HP sends webOS to death in the hands of “the open source community”, may do tablets again in 2013
Dec09

HP sends webOS to death in the hands of “the open source community”, may do tablets again in 2013

webOS’ fate has been sealed. If you were still wondering (in which case you’re unbelievably fanboyish), webOS is dead. Or, at least, the webOS that you and I know is. Officially. So how did HP choose to end this little mobile OS that (once) could? Simple. HP Symbianed webOS. Yes, webOS will be contributed to the open source community. That worked so well for Nokia and Symbian, surely it can only have a great ending for...

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HP Pre 3 will be available in the UK tomorrow for £360
Aug16

HP Pre 3 will be available in the UK tomorrow for £360

It’s definitely been a long time since HP announced the Pre 3 back in February, yet here we are half a year later and the smartphone still isn’t available to purchase in the UK. However, that will change tomorrow. Well known online retailer Clove has announced on its blog that it will be receiving the first batch of Pre 3s tomorrow. That comes earlier than its previous projected shipping date of August 31, so webOS fans in...

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Mobile Cloud Music Showdown – Subscription Services, 2nd Place: Spotify
Aug08

Mobile Cloud Music Showdown – Subscription Services, 2nd Place: Spotify

Ed. – This article is part of our roundup featuring all of the mobile cloud music services currently available in the US. Click here for more.   Digital music fans in the US have been awaiting the Spotify launch for years, and it landed on our shores just in time for this feature. They took a cue from Google with an invite-only rollout for their free service, but the Premium service (which we tested) has been available from the...

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Mobile Cloud Music Showdown – Subscription Services, 7th Place: Grooveshark
Jul29

Mobile Cloud Music Showdown – Subscription Services, 7th Place: Grooveshark

Ed. – This article is part of our roundup featuring all of the mobile cloud music services currently available in the US. Click here for more.   Founded in 2006 by students at the University of Florida, Grooveshark has morphed through various iterations over the past few years. It is one of the few services to have users upload content to be consumed by other users, and its founders even started “Grooveshark...

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UK: HP Pre 3 now up for pre-order with Orange and T-Mobile contracts, free from £20.42 per month
Jul26

UK: HP Pre 3 now up for pre-order with Orange and T-Mobile contracts, free from £20.42 per month

The HP Pre 3 was initially due for release in the UK this month, but it’s since been delayed. Now if you’re really anxious to get your hands on one, you have been able to pre-order it for quite a while now if you wanted its SIM-free and unlocked incarnation. If, however, you’re more into long-term contracts with operators, then all you could do was patiently wait. Until today. See, Mobiles.co.uk has started taking...

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HP TouchPad will be available in Australia on August 15
Jul26

HP TouchPad will be available in Australia on August 15

The HP TouchPad, the company’s first webOS-based tablet, is already available in North America and in some European markets. So it’s expected that it will slowly make its way to other territories. After all, one of HP’s key strengths is distribution, so it may as well sell the TouchPad in as many countries as it can. One place that hasn’t yet seen an official release of HP’s tablet is Australia. However,...

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HP TouchPad now available in the UK, Canada, Germany, and France
Jul15

HP TouchPad now available in the UK, Canada, Germany, and France

The HP TouchPad has finally become available outside the US, just five short months after it was announced. The few countries that were lucky enough to be granted the honor of selling the TouchPad starting today are the UK, Canada, Germany, and France. At least those have been confirmed until now. The TouchPad may have become available elsewhere too. Many customers who pre-ordered a TouchPad in those countries may have already...

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HP Pre 3 may get a dual-core 1.2 GHz processor (at least in the UK)
Jul15

HP Pre 3 may get a dual-core 1.2 GHz processor (at least in the UK)

The HP Pre 3 was announced all the way back in February, yet unlike the HP TouchPad and the HP Veer that were also announced at the same time, HP’s flagship smartphone still isn’t available anywhere. In the UK, we heard that it would launch on July 8, but that obviously hasn’t happened and there were rumors of a delay until the end of this month. Now we know what the cause of that delay may be. It turns out that an...

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AT&T to get the HP TouchPad 4G soon, with a 300 MHz processor speed boost
Jul12

AT&T to get the HP TouchPad 4G soon, with a 300 MHz processor speed boost

AT&T is about to get its very own version of the HP TouchPad webOS tablet. HP has just officially announced the TouchPad 4G, which will become available on AT&T “in time for back to school”. The TouchPad 4G will basically be the same TouchPad that we already know, except for one detail. The TouchPad 4G will have a 1.5 GHz dual-core processor, whereas the ‘vanilla’ HP tablet comes with a 1.2 GHz...

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Sprint won’t get the HP Pre 3
Jul10

Sprint won’t get the HP Pre 3

The HP Pre 3 is the first high-end webOS-powered smartphone to be developed after HP purchased Palm. And while it’s still not available in the US, it is coming soon, and, HP hopes, will put webOS back on the map, so to speak. Sprint was the launch partner for the original Pre, a device that was supposed to help Palm become a major player in the smartphone space yet again. We all know how well that turned out for Palm, with the...

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