News tagged ‘webos’

Friday, 23 May 2014

LG Rolls Out WebOS Platform for an Intuitive Smart TV Experience

LG Rolls Out WebOS Platform for an Intuitive Smart TV Experience

LG has announced a new OS for its smart+ TV lineup. This new WebOS platform lets developers create applications, and enhances the compatibility of LG's smart TVs with other devices.

Monday, 6 Jan 2014

LG Looks Set to Resurrect WebOS in Its 2014 Smart TVs (Update: Official)

LG Looks Set to Resurrect WebOS in Its 2014 Smart TVs (Update: Official)

Close to a year after acquiring WebOS from HP, it seems like LG is ready to debut its WebOS-powered smart TVs at CES 2014.

Friday, 25 Oct 2013

Hewlett-Packard Seeking Buyers For Its Mobile Patents

Hewlett-Packard Seeking Buyers For Its Mobile Patents

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

LG Electronics Acquires webOS from HP to Enhance Smart TV

LG Electronics Acquires webOS from HP to Enhance Smart TV

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

HP to Re-enter Tablet Market with Android OS?

HP to Re-enter Tablet Market with Android OS?

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

webOS Lives On, Goes Open-Source

webOS Lives On, Goes Open-Source

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

WebOS Still Stuck in Limbo

WebOS Still Stuck in Limbo

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

HP Considers Selling webOS

HP Considers Selling webOS

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

New HP CEO Reverses PC Business Spin Off Decision

New HP CEO Reverses PC Business Spin Off Decision

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

Is Amazon Close to Taking Over webOS?

Is Amazon Close to Taking Over webOS?

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.

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