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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...

2011-10-10 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...

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2011-08-23 15:08:17

  Hewlett-Packard´s recent decision to discontinue its TouchPad tablet computer from its tech lineup got consumers in a buying frenzy as the computer giant also dropped the price on its lowest-priced tablet from $499.99 to $99.99. Demand also skyrocketed for the 32GB version which fetched a cool price tag of $149.99 vs. its normal $599.99 price. Retailers quickly sold out of the TouchPad, and now many are featured on eBay for $200 to $300 by resellers. Even as HP is...

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2011-08-17 12:29:23

Hewlett Packard Co. is planning on bringing its WebOS to kitchen appliances and automobiles, according to reports by many news outlets. Several reports say that HP is in talks with companies that have interest in licensing WebOS for use in products like stoves, washing machines and cars. The company said the platform's ability to be integrated into touchscreen platforms could make the machines easier to operate and add new features. HP says that a WebOS-based kitchen appliance will...

2011-08-09 08:27:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the statistics reported by Nielsen, in the three month period ending June 2011, the five leading operating systems comprising 98% of the US smartphone market were: Android, iPhone, BlackBerry, Windows Phone 7 and HP Palm webOS. Getting ahead of its competition, Voxofon is the only VoIP provider that brings dedicated applications for affordable international calling to users of all five major smartphone platforms....

2011-08-04 09:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stoneware, Inc., a leader in private cloud enablement, is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Cloud Agent in the HP webOS App Catalog for use with the HP TouchPad. Cloud Agent allows a user to connect to Stoneware's web Network private/hybrid cloud solution that focuses on web-based delivery of data center resources. Windows, web, and hosted web applications can be securely delivered through a desktop capable of running anywhere...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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