Archive for December, 2011

HP Wanted $1.2 Billion for WebOS, Also Unicorns and Atlantis

by Joe Fedewa on December 29th, 2011

It’s common sense that once you buy something it immediately goes down in value. In the fact the moment you drive a brand new car off the lot it’s value plummets. Apparently no one told HP this is how things work. A report from VentrueBeat says HP wanted to recoup their purchase cost for WebOS, which by the [...]

How to get AT&T HSPA+ on your Pre 3

by Joe Fedewa on December 28th, 2011

The Pre 3 is the unicorn of the smartphone world. It was shown off by HP with much fanfare, but then never actually came to market in the U.S. It’s a shame, too, because the Pre 3 is what the Pre should have been all along. Well if you’ve managed to get your hands on [...]

WebOS Hacked onto a HTC Evo 3D

by Joe Fedewa on December 13th, 2011

Well here’s something you probably thought you would never see. It seems someone has semi-successfully hacked WebOS onto a Evo 3D. The person responsible for this feat is actually WebOS internals developer Ryan Hope. Judging by the pictures it looks like his “proof of concept” is up and working. It’s hard to tell without a [...]

HP open sourcing WebOS, Done With Phones, May Build Tablets

by Joe Fedewa on December 12th, 2011

HP has thought long and hard about the future of WebOS. After months of debate Meg Whitman and company have finally decided on a solution. That solution is open source. HP has announced that they will be open sourcing WebOS, and they plan on being an “active participant and investor in the project.” This is [...]