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Open WebOS Beta Release
2012-09-01 07:04:03

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Late last year, computer giant Hewlett Packard (HP) promised to make webOS, its mobile operating system, an open source supported platform. On Friday, HP launched the beta release. The final version is expected to be released at the end of September. HP's short-lived Touchpad tablet and Palm Pre devices ran on the webOS platform. The company has dropped any plans to build consumer products using webOS, but has continued to keep its...

HP Spins Off WebOS To Gram Subsidiary
2012-08-16 09:33:06

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Hewlett-Packard Co. is rebranding WebOS, the mobile software it gained in its $1.2 billion acquisition of Palm two years ago, as a wholly owned subsidiary dubbed Gram, according to a leaked memo that appeared on WebOS Nation. “We are no longer a consumer hardware brand, we are a different company with a focus on software, user experience, cloud, engineering and partnering,” wrote Martin Risau, a senior vice president...

WebOS To Become Open Source
2012-01-26 05:49:08

HP announced this week that their WebOS mobile operating system has become available as open source software. The main product, known as WebOS 1.0, will be released in September, according to Slashgear.com. The development environment called Enyo has already been released under the Apache 2.0 license. Enyo allows developers to create Open WebOS applications that work independently of whichever web browser that is being used, meaning WebKit is not necessary. Enyo also opens up WebOS to...

HP To Make WebOS Open Source
2011-12-11 06:16:27

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has announced plans to make the WebOS software code available under an open-source license, allowing other developers to alter it and release their own versions of the operating system for sale. According to Aaron Ricadela of Bloomberg, the Palo Alto, California-based company made the announcement on Saturday. Ricadela says that the move is an attempt to get "outside developers to embrace the struggling operating system it acquired in last year´s $1.2 billion...

2011-12-02 08:00:00

Use StyleTap iOS Wrapper SDK to deploy critical Palm OS® applications as iOS applications that can run on standard iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) December 02, 2011 StyleTap Inc. today announced the availability of StyleTap® iOS® Wrapper SDK, a software development kit that allows software vendors and corporations to deploy applications originally written for Palm OS® as iOS applications that run on standard iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices....

Whitman Says No To Ditching HP’s PC Business
2011-10-28 07:21:48

Hewlett-Packard on Thursday said it is abandoning plans to ditch its PC business after reviewing a proposal from former CEO Leo Apotheker -- a proposal that could have cost the company billions of dollars in expenses and lost revenue. The move to not spin off its PC business comes thanks to HP´s new CEO Meg Whitman, who vowed to keep the business intact and to keep selling personal computers. Whitman, the former chief executive of eBay, took over at HP after Apotheker was forced out...

2011-10-10 09:55:00

Now connect to PCs and Macs from HP TouchPad with easy-to-use app to access files and applications, adding to existing Splashtop Remote Desktop solutions for webOS smartphones San Jose, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2011 Splashtop Inc., the worldwide leader in cross-device computing, just announced the release of Splashtop® Remote Desktop HD for HP TouchPad, enabling a simple, one-click solution for remote access from the HP TouchPad to a PC or Mac with full audio and high-definition video...

Word of the Day
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'