News tagged ‘webos’
Friday, 25 Oct 2013
According to Bloomberg, HP is trying to find potential buyers for its portfolio of mobile patents including those related to WebOS, the smartphone and tablet OS that HP acquired when it bought Palm Inc. in 2010 for US$1.2 billion.
Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013
The story of WebOS takes another turn as LG Electronics has bough the platform from HP. Rather than being used for smartphones and tablets, LG will be using WebOS for its Smart TVs.
Thursday, 14 Feb 2013
If rumors are to be believed, HP might be making a return to the tablet market. But instead of trying to resuscitate WebOS, the new devices will feature Android OS and are expected to be powered by the NVIDIA Tegra 4 chip.
Saturday, 10 Dec 2011
HP has decided that webOS will live on as an open-source project, with its CEO Meg Whitman mentioning that the company might produce another webOS tablet sometime in 2013.
Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011
When HP called for a meeting with webOS employees on Tuesday to discuss about the fate of what used to be the most promising mobile operating systems out there, everyone thought that a decision has been made. Turns out it was the exact opposite.
Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011
As HP struggles to re-organize themselves, a big question looms over the Palm (webOS) unit that HP bought for US$1.2 billion last year. Does it have a role to play in HP's future?
Friday, 28 Oct 2011
The new HP CEO Meg Whitman, who took over from ex-CEO Leo Apotheker in September, has decided that keeping the PC Division would be good for business after all.
Friday, 30 Sep 2011
Given Amazon's recent announcement of its Kindle Fire tablet, rumors of its intention to acquire Palm's webOS from HP might not be too far-fetched.
Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011
HTC's chairwoman, Cher Wang, said that the company is considering buying a mobile operating system.
Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011
Last week, HP announced that they will be having a second run of TouchPad production to satiate consumer demand; we now have word from Digitimes that about 100,000 to 200,000 units will be produced.