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Community patches Facebook calendar sync for correct time zones
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by Derek Kessler
Apr 18, 2012
On June 6, 2009, Palm launched the Pre smartphone on Sprint. On June 6, 2009, legions of new webOS users discovered that events imported from Facebook were at the incorrect time in their phones. At...
Add Pinterest image pinning to your TouchPad with a patch
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by Derek Kessler
Mar 01, 2012
We're not entirely onboard with Pinterest's pinboard-inspired photo sharing social network, but we can understand why somebody would be. It seems like it might be fun, you know, if we had...
Patch scrollbars into practically every webOS smartphone app
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 29, 2012
One of the things we've been waiting so long for in webOS is something relatively simple, at least conceptually: scrollbars. They've marked your progress down a page in practically every...
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by Tim Stiffler-Dean
Sep 12, 2011
In the screenshot above, you see what looks to be your typical emulator view for legacy apps on the TouchPad. Normally, this view is about 1/4th the size of the TouchPad screen and makes for using...
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by Derek Kessler
Aug 25, 2011
If there’s one group that’s responsible for the existence of webOS to this day, it’s WebOS Internals. The tireless homebrew work by this group is done entirely by volunteers, and though coding...
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by Jason Robitaille
May 15, 2011
The built-in webOS Clock app has had an interesting, if uneventful history. It was bundled along with the webOS 1.0.2 update, appeasing all the "where's the alarm clock?!" cries.  Since then, not...
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by Derek Kessler
Apr 10, 2011
Even with all the patches available for webOS, there’s still the occasion that we run into where we want everything that a patch does except for that one little thing that’s just too much of a deal...
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by Derek Kessler
Mar 25, 2011
So you got a Palm Pre 2 or hacked webOS 2.1 onto your older Palm phone, and the first thing you do is fire up WebOS Quick Install or Preware to install some homebrew goodness. And the second thing...
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by Derek Kessler
Nov 24, 2010
If you happen to own a Verizon Palm Pre Plus or Palm Pixi Plus, then you likely know the pain of Verizon’s intentional GPS crippling. The culprit, at least on the technology side of things, is...
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by Derek Kessler
Oct 03, 2010
Patching in webOS land is one of those areas where we can definitively gleefully mock declare our superiority claim a win over our friends with Android and iOS devices. The hundreds of patches...