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2014-04-17 12:27:38

Enables Mobile Application Developers to Integrate With LG Smart TVs and Other Popular Television Devices SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics is making Connect SDK, an open source software development kit, available to Google Android(TM) and iOS® developers to extend their mobile experience across tens of millions of big TV screens around the world. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110203/CG42292LOGO-d By unifying device discovery and connectivity across...

2014-01-06 12:25:57

New Platform Represents New Paradigm in Smart TVs LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics (LG) today unveiled its newest Smart TV platform at this week's 2014 International CES®. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110203/CG42292LOGO-d) The webOS platform, which LG acquired from Hewlett-Packard in March last year, has been reinvented and reintroduced as LG's new Smart TV* platform. The new operating system offers an intuitive user interface for an...

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...

2012-06-04 23:00:13

Worksoft´s Next-Generation Test Automation Extended to Any Mobile Device or Application Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 04, 2012 Worksoft®, a leading provider of test automation solutions for SAP® solutions and the “ecosystem” of software that surrounds it, today announced a worldwide partnership with Keynote Systems (Nasdaq:KEYN) subsidiary, Keynote DeviceAnywhere ®, the industry´s only true enterprise-class, cloud-based platform for testing the functionality,...

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...

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HP TouchPad
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The HP TouchPad is a tablet computer released in the US on July 1, 2011, by Hewlett-Packard. It was later released in Canada, UK, France, and Germany, on July 15, 2011, and on August 15, 2011, in Australia. On August 18, 2011, Hewlett-Packard announced it was discontinuing all devices using the current hardware, webOS, because of low sales. The remaining devices quickly sold out after a drastic price reduction. The success of the sale prompted Hewlett-Packard to continue the development of...

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Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'