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Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014

Spotify app lands on LG's WebOS-based smart TVs

Spotify app lands on LG's WebOS-based smart TVs

Spotify Premium users now have yet another device to enjoy their music; while new users get to create an account through the app and enjoy up to 30 days trial of the service.

Thursday, 25 Sep 2014

LG's new 55-inch EC930T curved OLED TV now runs webOS

LG's new 55-inch EC930T curved OLED TV now runs webOS

LG has brought the number of TVs in its OLED TV lineup to three with the launch of the 55EC930T. Sporting LG’s WRGB OLED tech, the company claims this super-slim curved TV offers the ultimate in picture quality.

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?

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