WebOS

The iPhone X reveals why Tim Cook was so mad about Palm

At the unveiling of Apple's new flagship smartphone yesterday, the iPhone X, CEO Tim Cook said it was something the company's staff had been working on for a decade. The new interface looks fluid and

Dish’s $30 remote control will listen when you talk

Soon we’ll all be mumbling to everything in our homes, calling up microwave popcorn and vacuum cleanings like befuddled Scotties in the Voyage Home. Until then Dish is giving us the option of ch

WebOS Shambles Back From The Grave In LG’s Latest Smartwatch

LG has officially announced the Watch Urbane and the Watch Urbane LTE, two handsome wearables that they had previously announced at the end of February. Why should you care? Well, primarily because th

WebOS Design Lead Takes Us Through LG’s New Smart TV Platform Ambitions

LG's putting webOS to good use – as the basis for its new smart TV platform. The operating system has taken many turns in its long and varied history, starting out as a smartphone platform under Pal

Stop Trying To Make WebOS Happen. It’s Not Going To Happen

We need to face facts: WebOS is dead. Barring the <a target="_blank" href="http://forums.webosnation.com/webos-discussion-lounge/322916-lg-acquires-webos-hp-2.html#post3380115">unwavering support of t

Remember webOS? LG Acquires webOS From HP, But Only Plans To Use It In Smart TVs

Troubled operating system <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/webos">webOS</a> isn't defunct yet. According to <a target="_blank" href="http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-13970_7-57570990-78/webos-live

Fulfilling Open Source Promise – HP Is Hiring 50+ Developers For WebOS

HP is hiring 50 developers for the WebOS platform, marking a new turn for the company's troubled mobile market play. The news comes as HP continues its effort to make WebOS a secure, open platform.

HP Launches The Beta Release Of Open WebOS

Gone are the days of <a target="_blank" href="http://www.hp.com">HP's</a> TouchPad and Palm ambitions, but HP is moving ahead with its plans to make webOS, it beleaguered mobile operating system, live

HP Spins Off webOS Into A Brand New Company Called Gram; Mission Unknown

Ever since HP <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/09/06/its-official-webos-is-divorcing-from-palms-hardware/">killed off webOS hardware</a>, the fate of the webOS GBU (general business unit) was

Google Nabs Key Members Of HP’s Enyo Team, But Open WebOS Is Still “On Schedule”

It looks like the webOS contingent at HP isn't done losing people. HP laid off 275 webOS employees back in February shortly after they announced their plans for the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.co

HP Announces Open webOS 1.0, Outlines Release Schedule

It seems like ages ago that HP announced that webOS would continue to live on as an <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/12/09/hp-to-keep-webos-alive-by-making-it-open-source/">open source projec

Palm Software Director: “We Just Weren’t Able To Execute”

Hindsight, as they say, is 20/20 and Brian X Chen has a great tick-tock detailing the initial fall - and continuing fall - of WebOS. The interviews are quite telling, <a HREF="http://www.nytimes.com/2

In An Internal HP Email, Meg Whitman Assures webOS’ Best Days Are Still Ahead

HP just took to the wire and announced to the tech world that <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/12/09/hp-to-keep-webos-alive-by-making-it-open-source/">webOS will live on</a> as an open source

HP To Keep webOS Alive By Making It Open Source

Well, there we have it. After weeks of deliberation, HP CEO Meg Whitman has just announced to all of the company's employees that HP will make webOS's underlying code <a href="http://www.hp.com/hpinfo

HP’s Failed webOS Experiment Cost Them $3.3 Billion, But What’s Next?

We knew that HP's gamble on webOS was an expensive one, but thanks to the company's <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/11/21/in-whitmans-first-quarter-as-ceo-hp-beats-the-street-q4-revenue-down

Report: HP Still Looking To Offload Palm, Amazon Named As Top Contender

The Kindle Fire announcement set the interwebs ablaze as Amazon burst into the tablet scene. But the retailer-turned-CE player might be looking to go a different way in the future. Amazon has been nam

Android TouchPad Project Finally Gets Working Touch Screens

Regardless of your thoughts on <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/08/23/im-very-serious/">what OS should be used on HP's TouchPad</a>, work on getting a fully-featured version of Android up and

It’s Official: WebOS Is Divorcing From Palm’s Hardware

You're excused if you didn't notice a pair of memos leaked to <a HREF="http://www.precentral.net/hp-splitting-webos-gbu-two-software-headed-office-strategy-and-technology-exclusive">PreCentral</a> thi

Samsung CEO, “We Don’t Want HP’s Garbage” — Or Something Like That

The future of webOS is a little less uncertain now that Samsung's CEO, Choi Gee Sung, grabbed rumors of buying HP's webOS business by the cuff, laughed in its face and then coldly stabbed the rumor in

Samsung May Buy webOS, Recruits Former HP Exec

When HP decided to <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/08/18/its-official-hp-kills-off-webos-phones-and-the-touchpad/">kill off webOS</a>, most people were more concerned with who would snatch u
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