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A failed experiment: How LG screwed up its webOS acquisition

Things were looking up in early 2013 for the team behind webOS, a pioneering but star-crossed mobile operating system. After surviving the implosion of Palm and a rocky acquisition by HP, LG stepped in to buy the team. 1,737 more words

Pending updates

I’ve been working on an update to Renamed Todo and made some good progress over this last weekend. Mostly minor stuff, a few cosmetic changes, a few UI tweaks, and a small bug fix which I’m attempting to squash now. 111 more words

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Pebble nabs the former interface designers for webOS and First Else

Here’s some rather unusual news from Pebble: Former webOS designers Itai Vonshak and Liron Damir have left LG to join the wearable startup, which is a pretty big deal given their unique spin on UI design — you’ll want to check out what they did to… 100 more words

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Smartwatch company Pebble hires webOS UX and design leads

Smartwatch maker Pebble has hired some key members of the original webOS team to work on wearable devices. Itai Vonshak is joining the company as its new head of product and UX, and Liron Damir is being hired as Pebble’s new head of design. 213 more words

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LG's $3,500 OLED TV is the first one you might be able to afford

Now that plasma TVs are really on their way out, it’s the perfect time for a true alternative to LCD, and LG is ready with its cheapest OLED TV yet. 182 more words

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Some Tablet Tribulations

The HP TouchPad Fire Sale

It seems like a time to reassess my mobile computing needs.  I have a three year old HP Touchpad, which … is long in the tooth, along with a stillborn WebOS  and a dwindling cost conscious counterintutive fan base for support.   559 more words

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