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Cell Phone Accessories Make Perfect, Easy and Affordable Gifts

It’s that time of the year again when you join in celebration with your loved ones and exchange gifts, jokes, stories, food and each other’s company. As you watch hoards of people flow in and out of retail locations buying up all the best gift options for their loved ones, you may find yourself not really ...

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HP kills off webOS – Good Night Sweet Prince

Back in 2009 HP made a huge industry play by acquiring the slowly declining Palm business and accompanying operating system webOS. At the time it seemed like a wise decision that was assumed to be fueled by a bit of patent libraries and an already established set of technologies that would help HP forge its ...

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The Super Small HP Veer 4G Goes on Sale May 15th

HP last year acquired what was left of Palm for an exuberant amount of change. Since the takeover HP, for the most part has kept pretty quiet about their future plans in the mobile sector. Back in February however, HP announced three new devices. The HP Touch Pad is a 9.7 inch webOS tablet that ...

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HP takes webOS to the next level with the Veer, Pre 3 and the TouchPad

Recently Hewlett Packard bought up what was left of the Palm dynasty. There was much more life left in Palm and its operating system and HP could see this, so they pony upped the 1.2 billion dollars and took a chance. This “chance” is starting to show its face today with HP announcing 3 new ...

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HP’s New Palm Topaz Tablet gets exposed

Awhile back news broke about the giant computer company HP buying out one of the best cell phone companies ever Palm. The buyout came at a perfect time for the pretty much sunken ship Palm and the anticipation as to what HP would do with such a solid cell phone maker was – and very ...

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What to Expect at CES 2011

Vizio wants in on the smartphone market.

In two days, CES 2011 will begin. The event which lasts from January 6th to 9th will bring together most of the top players in the world of consumer electronics, including cellphone manufacturers and cellular carriers. If you are into wireless news, this is one Consumer Electronics Show that you will want to keep tabs ...

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Facebook App for webOS Finally Updated to 1.5 and Adds ‘Places’

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  It is official: the Facebook app for HP webOS has been updated to version 1.5 and it is now possible to check-in to “Places” to let your friends know where you are and what you are doing. The ability to use Facebook chat will be added through a coming update to HP webOS 2.0 in ...

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Rumor: Current Palm Pre and Pixi Models to Receive HP webOS 2.1 Update

The Palm Pre 2 already has HP webOS 2.0 but older Palms might skip right to webOS 2.1.

Long suffering Palm users have been promised the update to webOS 2.0 by Palm to arrive by the end of 2010. While it technically has happened—in the form of the release of the Palm Pre 2—owners of pre-Pre 2 smart phones are stuck waiting for the update for their devices and have been fed the ...

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Firesheep on webOS Hacks Unsecured Data over Wi-Fi

It is now possible to use a Palm smartphone to hack into the accounts and data of others through Firesheep. Firesheep was originally a plug-in for the FireFox browser but has now been ported over to webOS as an app. The way the software works is by listening for internet traffic sent back and forth ...

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Palm and HP Teaming up to Put webOS on Everything HP

Palm was purchased by HP earlier this year for just north of a billion dollars and HP has some pretty ambitious plans for its acquisitions webOS platform. Correction, that’s HP webOS now. Former CEO of Palm—Jon Ruinstein—now heads up the Palm division at HP and according to his comments at the Web 2.0 Summit in ...

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The Palm Pre 2 Coming to Verizon this Year

The Palm faithful have reason to rejoice—the Palm Pre 2 will be available for sale on Verizon Wireless this year according to leaked Verizon document. The document, which was acquired by PPCGeeks, doesn’t shed any new information on the Pre 2, but it does confirm that Verizon will start selling the model soon. Thank the smartphone gods.

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Verizon Employees Prepping for HP webOS 2.0 and UK Getting it December 6th

  Fans of Palm can rejoice—Verizon Wireless is preparing its employees for the launch of HP webOS 2.0. Not only that, PreCentral has received a tip that webOS 2 will be hitting the UK as an update for the Palm Pre and Pixi series on carrier O2 UK on December 6th. Oh, and pre-orders for unlocked ...

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Codenames of Four New Palm Smartphones Discovered

  Deep within the heart of HP webOS 2.0’s device restoration tool—webOS Doctor—Palm lists four unknown smartphone codenames. The fifth device on the list is the ‘Roadrunner’ which has already been released on France’s SFR as the Palm Pre 2. What are the other four devices mentioned? The ‘Windsor’, the ‘Mantaray’, the ‘Stingray’ and the ‘Broadway’. Interestingly, ...

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HP to Sell Unlocked Palm Pre 2 Directly, Gorilla Glass Confirmed

The new Palm Pre 2 has gotten an official overview by HP itself. The two best things about what HP’s Product Manager for the Palm Pre—Tim Pettitt—said? Gorilla Glass is indeed in the Pre 2’s screen and the smartphone will be sold, unlocked for GSM network users directly by HP. Video after the break.

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Angry Birds Wins $100,000 from Palm

The insanely popular app ‘Angry Birds’ has won the top spot in Palm’s PDK Hot Apps Competition and the $100K prize money that goes with the accolades. That’s a pretty hefty chunk of change but not really a surprise when you consider how Angry Birds has become so popular lately. Palm and HP featured the ...

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