LG’s mobile roundhouse is all over Android. Its Smart TV lineup is powered by a heritage mobile operating system, webOS. You might look at that product and think that it’s competing with what Google’s Chromecast offers. It’s not exactly the case, though, thanks to the completeness of LG’s software integration into its TVs. That means content deals like this one don’t present a major conflict to either Google or LG.
It certainly helps that LG’s getting more content anyways as it is beginning to take in Google Play Movies & TV content. [...]
Two years and one week ago, Leo Apotheker, then-CEO of HP, changed the face of mobile technology. To some, it was reconstructive plastic surgery. To other, it was the popping of a pimple. But regardless of your perception, a face was changed.
To commemorate the occasion, Managing Editor Anton D. Nagy challenged me to brush off my Pre 3 after about a year of retirement, and fire that puppy up again. My task for the week was to use my Pre 3 and webOS as my daily driver – as much as possible. Basically if I had a mobile [...]
Today marks the anniversary of the release of the first webOS handset, the Palm Pre. As such, you’re bound to see plenty of nostalgic looks back on the much-beloved platform throughout the day – and we’re certainly no exception. But beyond all that, we have ourselves somewhat of an oddity today, with some actual webOS news crossing our desk – that’s saying something for a platform that’s been shuttered for the better part of two years.
This development concerns one of the key digital signatures webOS uses to authenticate communication with HP’s [...]