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RSVP now for the Talk Mobile 2013 party in NYC on June 6!

5 months agoTechnology / Mobile : Pre Central

RSVP right now to reserve the hottest ticket in tech! TICKET UPDATE We have maxed out our RSVP limit for today. Please come back to the site tomorrow at 12 Noon ET and we will be releasing a second wave of tickets. They're going fast, so if you missed out today be there tomorrow at 12 Noon ET. Show More Summary

Monday Brief: The Nokia Lumia 928, a Galaxy S4 vs HTC One camera shootout, BlackBerry Live, and more!

5 months agoTechnology / Mobile : Pre Central

Mobile Nations Podcast Feed Mobile Nations on iTunes Mobile Nations YouTube Iterate 46: Beck, Ohms, Urbanick, and Press Megapixels and Ultrapixels: The Galaxy S4 versus HTC One camera shootout Welcome to the all-new Android Central app!...Show More Summary

LG's new Urbane LTE smartwatch runs webOS

9 months agoTechnology / Mobile : Pre Central

LG's taking their purchase of webOS back closer to where it was born: mobile, in the form of the LG Watch Urbane LTE. That's right, the just-announced LG Watch Urbane LTE is a webOS smartwatch. We got our first hints of this new watch back at CES 2015, and today we've finally gone full hands-on with LG's latest take on webOS. Show More Summary

LG's sold more than 5 million webOS TVs

10 months agoTechnology / Mobile : Pre Central

At CES this year LG introduced the improvements of their take on webOS for televisions (oh, and Audi was running around with a webOS smartwatch), but shortly afterwards we saw LG announce a milestone for webOS: they've sold more than 5 million televisions with webOS installed. Show More Summary

LG's new mystery smartwatch actually runs webOS

11 months agoTechnology / Mobile : Pre Central

CES 2015 has been an insane ride, but the craziest news out of the show wasn't even an announcement: the LG smartwatch that Audi was using to control their autonomous car runs webOS. Yes. webOS. On a watch. In a week that brought usShow More Summary

It looks like Alcatel Onetouch purchased the Palm trademarks from HP

11 months agoTechnology / Mobile : Pre Central

We've been wondering for a while what is up with domain, and it's looking more and more certain that HP sold the brand and trademarks to Alcatel Onetouch. The first hints of this came from the teaser when the website started...Show More Summary

There's now an old Palm logo on whaaaaat?

11 months agoTechnology / Mobile : Pre Central

What. Is. Happening? Two weeks ago we found out that was redirecting to It was weird to see activity on the old domain after so many years of silence, and now thanks to a heads-up from @LuneOSfans we've seen another update: the orange globe palm logo. Show More Summary

Just what is

12 months agoTechnology / Mobile : Pre Central

Well, this is all together something unexpected. If you point your browser to, which you might do for nostalgia's sake from time to time, no longer are you redirected to the HP webOS museum website. Instead it, along with every other address, now redirects to "". Show More Summary

HP is shutting down webOS cloud services — including backups, device set-up, and the App Catalog — on 15 January 2015

Well, it was bound to happen eventually, and now we know exactly the day when HP will flip the switch on the webOS cloud services servers: 15 January 2015. Just barely six years after the Palm Pre was introduced at CES 2009, HP plans to shut off their last remaining expenses related to their disastrously-managed webOS experiment. Show More Summary

Fix a broken Dropbox connection with TapNote

If you create or edit documents with your webOS devices, you have a few third party applications available to you over and above the stock Memos app. One of these options is TapNote by One Crayon that will give you a single app solution...Show More Summary

Jon Rubinstein: Validated, but Palm sale to HP was "a waste"

Given the chance to do things over again, former Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein would not have sold the company to HP. When asked by FierceWireless about whether he would have done anything differently, Rubinstein said that he wouldn't "have sold the company to HP. Show More Summary

HP to issue root certificate fix, ensure continued access to webOS cloud services

If you've been watching the webOS Nation Forums or the webOS community on Twitter, you may have seen the troubling reports that a vital "root certificate" on webOS devices is due to expire on July 23, 2013. This certificate is responsible...Show More Summary

Customize Compose Email view options with Email Mega Mix patch

The email app on your webOS smartphone does not offer you a lot of options on how to customize it to your liking, with your only options available are to set your notification sound, set an email signature or reply-to address, adjust your sync and retention timeframe, or choose your default mail folders. Show More Summary

RSVP now for the Talk Mobile 2013 party in NYC on June 6!

RSVP right now to reserve the hottest ticket in tech! Mobile Nations, iMore, and the entire network have just announced Talk Mobile 2013 and while that's exciting, this might just be even more exciting -- we're throwing a giant launch...Show More Summary

The Great webOS Nation Giveaway: Who won a Verizon Pre3?

Maybe it took us a while to get this one judged. But we got it done! There were a lot of really really great entries for our 60 seconds for a Verizon HP Pre3 contest, which made judging who deserved to win one of these rare brand-new webOS smartphones more difficult than we'd anticipated. Show More Summary

Phoenix ACL for TouchPad passes $35,000 Kickstarter goal with 10 days to spare

If you've been waiting to get Android apps running on your webOS-powered HP TouchPad (without having to actually install Android, that is), then you might just be one step closer to your desired future. Two weeks ago, webOS upstartsShow More Summary

Jon Rubinstein returns: Former Palm CEO joins Qualcomm's board

When Jon Rubinstein came out of retirement from Apple to join Palm way back in 2007, little did he know the odyssey upon which he and Palm were about to embark. From launching the Palm Pre less than two years later, becoming Palm CEO,...Show More Summary

Disable Gesture Area LED when an app is active

When the physical button on the original Palm Pre was replaced with a virtual capacitive button on the Pre Plus, there was more than just a change to the physical appearance of webOS phones. While both the physical button of the PreShow More Summary

Clear phone call history

The Phone app in webOS maintains your complete history of every phone call that was ever placed, received or missed since you activated the device. If you are on a webOS 2.1 or higher, this data is also backed up to your Palm Profile so the call log will transfer over any time you activate a new webOS device. Show More Summary

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