Posts Tagged ‘WebOS’

[WebOS] Palm/HP Slate Code Name Hurrican To Come in Q3/2010?

The Examiner.com reports that they got information from HP insiders. Under code name “Hurricane” it is rumored that HP and Palm are prepping a slate tablet running Palm’s latest operating system WebOS. Their timeline says Q3/2010. Read more on Examiner.com. With HP in the back that slate could become a real competitor to the iPad. […]

[WebOS] Palm Owner HP Abandons Windows 7 Slate Project

Although Steve Ballmer presented an HP Slate at CES 2010 in january, HP now abandons their Windows 7 slate project. TechnCrunch reports they got an HP inside source telling HP is not satisfied with Windows 7 as a slate operating system. This news does not come really unexpected, as HP last week acquired Palm and […]

[Pre] Comprehension Of Palm’s Developer Day

The diligent ppl from PreCentral.net report, what this automn will come from Palm: Microphone Access via API Camera Access via API Bluetooth Serial Port Profile Bonjour/Zeroconf support Background services are gonna be switched from Java to Javascript to speed up processing HTML5 Mojo Core: web Apps can include a little portion of added lines to […]

[Pre] WebOS Vulnerable To Several Attacks

Researchers from Intrepidus Group said in an advisory published on Friday last week that Palm’s WebOS operating system is subject to web application vulnerabilities. These bugs can all be traced back to that fact that WebOS is essentially a web browser and the applications are written in JavaScript and HTML. The bugs and vulnerabilites released […]

[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 […]

[iPhone] How Multi-Tasking is Gonna Look Like

Leaked vid showing multi-tasking on iPhone 3GS It seems someone has got his hands on a developer beta of iPhone OS 4.0. The vid below shows how multi-tasking is gonna be implemented on the iPhone. We say: yes eventually multi-tasking, but no: Palm’s webOS approach to multi-tasking is unbeaten at the moment. Apple should consider […]

[Pre] Open Office Running on Palm Pre

Notorious WebOS Internals Team has managed to compile and run an X-Server on our beloved latest gadget Palm Pre, thus allowing to run Open Office. As Rod Whitby states: Just a note to say that we do have a roadmap of being able to install native Debian X11 GUI applications (like OpenOffice) via Preware. But […]

[Pre] Epic Games Porting Unreal Engine to WebOS

Jon Zilber of Palm today announced in their blog that besides Electronic Arts also Epic Games support the webOS platform. Epic Games is in the middle of porting their Unreal Engine 3 onto Palm’s webOS. Epic’s Unreal Engine is well known from games like Unreal Tournament. Epic is going to offer licenses for developers to […]

[Pre] Nokia Qt Library Ported to WebOS

Darron Black of Griffin Inc. has ported Nokia’s Qt library (speak: cute) to WebOS. Although the Palm Pre is a competitor fon from Nokia’s perspective, they seem to actually follow their Qt Everywhere strategy. Moreover Nokia obviously likes it a lot, as they explicitely feature Qt on the Pre. Watch Qt’s possibilities here: Found via […]

[Pre] Palm’s PDK Makes Porting iPhone Games Easy

John Paczkowski of AllThingsDigital mentioned that sources close to Palm told him, Palm’s Plugin-Development Kit will allow easy porting of Apple iPhone games to WebOS. That could also explain how fast Electronic Arts ported “Need for Speed” to WebOS. » PreCentral.net: Palm to demo porting iPhone games to webOS ‘in a matter of days’ at […]