Monthly Archives: August 2011

Touchpad kindling

Fire sale. Touchpad. Kindle. You can now pick up TouchPads ridiculously cheaply. Unfortunately, if you’re in the UK, there isn’t yet a Kindle app available, so the claim of “TouchPad: cheaper than a kindle, includes a kindle” is not yet … Continue reading

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The HP WebOS debacle

There’s lots of good writing about HP’s decision yesterday to kill WebOS devices. Ewan writes about why HP killed WebOS, and I especially agree with this bit: Iā€™m embarrassed that a company with revenues of one hundred and twenty-six BILLION … Continue reading

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Useful WebOS developer links

If you’re working with WebOS, the following links may be of interest: http://webospatterns.zhephree.com/ https://github.com/onecrayon/WebOS.sugar#readme http://enyowiki.com/index.php?title=Main_Page http://webos101.com/Main_Page https://developer.palm.com/distribution/search.php?search_id=newposts (new posts … almost mailing list style) (Clearing out the Snow Leopard publish queue … this will be polished and updated soon enough)

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MeeGo and WeTab and the ExoPC

My experience with MeeGo on the ExoPC was far from stellar. At the HP WebOS / BlueVia developer meetup a few weeks back, one of the guys there had an ExoPC running WeTab. I was quite impressed with it, so … Continue reading

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The Lonesome Success of WebOS

In an overly dramatic article on Techcrunch, John Biggs talks about “The Lonesome Death of WebOS“. He cites some seemingly-poor sales of TouchPads through Woot, just 612 versus 2,288 for the Motorola Xoom. He then goes on to talk about … Continue reading

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Enough is enough

It’s been an extraordinary, upsetting, depressing, and shocking few days in London as the vandalism and looting has run out of control. I stayed up til 2am this morning watching the news, the live videos, the uploads on youtube and … Continue reading

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The Mac App Store

The release of Mac OS X Lion ā€” and the related rebuild of a laptop from scratch ā€” is a good opportunity to stress-test the Mac App Store. As a centralised repository of software, the ease of use and experience … Continue reading

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