WebOS was a mobile operating system originally created by Palm. Although initially popular amongst the tech crowd, webOS-powered smartphones and tablets never really caught on with mainstream users.
Hewlett Packard originally approached the tablet market with caution, but not enough caution it seems, as its first tablet was a complete flop. The WebOS based HP TouchPad launched in 2011 and it was discontinued just 49 days after it was launched. It was such a flop that it makes the Surface RT look good.
It looks as if webOS may have a future after all, with HP selling the operating system to LG Electronics for use in smart TVs and other devices.
LG has acquired the versatile webOS operating system from Hewlett Packard. The OS - originally developed by Palm - will be used to power LG's upcoming lineup of Smart TV's.
Although still officially in pre-Alpha, the folks at Phoneix have made significant progress with their webOS-on-Android project.
Enthusiasm for HP’s (Palm) webOS remains quite high, even if the industry heavyweight is no longer actively promoting the open source OS.
Hewlett Packard (HP) may have reduced its support for the wayward (Palm) webOS platform, but as we previously reported, the open source OS is now finding a new life on Android hardware.
Android modders have proudly picked up the flickering webOS torch - even as
HP creates 53 jobs in Sunnyvale and Shanghai to resurrect the once proud mobile operating system.
Hewlett Packard (HP) may have effectively walked away from its (Palm) webOS platform, but the open source OS is finding a new life on Android hardware.
Although disappointing, this news really shouldn't surprise anyone.
HP's announced its timetable for making its WebOS open source, delivering on plans announced late last year.
It was a virtual Black Friday over the weekend when HP made its final batch of $99 Touchpads available at the apex of the holiday shopping season.
Hewlett-Packard (HP) has announced that its webOS software and accompanying ENYO app framework will be "contributed" to the open source community - making an official resurrection of the TouchPad extremely unlikely.
HP is giving you one final chance to get your hands on a cheap tablet.
The TouchPad didn’t fly off store shelves until Hewlett Packard (HP) slashed the price of the webOS tablet to $99.
Hewlett Packard (HP) is reportedly being advised by Bank of America Merrill Lynch as the corporation decides whether to retain or sell its webOS software platform.
You may recall the excitement that surrounded HP's flagship WebOS-powered Touchpad tablet when it dropped to $99 earlier this year.
HP's flubbed TouchPad tablet is back in the news again, and like pretty much all the other major TouchPad stories, this one has HP running in circles.
A new report claims Amazon is eyeing Hewlett Packard's defunct webOS for future iterations of its Kindle tablets.
HP was just weeks away from announcing a new seven inch version of its TouchPad tablet before deciding to spin off the hardware business, sources tell TG Daily.