LG Cooking Up webOS Smart TV With Gram
Oct26

LG Cooking Up webOS Smart TV With Gram

LG is reportedly developing a new webOS smart TV platform based on the open source webOS port Gram. The news comes to us by way of webOS Nation which says that LG and HP have been working on a webOS smart TV. According to the publication, “Turns out the first company to use Open webOS in a commercial setting isn’t one you might expect, and they aren’t planning to do it in a form factor that’s rather new for webOS....

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HP webOS Employees Axed As OS Goes Open Source
Feb29

HP webOS Employees Axed As OS Goes Open Source

The march to obscurity for the HP webOS operating system continues with the company laying off 275 employees affiliated to the operating system. In a communication on its website, HP said they were laying off the employees because they were “no longer needed” for webOS. This scaling down will see engineers, designers and other related staff who had worked on the HP OS either completely retrenched or redeployed to other HP...

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HP Says It Will Complete Open-Sourcing Of webOS  by September
Jan26

HP Says It Will Complete Open-Sourcing Of webOS by September

Remember webOS, the praised mobile operating system by Hewlett-Packard (HP) that the tech giant suddenly killed in August? After recently announcing that it will open-source webOS, HP has given us now a timetable when it will complete the transformation of the mobile OS and it says that it will complete it by September of this year. HP decided to discontinue webOS devices and development of the OS itself in August as part of a plan by...

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WebOS Gets New Lease On Life After HP Makes It Open Source
Dec10

WebOS Gets New Lease On Life After HP Makes It Open Source

WebOS will continue to live as Hewlett-Packard (HP) has decided to make the mobile operating system an open source project. The announcement was made through a company-wide email from HP CEO Meg Whitman who revealed to employees on Friday that the top executives of the Silicon Valley icon have decided that webOS will become an open source endeavor. Here is Whitman’s email which TechCrunch got a hold of: From: CEO – Meg Whitman Sent:...

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HP Seeds webOS 3.0.5 Update
Dec09

HP Seeds webOS 3.0.5 Update

HP has seeded a new webOS update to Early Access Program members two months after the last update hit users, website PreCentral.net reports. While a future for webOS is still vague at this point, HP apparently still wants to look after the mobile platform and supported device owners for the meantime. According to PreCentral.net, HP uploaded the webOS 3.0.5 update to its servers and seeded it to members of the Early Access Program. The...

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