Archive for September, 2009

Verizon getting updated version of the Pre?

by Shawn Brown on September 30th, 2009

There has been much said about the Pre and whether or not it will be making its way over to Verizon Wireless or not but the most recent rumor is leaving those of us with Sprint very disappointed. Sources are saying that Verizon will be getting and updated version of the Pre, “one that has [...]

The Pre shows up on Movistar’s site

by Shawn Brown on September 30th, 2009

The Pre has recently made its way to Movistar’s site along with the ability to register your email address for future updates as they become available. Unfortunately there is no further information as to when it will become available or for how much. The site really doesn’t have much info on the Palm Pre at [...]

New webOS 1.2 experiencing a handful of issues

by Shawn Brown on September 30th, 2009

As with most devices there are a handful of new problems replacing the old ones when a new firmware is introduced. The Pre is not exempt to this rule especially with the new webOS 1.2 and all of the problems that are being reported. Many people are experiencing very low memory problems such as the [...]

Palm may be in serious trouble suggest rumors

by Shawn Brown on September 30th, 2009

Palm has a lot of to be worried about with the release of the revolutionary webOS and what is suppose to be the smartphone that saves them from going under is not doing as well as they had hopped. You can easily see this because the phone dropped from $249 to just $79 in a [...]

eReader.com working on app for webOS

by Shawn Brown on September 30th, 2009

E-books have really boomed in recent months from those offered by companies such as Amazon to simple apps you can download on your phone. Having an reader on your phone is almost a standard with smartphones these days. They guys over at eReader.com are reported to working on an official eReader application for webOS handsets. [...]

WebOS 1.2 includes a kill switch

by Shawn Brown on September 29th, 2009

With the new webOS 1.2 we also find that Palm has included a safeguard to prevent any misuse. WebOs has a kill switch designed to terminate any application at any time that Palm may think is harmful or presenting unforeseen effects. These days everyone has their own kill switch from Google with the Android OS [...]

Palm releases Mojo SDK 1.2 along side webOS 1.2

by Shawn Brown on September 29th, 2009

Palm just released webOS 1.2 for all of us end users but they most certainly have not forgotten about all the developers that enhance the webOS experience for us. That is why they have also release the Mojo SDK 1.2 complete with added support. Mojo SDK 1.2 includes all of the newly added APIs found [...]

Palm release webOS 1.2 after much delay

by Shawn Brown on September 29th, 2009

WebOS 1.2 is here at last, if you haven’t already tried it out head over to the updates page on your Pre and download it now. I have been playing around with it for a few hours now and have noticed some significant improvements. Palm went against the rumors of releasing this update on September [...]

WebOS 1.2 does not sync with new version of iTunes

by Shawn Brown on September 29th, 2009

We all heard that the reason Palm pushed back the release of the new webOS 1.2 was to fix the iTunes syncing support, now that we have our hands on it we can say without a doubt that this was not the case, the new version of iTunes does not sync with the Palm Pre. [...]

Homebrew scene seeing great numbers

by Shawn Brown on September 28th, 2009

The PreCentral Homebrew App Gallery has set a new milestone with over 2 million downloads since they opened it up on August 5thth but here is the catch, downloads were not even tracked until August 19th. These numbers are very good considering this is not an official app store. PreCentral has really filled in a [...]