Remember the Palm PDA? Some folks reading this may actually be too young to remember the first Palm which debuted in back in the 90s well before Android or iOS were the juggernauts they are now. Well, the brand may not be as dead as we though as Alcatel may be working on a new Palm smartphone.
Way back if you remember when Palm was around, they introduced a new operating system called WebOS, and brought out a few smartphones running the new OS that didn’t do too well, and basically brought about the demise of Palm. HP then took up the WebOS gauntlet releasing the HP Touchpad, which again failed to […]
An integral part of HP’s plan to launch Open webOS 1.0 later in the year includes version 2 of the web based Enyo framework, and now the Enyo 2 open source app has exited beta and gone gold, which means it is now it is not just for webOS, and is available to developers. According […]
Last year HP released the TouchPad tablet but quickly announced they were going to discontinue the device along with its webOS smartphones, which led to a fire sale across the world with the TouchPad quickly selling out at all stockists. Now we have news of the webOS 3.0.5 source code for the HP TouchPad. The […]
It seems that the webOS platform is simply taking a lifetime to die off, the mobile platform just hasn’t been able to take hold in the mobile space, it couldn’t make it when Palm had it and when HP took over webOS still failed to capture the interest of the mobile space. But now it […]
If you are a lover of the webOS platform and thought that HP had finally laid the ailing mobile operating system to rest you can think again because HP has now released the first open source component of webOS including a calendar showing when the webOS source code will become totally open. According to an […]
Research In Motion isn’t doing too well with their BlackBerry devices as I am sure most are aware, so perhaps its time RIM considered dumping the BlackBerry platform and opting for another operating system to bolster the BlackBerry name, now the obvious choice would be Android of course all though there is always Microsoft’s Windows […]
It appears that if you happened to be amongst the lucky people that took advantage of Hp’s final offering of the HP TouchPad tablet a couple of weeks ago, the word is you just might be getting a little extra Christmas present by way of PayPal in the not too distant future as there seems […]
I’m sure you know that way back in 2009 Palm exited the mobile space mainly due switching from Palm OS to the dismal failure of the new webOS platform failing to capture a large enough following in the mobile space, and thus Palm was purchased by HP who continued with the weBOS platform with the […]
Many have been waiting on the announcement that company HP could in fact be joining webOS and going open source. Today according to HP’s CEO Meg Whitman, the company will be branching out with the resources of HP fully behind it.