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’


  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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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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Palm Pre 2 and HP webOS 2.0 Get Commercial, 5 or 6 New Palms Coming in 2011?

Big, big news and rumors about Palm’s future hit the internet this week—the Palm Pre 2 and HP webOS 2.0 have gotten their own commercial and five or six new Palm devices are expected to be released by the end of 2011. Don’t worry; I have the commercial after the break and some information on what exactly Palm and HP are up to.

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Palm Pre and Pixi Getting HP webOS 2.0: No Flash Player for Pixi

It is official—The Palm Pre and Pixi are getting webOS 2.0. The ‘Plus’ variations of the devices are getting the update too of course. The only problem? So far, the Palm Pixi and Pixi Plus are not going to be compatible with Adobe Flash 10.1 like the Pre series. This could change at the last ...

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HP webOS 2.0 Is Official—Here’s What’s New

HP recently acquired Palm and has managed to make good on promises—the highly anticipated webOS 2.0 release has been made official. Unsurprisingly, HP has decided to finally brand its Palm acquisition’s products and webOS is now ‘HP webOS’.  Hopefully the control HP is exerting now won’t reverse any of the innovative progress Palm has managed ...

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WebOS 2.0 and Palm Pre 2 Officially Announced

The new webOS 2.0 and the soon to arrive Palm Pre 2 are finally official. The Palm Pre 2 will go on sale as soon as October 22 on France’s SFR carrier. HP is also finally flexing its muscle after acquiring Palm earlier this year—webOS 2.0 is now officially ‘HP webOS 2.0’. Official specs on ...

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