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by Robert Werlinger
Dec 10, 2009
Sprint customers, we're coming up on that time of year where your carrier of choice likes to increase some of the fees on your account, allowing you to cancel your service without encouraging an...
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by Robert Werlinger
Dec 09, 2009
Apple has unquestionably changed the mobile computing landscape over the last two years in several regards, with one of the major ones being a shift in the way applications are distributed and...
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by Robert Werlinger
Dec 09, 2009
It looks like Palm was serious when they discussed plans for getting their phones onto more carriers next year, and it looks like Verizon isn't the only one to be getting the Palm Pre in 2010. ...
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by Robert Werlinger
Dec 08, 2009
Freelancers and independent contractors should be delighted by the recent appearance of time tracking applications in both homebrew and official App Catalog forms.  One such app is Time Tracker...
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by Robert Werlinger
Dec 07, 2009
The Pre has maintained quite a media presence over these last 6 months:  The device launched with nearly universal praise from reviewers , and has since enjoyed being named one of the most...
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by Robert Werlinger
Dec 06, 2009
There's more video being officially released by Sprint of it's 2009 Open Developers Conference.  We've already seen a video of Rick Boatright from the webOS Internals group presenting on the...
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by Robert Werlinger
Dec 05, 2009
We've been hearing reports that since webOS 1.3.1, some Exchange users have been experiencing an issue that prevents the successful sync of calendar data between their phones and Exchange servers...
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by Robert Werlinger
Dec 05, 2009
There's good news for the medical professionals among you that have been waiting for Epocrates to release a native webOS client, as it looks like development is going full steam ahead. Epocrates...
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by Robert Werlinger
Dec 04, 2009
It looks like the Pixi is going to be selling in pink after all.  We speculated about the  possibility back in October, and it made sense - the phone is billed as the successor Centro, Palm's...
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by Robert Werlinger
Dec 03, 2009
Pre owners who have imported their device from Germany (the only country in Europe with a carrier selling the GSM version of the phone SIM-lock free) for use on a non-O2 network had a rather...
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by Robert Werlinger
Dec 01, 2009
Ares, Palm's forthcoming visual studio for webOS application development that was announced last month, seems to be steadily heading towards its promised "end of the year" release date.  Palm...
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by Robert Werlinger
Nov 29, 2009
Some interesting things Palm related came from the Sprint Open Developers Conference last month; we heard reports of a Pre running on AT&T's network, Palm unveiled their Ares development...
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by Robert Werlinger
Nov 28, 2009
  Checkers Pro will be for sale in the App Catalog for 99 cents Checkers games are a dime a dozen.  Few can set them selves apart from the crowd, but Checkers Pro manages to pulls it off. Really....
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by Robert Werlinger
Nov 28, 2009
    DrPodder is a  robust podcast player developed by DrNull in the homebrew forums.   I’ve been aching for a good podcast player ever since the Pre was released.  As I'm sure you've discovered by...
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by Robert Werlinger
Nov 28, 2009
  I'm an avid beer drinker (probably too avid).  Living in the city with the most brewpubs per capita in North America really has a tendency to do that to you. Keeping track of the multitude of...
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by Robert Werlinger
Nov 28, 2009
  It seems like more and more podcast players for webOS are popping up these days, especially as the App Catalog begins to move into full swing.  One of these recent additions is Mediafly,...
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by Robert Werlinger
Nov 28, 2009
We’re still in the early days of the App Catalog; that persistent "beta" banner and the sparse (but consistently growing) app count reminds us of that fact every time we go in to shop for...
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by Robert Werlinger
Nov 24, 2009
While we have no evidence to suggest that the failure of Palm Profiles to successfully sync contacts to newly activated webOS devices is a widespread phenomena , it is widespread enough to be a...
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by Robert Werlinger
Nov 22, 2009
Right on schedule, webOS 1.3.1 is now available to Palm Pre users on O2 in Europe, achieving parity with webOS devices on the Sprint and Bell networks.  Say hello to the world of text forwarding...
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by Robert Werlinger
Nov 21, 2009
[ youtube link ] There are plenty of reviews for the Pre and the Pixi on the web, but few (if any) do any real comparisons on the performance differences between the two handsets. Thankfully,...
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by Robert Werlinger
Nov 21, 2009
Ben Galbraith and Dion Almaer, the Mozilla luminaries Palm brought on board in September to co-direct developer relations, sat down recently for an interview with IT Conversations' Phil Windley....
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by Robert Werlinger
Nov 20, 2009
  The Google Mobile team has announced a completely new Google News offering for the webOS, Android, and iPhone platforms that matches the experience that has been available to Blackbery, Windows...
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by Robert Werlinger
Nov 19, 2009
Palm's webOS Doctor, the utility that allows you to reinstall the operating system and start from scratch, has been updated to match the current version of webOS (1.3.1) for the Pre.  Pixi users...
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by Robert Werlinger
Nov 19, 2009
The PreCentral forums are a great spot for discussing all things Palm, and forums member hparsons posited an interesting question: how has Pre ownership changed how you use your phone for the...
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by Robert Werlinger
Nov 19, 2009
Deals, deals, deals.  Third party resellers have really been taking a hatchet to the prices of Palm's webOS powered devices lately. The latest comes from Amazon, who is selling the Pre for $79.99...
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by Robert Werlinger
Nov 16, 2009
The newest version of Preware (version 0.9.8) adds patching support for Palm's newest handset, the Pixi. Thanks to the work of the webos-internals internals crew, the binary packages that are used...
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by Robert Werlinger
Nov 16, 2009
Canadians, if you thought the $30 Pixi offered for pre-order by Walmart here in the US was a good deal, hold on to your hats: Bell customers can now get their hands on the Pre for a tidy sum of $...
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by Robert Werlinger
Nov 16, 2009
In addition to the slew of enhancements in webOS 1.3.1 that are in the official Palm documentation, enterprising users in the forums have been picking through the newest release of the software,...
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by Robert Werlinger
Nov 15, 2009
In tandem with the release of webOS 1.3.1 this morning, Palm has announed on its Developer Network Blog an updated Mojo SDK framework, version 1.3.1.  Some of the highlights from the update...
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by Robert Werlinger
Nov 13, 2009
We posted an article last week detailing the series of webcasts that webOS School was going to be giving during the Iowa Code Camp, and  there's good news for those of you who were hoping to view...