LG opens WebOS TV platform to third-party TV manufacturers

LG Electronics has announced the availability of its webOS TV platform ecosystem to other TV brand partners. This means the webOS is no longer exclusive to LG. LG made this move after overhauling its webOS significantly, which was showcased, in CES 2021. Continue reading “LG opens WebOS TV platform to third-party TV manufacturers”

LG VC110 and VC200 smartwatches show up on FCC

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LG is apparently readying more smartwatches for consumers to adorn on their wrists as two more models have just passed through the FCC. The model numbers are LG-VC110 and LG-VC200.

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LG is bringing WebOS to Smartwatches

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Looks like LG let slip a few tidbits about an entirely new thing we weren’t even aware of. The Korean giant, which bought the beleaguered WebOS from Hewlett Packard, to later introduce them in its TVs, is now bringing it to Smartwatches. This has been revealed on LG’s own website, according to the Verge, which posted the screenshot above and two others, explaining the company’s new initiative. The picture above has the familiar WebOS bean bird that was used as a mascot for WebOS’ TV experience, but here it is carrying a watch, which obviously points to Smartwatches.

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HP releases Android code for Touchpad

Just when the fire sale of the HP Touchpad was taking place, some customers had reported that they received Touchpads with Android running out of the box, and now HP has released the kernel source of Android for the Touchpad to the CyanogenMod team.

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webOS 3.0.5 now rolling out on HP Touchpad

I am sure many people have bought the HP Touchpad during the fire sale, some people to use Android on it and some people just because it was cheap and needed a tablet, whatever reason maybe HP is rolling out the webOS 3.0.5 update for their Tochpad which is a clear sign that webOS is still not dead.

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HTC coming up with it’s own OS?

HTC has been experimenting with the O.S used in it’s devices from a long time, it was the first company to adopt Android O.S, it also came out with devices running Qualcomm’s BREW  and has been running Windows 6.5 from long back, recently they  have also introduced devices running Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7. Now we are hearing that HTC is looking to develop it’s own O.S, is this HTC’s reply to Google buying Motorola  or is HTC worried about future Android upgrades and it’s relation with Google? Reason could also be the recent lawsuit against HTC by Apple on HTC’s  Android devices.

Palm Pre 2 Gets The webOS 2.1 Update On Verizon

Verizon has finally started rolling out the webOS 2.1 update to the Verizon Palm Pre 2 smartphones. The new webOS 2.1 update comes with Voice Dial, Support for Bluetooth keyboards, Backup changes, Email fixes and much more.

Last year, HP launched the successor of the original Palm Pre smartphone, the Palm Pre 2. This handset originally runs on the webOS 2.0 and it was later updated to the webOS 2.1. This update was rolled out to the unlocked Palm Pre 2 devices in March, but the Verizon subscribers were left behind. After waiting for months, Verizon has finally started rolling out the webOS 2.1 update to the Verizon Palm Pre 2 smartphones. Continue reading “Palm Pre 2 Gets The webOS 2.1 Update On Verizon”

HP TouchPad will touchdown in USA on July 1 for $499

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The HP TouchPad webOS tablet which was rumored to hit USA in June has got an official launch date of July 1. The 16GB WiFi version will be available for $499.99 and the 32GB version will sell of $599.99. Pre-orders will start from June 19 in both USA and Europe. United Kingdom, Ireland, France and Germany will get the tablet few days after USA and Canada gets it in mid-July. Italy,Spain, Australia , Hong Kong , New Zealand and Singapore will get it later this year. No mention of India in that list. Continue reading “HP TouchPad will touchdown in USA on July 1 for $499”

AT&T officially announces HP Veer 4G, coming out on May 15th

We recently showed you a leaked shot of AT&T HP Veer 4G, where we saw it running on AT&T network and we told you that it will be out soon. Now AT&T has officially announced the HP Veer 4G. The device features the new WebOS and it’s the smallest WebOS device yet. It’s small but it comes with a power of a smartphone. Continue reading “AT&T officially announces HP Veer 4G, coming out on May 15th”

HP Veer 4G leaked for AT&T, hitting next month?

HP officially announced the HP Veer at Mobile World Congress which is the smallest WebOS phone and the size of the phone is almost equal to a size of credit card. The phone is small but it comes with a power of smartphones. A few days ago, we told you that AT&T will be launching the HP Veer in USA soon and it looks like the rumor was legit because our friends over at PocketNow got their hands on a press image of HP Veer running on AT&T network. Continue reading “HP Veer 4G leaked for AT&T, hitting next month?”

Keyboard-less webOS phone leaked, Pre 3 headed to Verizon

WebOS was announced by Palm back in January 2009, and last year it was acquired by HP. Back in February, HP officially announced several new devices which include their first ever webOS tablet Touchpad and successor to Pre 2 known as Pre 3. Now our friends over at PreCentral got their hands on the images of two new WebOS phones. Continue reading “Keyboard-less webOS phone leaked, Pre 3 headed to Verizon”

HP TouchPad Live Pics and Hands On Video

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We had the chance to get close to the HP TouchPad Tablet running on webOS during MWC and although the device was a prototype , it was super impressive. It was really interesting to see webOS on a large screen and multitasking rocked on the TouchPad ( watch video below). the 9.7 inch display was utilized pretty well by the card interface of webOS

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