Posts tagged webOS
Soonafter HP announced it’s ceasing webOS hardware operations, several longtime naysayers called me out on my supportive comments about the TouchPad and webOS smartphones.
This past June, my husband bought me a netbook – an Acer Aspire One. I’d previously been lugging around a bulky laptop, though I’d often forget to put it in the car. Joe wanted me to have something I could carry in my purse so I could easily work on-the-go. It’s worked well, allowing me
Editorial: Smartphone users are married to a device or a carrier. Sprint users are up in arms over the possibility of their carrier not adopting upcoming webOS devices.
Frequent readers of this site know that I’m quite passionate about webOS, the operating system that drives the Palm Pre and Pixi. For many businesses developing smartphone apps, webOS is commonly at the bottom of the list.
There seems to be a great deal of confusion about multitasking on mobile devices. That is, what one company calls multitasking is what another calls unitasking with quick-swapping.
All the studies, articles and posts that talked about the average Farmville addict? Yep, that was me. Fortunately, my Palm Pre saved me.
Hundreds of iPhone app developers are in “sit around and wait” mode over porting their apps and services to webOS. Will their hesitation backfire?
Evernote Corporation says it’s note-taking and storing service works on every computer, every device. Now, after growing to more than 4 million users, it has forgotten its roots and has put fixing bugs and adding features to a webOS app on the “back burner”. Is this good business?
This week, Mashable reported on Best Buy’s latest social media marketing campaign: auto checking in customers who have an iPhone. According to the article, Best Buy will use shopkick to auto-login shoppers not via GPS, but rather, via a store sensor. Those running the shopkick app on iPhone and Android (to be released soon) devices will earn rewards.
Why are they ignoring users of “other” devices? You tell me…
Every day I see posts and comments from smartphone users threatening to switch to another device. A major reason cited is the lack of apps or services which are available to other brands. This won’t remain a valid reason, though, if we vow to make our voices heard.
I’ve learned a great deal from my parents, and one key lesson is that I don’t let companies tell me how I’m going to work with their devices; I tell them.