LG's 2014 smart TVs will have an interface based on the late Palm smartphone operating system.
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.
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.
With the great capabilities of WebOS, the Palm Pre Plus is one of AT&T's better touch-screen smartphones, but its price tag may be off-putting for many.
Former Palm exec tells The New York Times that the company failed to "execute such an ambitious and breakthrough design."
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.
HP's Palm WebOS platform enjoyed an app that guessed a man's, er, manliness based on shoe size. '50s pop star Chubby Checker was so amused he's suing HP.
The Palm Pre Plus earns its place as the top WebOS device, improving on the Pre with a better design and performance, and upgraded features. Verizon customers looking for a versatile smartphone to balance their personal and work lives will be well-served by the Pre Plus.
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CNET offers some humorous advice on what Palm WebOS device owners should do with their products. And we also offer some practical information about support for WebOS devices.