The enhancements in WebOS 2.0 make the Palm Pre 2 a very capable smartphone, but we think it's worth waiting for the HP Pre 3, which will offer hardware improvements to complement the software upgrades.
The company settles a class-action lawsuit that accused its leadership of rash decision-making that left shareholders out in the cold.
LG is bringing back HP and Palm's webOS operating system for its smart TVs, and withdrawing from the PC market.
After the famous singer brought a lawsuit accusing a Palm app of trademark infringement, the two parties come to an agreement.
LG's 2014 smart TVs will have an interface based on the late Palm smartphone operating system.
Given the cold shoulder by HP, WebOS was picked up by LG more than a year ago, leading to a simpler type of smart TV interface.
LG acquires the troubled mobile operating system from Hewlett-Packard, getting software, engineering talent, and HP licenses acquired from Palm.
Three years after the $1.2 billion acquisition, Rubinstein says it's unlikely he would have supported the deal if he'd had any idea that Hewlett-Packard would abandon WebOS.
The mystery has been solved. Hewlett-Packard's short-lived CEO Leo Apotheker was responsible for ending the young the life of Palm WebOS, according to the company's former CTO.
Jonathan Rubinstein most recently led product innovation at Hewlett-Packard, and he also had ties to Apple earlier in his career.