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LG to purchase WebOS from HP

In some rather surprising news, yesterday we heard that LG are purchasing the WebOS platform from HP to use in their smart TV setup in the future.  There are no plans to make mobile devices with this OS but it will be interesting to see what they can offer when …

Open WebOS will not support any existing devices

The Open webOS project have announced on their blog that their upcoming open source version of webOS will not be compatible with existing devices. This has come as a shock to the small but dedicated community who have supported webOS through difficult times and were looking forward to continued …

Open webOS Community Edition released

For those of you who have a HP Touchpad, the Open webOS project came one step closer to fruition this week. The Open webOS team have released a package for the Touchpad that allows users to “learn how the TouchPad works, modify your TouchPad experience and then apply …

Coolsmartphone Recommended App – Zinio

Can you read? Yes? Well in that case this app will be right up your street. Zinio is a magazine reader. It lets you read digital versions of popular magazines. My first thought when I saw this was that it was going to be expensive. Then I saw …

Bargain frenzy – The HP TouchPad at dabs.com

If you’re still looking for a HP TouchPad then quickly check out dabs.com. They’ve just dropped prices down to £105.. although their site appears to have buckled under the load.. and, when it does load, shows a higher price. (Update – It’s now showing the new lower price) …

HP TouchPad continues to fill bargain bins everywhere

Prices on the HP TouchPad continue to tumble, with Dixons now knocking down the 16GB version to just £89, or £115 for the 32GB variant. This isn’t just a normal price cut, this is a massive price explosion. The 32GB TouchPad used to be a stonking £429.99, now …

HP TouchPad TouchDown Prices!

So HP announced that they’re pulling out of the PC Market (via sell off like IBM did a few years back to Lenovo), and also killing off their WebOS devices. We’ll leave the why’s & wherefore’s to another Samsung/ Apple industry crushing debate another day… However – who …

HP kills off WebOS!

Well this caught us all out! HP have just announced that they are to “discontinue operations for WebOS, specifically Touchpad and WebOS phones” – that’ll be the just about/to be launched Pre3. The handset is just about available but it rang alarm bells when the handset received an …