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webOS 2.0

Palm Mansion rumored to have 5-inch touchscreen, February launch

November 19th, 2010

Palm has a history of, shall we say, making poor decisions. Hardware components…  launch partners… the Foleo. We had hoped all that would change when HP acquired the struggling company earlier this year, but it looks like it’s going to take longer than we had hoped for the stars to align over Sunnyvale, CA. Exhibit …

Palm Pre 2 heads north to Rogers

October 28th, 2010

Last week, rumors of the Palm Pre 2’s eventual arrival in Canada surfaced as a result of tidbits extracted from the source code on Palm’s Canadian website. Today, those rumors gain a healthy dose of credibility thanks to a series of leaked images. The aforementioned images show a Rogers info sheet for the Pre 2 …

Palm rumored to have 5-6 new devices brewing

October 27th, 2010

If a report from financial paper The Taiwan Economic Times is to be believed, freshly acquired Palm Inc. is getting ready to fire up the afterburners and fuel them with bags full of HP’s cash. The paper cites industry sources in claiming that Chinese manufacturing giants Foxconn and Compal were recently awarded new contracts for …

HP announces Palm Pre 2, webOS 2.0

October 19th, 2010

The news doesn’t come as much of a surprise following a series of leaks, but HP finally made the Palm Pre 2 and accompanying webOS 2.0 official this morning. Starting with the latter, the newest iteration of Palm’s highly acclaimed OS boasts features such as “True Multitasking” (zing!), “Just Type”, the rebranded “HP Synergy” and …

webOS 2.0 shown on video, sort of

September 15th, 2010

This video definitely isn’t as good as seeing webOS 2.0 running on smartphone hardware, but if you’re looking for something to hold you over, this should suffice. A video of an emulated webOS 2.0 has made its way onto YouTube. The video demos several of the new OS’ features, including: card stacks, universal search, and application pages. …

webOS 2.0 SDK getting limited release starting today

August 31st, 2010

Finally! Palm has announced that they will begin to roll out the webOS 2.0 SDK — in a limited capacity — to developers starting today. The company isn’t talking about what webOS 2.0 will bring to consumers, but they are touting some of the major overhauls and additions that developers can look forward to. Some …

webOS 2.0 showing up in application logs?

August 12th, 2010

Here is a fresh webOS 2.0 rumor for you. Developer Zhephree is the author of a Foursquare application for Palm’s beleaguered mobile operating system, webOS. Recently, while checking the logs of his Foursquare application, he noticed an entry for webOS 2.0 on a device listed as “Roadrunner.” A webOS 2.0 launch is rumored for the end of this year and …