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  • LG To Acquire WebOS for Use in Smart TVs

    25 February 2013, 2:02 pm by: Kris Keilhack

    Topping a year of uncertainty and mostly silence from HP, Cnet has broken the story of LG's pending acquisition of the entire WebOS (former Palm) Global Business Unit, including patents, employees, and source code. Surprisingly, the rejuvenated WebOS will be…
  • The Inside Story of the Death of Palm and webOS

    5 June 2012, 3:59 pm by: Ryan Kairer

    The Verge has published an excellent insiders look into the "death of Palm and webOS." The well researched article looks back at Palm's efforts to revive the platform and companies fortunes in the last five years of its existence.…
  • Whitman Talks About Future WebOS Plans in CRN Interview

    3 February 2012, 6:37 pm by: Kris Keilhack

    CRN has posted excerpts of a new interview with HP CEO Meg Whitman in which she reveals some insight regarding her stance on the future of WebOS.…
  • Interview with the Departing Jon Rubinstein

    30 January 2012, 12:09 pm by: Kris Keilhack

    The Verge has posted an interview with Jon Rubinstein, freshly-departed from HP. Some of the highlights discussed in the surprisingly frank interview include the timeline previously set in place for Rubinstein's departure from HP (12 to 24 months). According…
  • Jon Rubinstein Leaves HP

    27 January 2012, 7:50 pm by: Kris Keilhack

    Culminating many months of silence from the former Palm CEO, All Things D is reporting that Jon Rubinstein is leaving Hewlett Packard, effectively shutting the book on one of the last vestiges of the old Palm guard at the company. This news comes just two…
  • HP to Deliver Open WebOS 1.0 in September

    25 January 2012, 3:12 pm by: Ryan Kairer

    HP today made a number of announcements regarding its plans to open source the WebOS operating system. HP has released a detailed schedule for releasing components of the OS with the full source available by September.…
  • HP Releases Updates for TouchPad, Pre 2 and Pre 3

    12 January 2012, 3:29 pm by: Ryan Kairer

    HP has released new round of webOS updates for the HP TouchPad, Pre 2 and even the officially unreleased Pre 3 smartphone. The free updates are available now as on device over the air downloads.…
  • HP Eventually Plans to Release New WebOS Tablets

    9 December 2011, 4:28 pm by: Kris Keilhack

    The dust has not even settled on today's mega-announcement from HP to open-source WebOS and we already have some new info straight from the mouth of CEO Meg Whitman and board member Marc Andreessen (of Netscape fame) regarding a possible return to WebOS…
  • HP to Open Source WebOS

    9 December 2011, 1:51 pm by: Ryan Kairer

    HP has just posted a press release detailing its decision on its future plans for the webOS platform. In short, the company plans to open source the webOS software but is noncommittal on any future hardware plans.…
  • Pre 2 and TouchPad Updates Rolling Out

    9 December 2011, 1:21 pm by: Kris Keilhack

    Every time HP announces a new update to their WebOS devices, the community breathes a collective sigh of relief that their devices are continuing to be useful and supported. So this week's news that a WebOS system update for both the TouchPad and the Pre 2 is…

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