Archive for the ‘Pre’ Category

[Pre] Recommended Incomplete Preware Packages List

As of version 1.4 it seems Palm has managed to get WebOS out of beta status. Anyway there are still some things that could be a tiny bit better. We therefore compiled an (incomplete) list ;-) of packages, we are currently using on our Pre’s. The Requirements These packages require a Palm Pre put into […]

[Pre] Eight Keyboard Shortcuts For WebOS

1. Soft Reboot Hold these keys at once Orange Key + Sym Key + R 2. Make Screenshot Hold these keys at once Orange Key + Sym Key + P 3. Num Lock double click Orange Key 4. Caps Lock double click Shift Key 5. Highlight Text Hold Shift Key and mark text on screen […]

[Pre] Recommended Apps: Reboot Scheduler

Many of us know the phenomenon. The longer we use the iPhone or the Palm Pre the slower it goes. Rebooting the system always helped on either device. For the Palm Pre there is now a solution that is called Reboot Scheduler by Zinge, which allows to automize the reboot process and to schedule it […]

[Pre] Palm Pre’s Slider Oreo Issues

Forum reports seem to be growing about this issue. A certain amount of first generation Palm Pre’s being sold all over the world seem to have slider issues. “It just wobbles too much, thus making it feel like a 500€ plastic toy.”, said a customer in a local O2 store. Our testing device received from  […]

[Pre] Enable Developer Mode

Enabling the Developer Mode gives access to a thousand of homebrew apps and apps which are currently under beta testing. There are now two ways known to enable the Pre’s dev mode. 1. Simply enter the Konami cheat code: upupdowndownleftrightleftrightbastart 2. or enter this: webos20090606 in either way, you’ll see a “secret” menu switch that […]

[Pre] webOS 1.3.5, webOS 1.3.5.1 and the CES 2010

European customers are still waiting for webOS 1.3.5 update. The European carrier Telefonica (o2 and MoviStar)  seems not to have approved it yet. Meanwhile it seems versions 1.3.5 had issues. According to PreCentral.net, Palm Pre customers on Sprint (USA) and Bell (Canada) are able to update to version 1.3.5.1 since Januar 5th, 2010. Version 1.3.5 […]

[Pre] Re-Enable Full App Catalog in Europe

The European Update 1.3.1 On Monday European Palm Pre users were just happy to eventually have the 1.3.1 update that has already been provided to U.S. customers two weeks earlier. Sadly the smiling in our faces didn’t last long. European customers rapidly found out that their App Catalog had been crippled. PreCentral explains why this […]

[Pre] Video Recording with Precorder 0.2 Alpha

The long waiting is over. A team around the Precentral’s forum member Prenosicator has released an alpha version of a Palm Pre video recording application. It requires WebOS 1.3.1. You will not find it in the know homebrew repositories as long as it is in alpha status. Anyway for all of you able to root […]