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by Robert Werlinger
May 26, 2010
  Here's some of the latest talk in the forums: User gsx decided that they wanted to add a custom Carbon overlay to the back of their Pre, and created a step-by-step guide if you should decide to...
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by Robert Werlinger
May 24, 2010
We've been waiting for Adobe's Flash to come to webOS since February of last year, but it's Google's newest release of its Android operating system announced at the Google IO event in San...
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by Robert Werlinger
May 23, 2010
  Palm has announced on it's official blog that they're looking to reward not only the developers of the Hot Apps, but the folks that are using them as well.  After you've browsed and downloaded a...
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by Robert Werlinger
May 22, 2010
Sure, the NBA and NHL playoffs are nearing their respective ends, but that doesn't mean that it's too late to pick up a couple of apps to help you keep track of all of the teams and games you're...
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by Robert Werlinger
May 22, 2010
Engadget is reporting that AT&T has raised its early termination fees on "more advanced, higher end devices" for new customers, as spelled out in an open letter the company drafted.   The ETF...
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by Robert Werlinger
May 20, 2010
Time Lapse Maker ($1.99 in the App Catalog) is a slick utility that allows users to utilize the camera to create, as the name implies, time lapse video sequences.  Configuration options include...
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by Robert Werlinger
May 20, 2010
How do you build a webOS app that can perform advanced photo editing tasks when the platform isn't quite capable of it yet?  You let a remote server do all of the heavy lifting, of course.  Photo...
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by Robert Werlinger
May 19, 2010
You've watched all of the videos that came out of last month's Palm Developer days, and you're craving more from Palm's brightest.  You're in luck, as the 5th installment of Palm's Standford...
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by Robert Werlinger
May 19, 2010
  Utilizing the nextgenserver SIM unlock method that came about last month, enterprising users have been able to unlock the newly released AT&T Palm Pre Plus and get it up and running on other...
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by Robert Werlinger
May 19, 2010
If you're a developer in the Baltimore and Washington DC area, then you'll be delighted to know that the second annual preDevCamp in your area is scheduled for June 5th.  It's not looking like...
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by Robert Werlinger
May 18, 2010
Another day, another opportunity to score a hot 3D gaming title for a bargain.  This time around Glu Mobile's Transformers G1: Awakening can be had for 99 cents, or a full $6 off of the normal...
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by Robert Werlinger
May 18, 2010
   Here's some of the latest talk in the forums: The GSM Pre form is alight with activity since last weekend's launch of the device on AT&T.  User dbd wants to know just how you new Pre Plus...
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by Robert Werlinger
May 18, 2010
   If you're a developer looking for a GSM Palm Pre Plus but don't want to enter into one of those pesky two year contracts, you're in luck: Palm has made the AT&T Palm Pre Plus available...
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by Robert Werlinger
May 18, 2010
Well that was fast.  Less than a day after launching on AT&T for $149.95 with a bundled Touchstone charging dock, the GSM Pre Plus can be had by way of Amazon for the more realistic price of...
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by Robert Werlinger
May 17, 2010
The Palm mobile hotspot app has mysteriously appeared in the App Catalog for Sprint and AT&T Pre users, and guessing by the universal experience of "install failed" error messages folks get...
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by Robert Werlinger
May 17, 2010
We've had a good idea of how the update process works for webOS for some time now, but the exact lag between when Palm submits a firmware update to a carrier and when that carrier finally green-...
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by Robert Werlinger
May 17, 2010
In the smartphone world, it sometimes takes community involvement to encourage developers to bring the software we want to our platform of choice.  The webOS community generally, and the...
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by Robert Werlinger
May 17, 2010
As previously speculated, AT&T has revealed that June 6th (a date that launch-day Sprint Pre owners should recognize) as the launch date for the WiFi-equipped, blue-backed Palm Pixi Plus on...
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by Robert Werlinger
May 14, 2010
Smartphones: they can browse the web, play music, send emails and update Facebook.  Oh yeah, and they can  make phone calls too.  The New York Times has as an article up that examines how...
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by Robert Werlinger
May 14, 2010
We've been spotlighting our own favorite apps on a regular basis here (and by the way, we'll have those Featured Apps coming soon - technical difficulties caused some delays), but truth is: our...
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by Robert Werlinger
May 14, 2010
There's no question that Palm has had a long and storied past in the PDA and smartphone market, and they have quite the patent portfolio to back that up.  Tech blog Technologizer has put...
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by Robert Werlinger
May 13, 2010
   The folks over at Gobico games that brought us the excellent Wobble Words puzzle game are back at it, this time with a combination of of solitaire and poker with Poker Drops ($1.99 in the...
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by Robert Werlinger
May 13, 2010
I've been looking for a way to attach alarms to notes in webOS, and the only way I've been able to accomplish that so far is to create events in the calendar app with a reminder - a process that...
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by Robert Werlinger
May 11, 2010
There's much to be seen about how HP will integrate Palm when the sale goes through, but the Palo Alto, CA based company is making it abundantly clear that it intends on changing things up in the...
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by Robert Werlinger
May 11, 2010
Here's some of the latest talk in the forums: How has Palm's "Project Jump-start" been going?  If forum members' recent encounters with the Verizon sales force at large is any indication,...
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by Robert Werlinger
May 10, 2010
Carriers are dropping the price of the Palm Pre and Pixi like its hot, with Verizon recently dropping the prices of the Plus version of the Pre $29.99 and Pixi to $0 on a new 2 year contract....
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by Robert Werlinger
May 10, 2010
Yes, ladies and gentleman, the piece of software that has made it so very easy to access all of the great patches, themes, and programs that have been created by a virtual army of individual...
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by Robert Werlinger
May 10, 2010
The Pre and the Pixi have been on the market together for roughly 5 months now and while we all pretty much knew that the Pixi had a smaller screen, slower processor and the non-plus version...
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by Robert Werlinger
May 08, 2010
  2009 may be over, but that hasn't stopped the Pre smartphone and the Touchstone charging dock from continuing to win some major design awards.  The official Palm Blog points us to two...
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by Robert Werlinger
May 08, 2010
It's that time again:  Time to get great gaming titles at great prices.  This time around, Paratrooper by Kaboom Apps is selling for $0.99 (a full 50% off of the normal $1.99 asking price), and...