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by Robert Werlinger
Jan 22, 2010
   Here’s some of the latest talk in the forums: It’s almost D-day for the release of webOS 1.4, and forum members are hazarding a guess as to exactly what day in February we'll see the update...
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by Robert Werlinger
Jan 22, 2010
  Guitarists know that a reference book as pocketable as your phone is invaluable. Bonus if that guide is actually in your phone. Enter Guitarist's Reference Pro ($2.99 in the App Catalog), a...
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by Robert Werlinger
Jan 21, 2010
 For the first time since being released back in June of ’09, people in the States will  soon have more than one carrier to choose from when looking for webOS powered phones. The Plus variant of...
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by Robert Werlinger
Jan 20, 2010
    RSS readers are already a dime a dozen in the Catalog, and it's only the beginning - Palm opened the flood gates at CES 2010, allowing any and all developers to submit their wares on Palm's...
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by Robert Werlinger
Jan 18, 2010
There will continue to be a market for desktop sync software, even in the days of mobile cloud computing that are being ushered in by likes of Palm and webOS. Count me in.  Call me paranoid, but...
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by Robert Werlinger
Jan 15, 2010
  Here's some of the what's being discussed in the forums: CES may be last week's news, but the tech press weren't the only ones there, and PreCentral reader mrkalel snapped some sweet pictures...
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by Robert Werlinger
Jan 14, 2010
I'm always on the search for tools that will help me to better manage my time, as effective time management is critical to being as productive as possible throughout the day. The use of a...
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by Robert Werlinger
Jan 13, 2010
It's only been a few days since Palm opened the proverbial flood gates of Apps with the launch of their new web distribution program at CES this year, and a lively ecosystem is already beginning...
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by Robert Werlinger
Jan 13, 2010
Google has updated Reader for mobile with a slew of snazzy features, according to the company's Google Reader blog.  The interface is improved overall, and the laundry list of new features...
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by Robert Werlinger
Jan 12, 2010
When the Pre Plus was announced during Palm's CES presentation (you were reading our live coverage of the event, right?), a few key enhancements were detailed, namely the doubling of the Flash...
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by Robert Werlinger
Jan 11, 2010
A few months ago we were laughing at/with Palm investor Roger McNamee after his All Things D interview with Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg. And this year at CES, Palm saw fit to send just CEO Jon...
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by Robert Werlinger
Jan 11, 2010
 We've already seen a demo from Adobe that showed us some of what's possible with Flash 10.1 on webOS, and they've released another video showcasing the gaming capabilities we'll see when the...
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by Robert Werlinger
Jan 08, 2010
When Adobe Flash 10.1 comes the way of webOS in February, a whole new world of interactive content is going to be opened up to Pre and Pixi users.  Fierce Wireless is reporting that Sling Media,...
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by Robert Werlinger
Jan 08, 2010
We're still roaming the show floor, hunting down what webOS news we can find - meanwhile our forums are afire with talk of the new 3D apps. This app review is brought to you by forum member...
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by Robert Werlinger
Jan 08, 2010
The front page is one of the best ways keep on top of the latest Palm related news and the forums are one of the best places to talk about such things with your fellow enthusiasts.  The...
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by Robert Werlinger
Jan 01, 2010
Happy new year from everyone here at PreCentral! It's been roughly a year since PreCentral was launched, and Palm and webOS have really come a long way since  their announcement at CES 2009 - Jon...
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by Robert Werlinger
Dec 31, 2009
  The App Catalog has seen impressive growth since it first went live a little over 6 months ago.  Palm's Early Access program brought in dozens of developers who have created over 1,000...
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by Robert Werlinger
Dec 29, 2009
The webOS 1.3.5 update is a gift that just keeps on giving.  In addition to a rather lengthy changelog that lists the removal of the app limit and the ability to download updates over a 2G ...
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by Robert Werlinger
Dec 28, 2009
We didn't find it under the Christmas Tree on Friday like a certain PreCentral editor and the rest of us webOS fiends were hoping for, but this is close enough to count: the Sprint support website...
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by Robert Werlinger
Dec 27, 2009
AnandTech is reporting that Epic Games have ported their Unreal Engine 3 game engine that powers games like Gears of Wars 2 over to the iPhone 3GS and the third generation iPod Touch.  The...
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by Robert Werlinger
Dec 25, 2009
Earlier this month we reported that those who had imported the SIM-lock free German Pre for use on a non-O2 network were unable to access the App Catalog after updating to webOS 1.3.1. We...
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by Robert Werlinger
Dec 22, 2009
Application spam is a very real issue that's been plaguing online application stores (Apple's in particular) for some time now. Some development houses resort to seeding these virtual shelves with...
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by Robert Werlinger
Dec 21, 2009
Handset makers building FM tuners into phones is a barbaric and uncivilized practice, as Radiotime demonstrates by giving access to the online feeds of hundreds of thousands of terrestrial radio...
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by Robert Werlinger
Dec 17, 2009
Have you had your eye on some apps in the Catalog, but have been hesitant to pull the trigger?  Good news:  the prices of some apps have been slashed up to 50% for a limited time. There are some...
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by Robert Werlinger
Dec 17, 2009
A quick reminder to interested parties: Palm announces its second quarter financial results today at 1 PM Pacific, 4PM Eastern.  There's been a lot of analyst noise leading up today, with...
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by Robert Werlinger
Dec 16, 2009
Palm has made quite a splash in the media this year, and the Pre has generated so much buzz since its announcement back in January that its been tweeted about enough to get it onto the Top...
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by Robert Werlinger
Dec 16, 2009
Ars Technica is reporting that the Khronos Group, the organization responsible for the development of WebGL, released the WebGL provisonal public draft specification early last week, marking an...
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by Robert Werlinger
Dec 15, 2009
For the second time since launching back in June, Google Maps for webOS has quietly received an update.  The first update came our way back in October, and brought with it a number of enhancements...
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by Robert Werlinger
Dec 14, 2009
It's hard enough trying to predict what is going to happen in the mobile universe in the next six months, let alone the next 10 years.  That is unless, of course, unless you are a financial writer...
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by Robert Werlinger
Dec 14, 2009
Image search on the mobile web can often be cumbersome; using Google image search to find hilarious pictures of cats superimposed with human faces or your favorite sports star is more of an...