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by Robert Werlinger
Mar 04, 2010
Verizon Pre Plus and Pixi Plus owners are reporting that 1.4 brought with it (along with the already documented additions and enhancements) the ability to change the default Web search engine...
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by Robert Werlinger
Mar 03, 2010
Rumors surfaced (and were later confirmed and subsequently put into perspective) last month that Palm had suspended its manufacturing activates in China. The reason for that pause in production,...
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by Robert Werlinger
Mar 02, 2010
FriendsFlow ($1.99 in the App Catalog) has been around in various incarnations since before there were paid apps, being one of the very first third party Facebook clients for webOS in the...
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by Robert Werlinger
Mar 01, 2010
Here’s some of the latest discussion from the forums: Did some kind of an update hit recently? Just kidding! Members are talking up a storm about what was delivered to us in Palm’s latest Over...
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by Robert Werlinger
Mar 01, 2010
We've all been there: we're about to enter an area with bad or no cell phone service, and we need access to a web page that has important information such as directions or a map.  Currently, the...
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by Robert Werlinger
Feb 27, 2010
Palm’s failure to gain traction with variations of the Pre and Pixi in several key markets, including the crucial North American market, has been troubling to fans and investors alike. The...
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by Robert Werlinger
Feb 26, 2010
Before I reviewed the Plantronics BackBeat 903 Bluetooth Stereo Headphones, I honestly didn't believe that you could find headphones that sound good, are comfortable and are somewhat stylish....
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by Robert Werlinger
Feb 26, 2010
Sprint has updated its buyback program to accept upwards of 900 different wireless devices, regardless of the carrier or manufacturer those devices may have originated from, offering between $5...
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by Robert Werlinger
Feb 26, 2010
With all of the recent doom and gloom surrounding Palm these days, with recently lowered FY2010 guidance and a number of analysts downgrading their view of the company, Verizon has sent out a...
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by Robert Werlinger
Feb 24, 2010
It’s official – there are over 2000 applications (not including the multitude of patches and tweaks) available to US Pre and Pre Plus owners, and just under that number for Pixi owners. How’s that...
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by Robert Werlinger
Feb 20, 2010
Here’s some of what’s being discussed in the forums. Last week Verizon made it official: VoIP a-okay on its network. Users are speculating: just how long will it take for something like Skype to...
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by Robert Werlinger
Feb 20, 2010
Brothers In Arms ($5.99 in the App Catalog) is the first WWII 3D action/combat game to come to webOS. There’s a lot to like here: tanks, sniper rifles, and a well implemented cover system.
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by Robert Werlinger
Feb 18, 2010
The sleuths over at the Boy Genius Report have been tipped by one of their “solid Palm connects” that T-Mobile is in the final stages of planning the launch of a "Pixi-like device" with Palm, a...
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by Robert Werlinger
Feb 18, 2010
It was only a matter of time before the $99 price point of the Pixi started its downward descent. Surprisingly, it's the Plus version on Verizon (with WiFi and the ability to turn into a mobile...
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by Robert Werlinger
Feb 17, 2010
To some, one thing missing from webOS is any kind of a “home screen” like Android, S60 and Windows Mobile all have, something that allows for a quick view of current weather conditions, upcoming...
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by Robert Werlinger
Feb 16, 2010
Here's some of the latest discussion in the forums:  If you think that being inundated with the goings on of people you probably don’t care about in Google’s new Buzz service on the desktop is...
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by Robert Werlinger
Feb 15, 2010
The developers of Bad Kitty have been teasing us with details of their new Twitter client for a few months now, and my curiosity has been piqued the entire time. The app has finally hit the App...
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by Robert Werlinger
Feb 14, 2010
As we already know, Palm is set to present at the Game Developers Conference in sunny San Francisco next month, talking about the future of gaming on its webOS platform and releasing the PDK (...
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by Robert Werlinger
Feb 14, 2010
If the thought of being inundated with updates from people you probably don't care about in the desktop version makes you giddy, then the thought of Google's new Buzz service working without any...
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by Robert Werlinger
Feb 13, 2010
The guidance given in Palm’s last two investor calls have pointed to revenues as high as $1.8 billion by the end of the second half of its current fiscal year. In order to obtain that kind of...
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by Robert Werlinger
Feb 12, 2010
You may remember our review of FlashCards v2 beta from a little while back.  FlashCards is a study aid program that includes features such as lesson plans, a full online component, card creation...
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by Robert Werlinger
Feb 09, 2010
There often comes a time where we need to update our WordPress blogs right now, and the only internet-connected device we have access to is our phone. As many of you know all too well, the small...
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by Robert Werlinger
Feb 08, 2010
  Here's some of the latest talk in the forums: The Web browser in webOS is good indeed, but there are many sites out there that were designed solely for Mobile Safari. Palm's browser is...
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by Robert Werlinger
Feb 03, 2010
In-app feed management? Check. Excellent user interface? Check. Per-feed configurable dashboard notifications? Check. NewsRoom ($4.99 in the App Catalog) is a serious contender in the ever...
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by Robert Werlinger
Feb 02, 2010
The HTML5 specification came another step closer to becoming a Web standard today, as the first editors draft of the technology was released to the World Wide Web Consortium. HTML5 is the...
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by Robert Werlinger
Jan 30, 2010
When Epocrates entered usability testing last month, there was a collective sigh of relief amongst the medical professional contingent that the highly useful (and sometimes even required) medical...
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by Robert Werlinger
Jan 29, 2010
It’s been some time since I’ve been a student, but I remember making and using flash cards all too well. I also remember the hassle that came along with carrying multiple sets of those flash...
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by Robert Werlinger
Jan 29, 2010
Here's some of the latest talk in the forums: Sure, the Droid may have been big stuff when it was released a few months ago on Verizon, but now there's a new kid on Big Red's block: the Pre Plus...
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by Robert Werlinger
Jan 27, 2010
Thanks to the hard work of the crew over at the webOS-Internals group, the thought of having to remove and reinstall all of your patches every time there's a webOS update will now bring a...
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by Robert Werlinger
Jan 26, 2010
  Attention developers and consumers with money to burn: Palm has expanded its online store to include the sale of phones without contract. As expected, the phones are still locked to their...