go ahead, show 'em up! Member bouncingsoul is...
Article
by Robert Werlinger
Jun 02, 2010
In a critical step in meeting its projected "before the end of Q3" close date in the company's acquisition of Palm, Schaeffer Research is reporting that HP announced this morning that it had...
Article
by Robert Werlinger
Jun 02, 2010
  The year is 2010, and despite being on the market for almost a year, the Palm Pre (and the closely related "Plus" version) is continuing to gain accolades in the tech press circles and win...
Article
by Robert Werlinger
Jun 01, 2010
We asked you what your favorite travel apps were, and you weighed in.  Here's what the PreCentral readership can't do without on their travels: Flightview, $4.99: Flightview gives you real-time...
REVIEW
by Robert Werlinger
Jun 01, 2010
  3D gaming titles have been coming to webOS at a rapid click, and we’re starting to see the platform get titles just as soon (and sometimes even before) the iPhone does.  N.O.V.A, or Near Orbit...
Article
by Robert Werlinger
May 28, 2010
We've recently seen NBC and Vimeo make their content available using HTML5, and we're beginning some great demonstrations that showcase what's possible with burgeoning set of technologies that...
Article
by Robert Werlinger
May 28, 2010
  Google has officially brought Buzz support to webOS, as announced through its Mobile Blog.  To access the mobile Buzz site, simply point your browser to buzz.google.com, and you're automatically...
Article
by Robert Werlinger
May 27, 2010
Palm's poorly executed launch on Verizon Wireless was undoubtedly the final nail in the coffin in what forced the company to evaluate its options and subsequently find a buyer in HP.  One oft-...
Article
by Robert Werlinger
May 26, 2010
In a welcome end to one of the biggest non-stories to come out of the HP-Palm merger so far, HP's Chief Technology Officer Phil McKinney put an end to the rumors that the company's upcoming (or...
Article
by Robert Werlinger
May 26, 2010
An increasing number of companies are changing the way they serve up content on the web by moving away from Adobe's Flash technology to HTML5 and/or direct streaming.  Two notable sites, NBC.com...