Tag Archives: webOS

Nexus 7 Gets Its Own Build Of webOS

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=SFwrE9UGie0#! It seems that Open webOS just won’t die, and we dearly hope it never does. Yet another Android device has been graced with a port of the legendary and doomed OS, and this time it is the Nexus 7. Just like every other build out there, it’s in early alpha and is not very usable. Most… Read more

Galaxy Nexus Running webOS Gets So Much Better

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=4TZKiDIGY0U The last time we showed you webOS on the Galaxy Nexus, the most we could say is that it booted. And that was a huge feat, don’t get me wrong, but it wasn’t exactly functional. However, this video shows how much progress they’ve made. It shows off UI scaling, and besides the lag and some… Read more

Open webOS Ported To Transformer Prime, What A Cool Sight

We just wanted to share this image with you: Another Android device running Open webOS. If this is the future of webOS, we definitely wouldn’t mind that. Imagine two open source OSes dual booted on your phone a year from now. My love for webOS will never fade, and this could mean it will be given another chance. Android… Read more

Android-On-Veer Tutorial And Walkthrough

I have been an avid webOS fan for quite a while, even purchasing an HP Veer 4G off contract on eBay. In my opinion, webOS is one of the best mobile operating systems ever made, and definitely does multitasking better than either iOS or Android. webOS is built for efficiency, beauty, and ease of use. The gestures are natural, the UI is smooth and… Read more

HP TouchPad now has CyanogenMod 9 nightly builds

The webOS-based TouchPad may have lost official support from HP, but that isn’t stopping the Android community. CyanogenMod 9 for the TouchPad has brought the latest Android version to the dead tablet, in the form of unstable alphas. All of this was done by the official CyanogenMod team, but other ROM developers are now stepping in. The latest alpha now… Read more

Meg Whitman thinks Android will become closed-source, would Google ever let that happen?

Almost two years ago HP bought Palm, the creators of the webOS. They had big plans, like adding the software to all of their computers, and even putting it onto printers. Things didn’t unfold like they originally planned. They decided to throw it in for the project, and webOS was no more. A few months later, it was announced that the OS would go open… Read more

HP’s CEO thinks that Google’s acquisition of Motorola will lead to a closed-source Android

Earlier today HP’s CEO Meg Whitman appeared at the HP Global Partner Conference, and she brought some words of the phone market. For those unfamiliar, HP open-sourced the dead webOS, and is now hoping that it will gain some traction. Whitman thinks that webOS will once again have a place in the phone market within the next 2-5 years, and thinks it may even… Read more

HP TouchPad boots Ice Cream Sandwich, still has a long way to go

All owners of the HP TouchPad have been waiting patiently for an Ice Cream Sandwich port to their discontinued tablet. Some progress has been made however, as developer tigerdavid has successfully booted the new Android version onto his tablet. It isn’t what you’d expect though, as the UI immediately crashes. The touchscreen isn’t working either, so the… Read more

HP sells more tablets than Samsung

While Samsung seems to perpetually be in the spotlight these days with new phones, tablets, and things-that-are-phones-AND-tablets, news hits the community of a surprising statistic from an unlikely champion, HP. Recent news of webOS’ demise and instability in the company really left most wondering where the computer manufacturer would go from here. Well,… Read more