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by Dieter Bohn
May 29, 2011
One of the webOS community's mantras has always been "You can't brick a Pre." "Bricking" is essentially rending a device un-usable via software hacks. With previous webOS devices, unless you...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 22, 2011
If you're waiting to see if you can run webOS 2.1 on your Sprint, Verizon, or AT&T Pre or Pre Plus, we're going to go ahead and recommend that you wait a little bit longer. Thanks to the good...
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by Derek Kessler
Dec 06, 2010
If you were paying close attention to webOS land over the weekend, you may have noticed some drama - namely that a user at xda-developers claimed to have gotten webOS up and running on a Sprint HTC...
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by Derek Kessler
Nov 26, 2010
Two researchers with SecTheory have announced that they have uncovered flaws in older versions of webOS that would allow for remote command and control of the devices. These exploits were...
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by Tim Stiffler-Dean
Sep 29, 2010
Smartphones are tricky animals sometimes, especially if you’re a power user or geek (as many of us are these days). You want to get into the very guts of your device and find out all of the cool and...
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by Jonathan I Ezor#IM
Jul 26, 2010
After a rulemaking process lasting more than a year, the U.S. Copyright Office (which is part of the Library of Congress) has issued new rules about the types of activities, which includes some...
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by Jason Robitaille
Oct 13, 2009
So the big WebOS Quick Install v2.5 release happened today.  Aside from the theming support there were several other important and useful changes. v2.5 - September 19, 09 - Completely redone...
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by Jason Robitaille
Sep 19, 2009
Yep, you read that right, it's possible to modify the WebOS source files without Linux access.  And it's easier than you might think.  All that's required is WebOS Quick Install v1.4 (or later)...
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by Dieter Bohn
Jun 24, 2009
If you hadnt noticed, we've been all over the Homebrew app scene here at PreCentral.net  We love them much, we've created a dedicated forum for Homebrew apps! For now, there are only a few and...
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by Dieter Bohn
Jun 23, 2009
Can we just say right at the outset that we're absolutely smitten with the work that's going on right now hacking the Pre. Homebrew apps without rooting is a go and now, friends, two more...