LG to take over webOS from HP

LG to take over webOS from HP

The webOS software found a new home.

The famous webOS software of Hewlett-Packard is already sold to LG Electronics, a South Korean electronics company.

On Monday, the deal was announced by HP, which has gotten the company off of the centerpiece of its unfortunate purchase of $1.8 billion for Palm Inc. three years ago.

In 2011, HP used webOS as the facilitator into the tablet computer and smartphone market as well. However, the company immediately got rid of the mobile devices that runs on the software along with the failing revenues. As a result, HP decided to stop the development . . . → Read More: LG to take over webOS from HP

Two Beta Versions of Open Source WebOS to be Released, HP

Two Beta Versions of Open Source WebOS to be Released, HP

On Friday, Hewlett-Packard has released two beta versions of its open source web operating system. One version is created for developers, running on the desktop of Ubuntu Linux. The other one is for the so-called “OpenEmbedded” development environment, determined to assist developers to port webOS to new devices.

The webOS team calls the project currently released as the August Edition. It composts of about forty-five open source webOS components and 450,000 lines of code. According to the team, the two beta versions were made public under the license of Apache 2.0. This is considered as the most liberal and accepted . . . → Read More: Two Beta Versions of Open Source WebOS to be Released, HP

Microsoft Tops Over 30, 000 Apps for Its Windows Phone

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Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform perhaps would not be the close to the top when it approaches to market share, however it is acquiring there when it approached to the quantity of apps accessible in its Windows Phone Marketplace.

The newest numbers from Windows Phone App List, a website that catalogs the quantity of app in the Marketplace, illustrate there to be more than 30,000 apps accessible. Microsoft has arrived at this number in a simple 10 months from the Marketplace debuted.

Despite the fact that these numbers light in comparison to the hundreds of . . . → Read More: Microsoft Tops Over 30, 000 Apps for Its Windows Phone

Users Get Crazy over the TouchPad Fever

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Users are totally crazy for HP’s touchpad, thanks to the recent fire sale costing of $99. The tablet runs out at stores across the country quicker than stores could drag them off the trucks. The tablets are being sold for increasing of $300 on eBay.

The real question is, why? We had serious issues with WebOS and that – together with current HP’s announcements of that WebOS would be close down – it is doubtful that those problems will be solved some time shortly.

Only just a week ago there was hardly some interest . . . → Read More: Users Get Crazy over the TouchPad Fever

Former Palm CEO Rubenstein, Hands Off with the HP WebOS

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Jon Rubenstein, ex Palm CEO, is walking away from his central role in webOS supervision at HP, with Stephen DeWitt of the personal system team walking in to take control of the TouchPad and Smartphone platform. The current role of Rubenstein as senior vice president for production modernization for the personal systems group will let him to “leverage his experience with consumer products to propel innovation across a broad range of areas”; on the other hand, that is not restoring the confidence of TouchPad owners, who are worried that HP is reducing its eagerness for the webOS platform.

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CEO: HP is Open to Licensing WebOS Software

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Chief Executive Leo Apotheker said that Hewlett-Packard Co. observes the WebOS software it got from Palm running gadgets also its own and is open to licensing the operating system.

Apotheker who was talking at the D9 conference organized by the blog AllThingsD said, “I happen to believe that WebOS is a uniquely outstanding operating system. It’s not correct to believe that it should only be on HP devices.”

Inquired if HP would think licensing it to others, like Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer HTC Corp, Apotheker said, “It is certainly something we would entertain.”

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2011 HP Tablets Releasing Soon

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HP verified that they set two launches of two tablet computers in coming months. One of the HP tablet mechanisms would sprint WebOS, the working scheme presently established on Palm smart phones.

The extra HP tablet mechanism, aspired at endeavor users – and most probably standing a lot heftier value tag – would sprint Microsoft Windows 7. They claimed the WebOS tablet will strike layers next year, even though the corporation did not identify an accurate day for the Windows 7 tablet.

HP executive Todd Bradley said in a conference call that “You’ll witness . . . → Read More: 2011 HP Tablets Releasing Soon