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Homebrew Installer Showdown: fileCoaster vs. Preload vs. PreUpdate vs. Preware vs. WebOS Quick Install

by Derek Kessler Wed, 18 Nov 2009 7:17 pm EST

Homebrew Showdown  

Yikes, what a title! There are five different systems out there to get apps, patches, and themes onto your webOS phone. With each choice comes different features and abilities, and pretty much the only thing they all have in common is that they can all install apps. From there, each installer is as different and comes with its own unique capabilities. So what makes fileCoaster different from Preload, Preware different from WebOS Quick Install, and where does PreUpdate fit into the mix? The chart below should answer your impassioned query in a most comprehensive of manner - it’s up to you to pick the installer, or combination thereof, that fits your style.

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Homebrew Installer Comparison Chart (click for a larger version)