By Christopher Price on August 2, 2012
HP’s statements on how older webOS devices will be handled by Open webOS is as confusing, as it is stupid. But, it’s no surprise, and it’s something we thought would happen awhile ago.
By Christopher Price on June 22, 2012
But the news isn’t all great. Nearly all the positions appear to be critical, dire need-to-fill jobs, most appear to be due to recent departures.
By Humberto Saabedra on May 22, 2012
AT&T cuts its leftover stock of the Palm Pixi Plus to the bone, as it’s selling the webOS phone for $19.99 as part of a GoPhone special.
By Christopher Price on February 29, 2012
HP yesterday announced plans to lay off 275 webOS team members, mostly engineers. The move comes as HP cuts costs after posting extremely poor financial numbers last quarter, and faces further financial troubles ahead of the launches of Windows 8, and an unclear future for webOS in the device market. But you don’t care about [...]
By Humberto Saabedra on January 27, 2012
The last vestiges of Palm have left HP, as All Things D and multiple other sources have confirmed in the last hour that the former Palm CEO and technical mastermind behind webOS has officially left HP after serving his initial commitment of 12-24 months following the acquisition by HP in 2010 after struggles in the [...]
By Christopher Price on January 25, 2012
By Christopher Price on January 24, 2012
Despite HP not delivering on a promised webOS 2.0 upgrade for all first-generation webOS devices, the webOS community is still at it. While unofficially upgrading the Pre and Pre Plus to webOS 2.0 (via the webOS Internals’ meta-doctor project) is nothing new, progress stalled out at webOS version 2.1. Since then, webOS 2.2 has provided [...]
By Christopher Price on December 27, 2011
In the wake of HP re-committing to webOS (as an open source project), we go in-depth with ten things HP could do to bring the platform back into competition with Android, iOS, and Windows Phone. Also as an added bonus, something yours truly blew thousands of dollars on.
By Christopher Price on December 21, 2011
The HP Pre 3 never was officially sold in the United States, though it came so close that thousands of AT&T-branded units were built and, eventually, liquidated to eBay sellers. As such, the most powerful webOS phone made to-date has received the least attention in HP’s home country. AT&T aborted the stateside launch of the [...]
By Humberto Saabedra on December 9, 2011
HP reboots webOS by handing it to the open source world. The long-awaited decision also means HP will commit to a multi-year restructuring for webOS, complete with new devices to come in future years.