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[News] Palm Creates More Incentive to Target Linux/WebOS, Tablets Coming

  • Subject: [News] Palm Creates More Incentive to Target Linux/WebOS, Tablets Coming
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 03 Jul 2010 13:49:17 +0100
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Palm Waives App Submission Fee for Developers 

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| No more fees and new promotions both hope 
| to stimulate the Linux-based webOS 
| ecosystem. 
| [...]
| In July, Palm has plans for a new PDK Hot 
| Apps promotion, which will distribute 
| another US$ 1 million to developers, with 
| an emphasis on C/C++ apps that were 
| ineligible for the previous Hot Apps 
| promotion. 


HP Completes Palm Acquisition; Netbook Running webOS Soon?

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| Hewlett-Packard has completed the Palm 
| acquisition. And if you read between the 
| lines it sounds like HP will leverage 
| Palmâs technology for more than smart 
| phones and tablet computers. Indeed, HP 
| seems poised to deploy webOS on netbooks.


HP closes Palm deal, confirms WebOS tablet

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| Hewlett-Packard today finalized its 
| acquisition of Palm and confirmed it will 
| use the company's WebOS in future tablets 
| and netbooks.



HP: webOS coming to slates and printers

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| CEO confirms Palm operating system heading
| to more than just phones


HP: WebOS headed to Internet-connected printers

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| HP will acquire Palm "in order to enhance
| our intellectual property...in the
| connected-mobility space. We expect to
| leverage WebOS into a variety of form
| factors, including slates and Web-connected
| printers," Hurd said Tuesday.


It Just Works: a happy tale of Linux and printers

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| Should I be this happy? Yeah. I think I should. Genuine progress, even in
| small ways, is worth a smile.


HP's Linux-based Printer connects to the web

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| Instead, the applications, which are written in Java and run on an embedded
| Linux OS, are customized so that they only display what the user will
| specifically need.


HP's TouchSmart Printers Print Web Content, No PC Required

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| The underlying technology is HTML and Linux based; the Web kit browser runs
| on the embedded Linux OS; inside, there's an IMX 31 processor. The apps don't
| take a lot of resources, according to Joshi.


HP Officejet Pro 8500 - Happy with Mac, Linux and Windows XP

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| The software loaded easily on the Mac and I was able to get the Linux
| machines on speaking terms with the printer quickly. With a bit of
| trepidation, I approached the Windows XP machine.  I looked at it, it looked
| at me.  Neither of us was looking forward to an ordeal loading the HP
| software.
| Although I had loads of trouble with HPâs software for the other printers,
| Loading the Officejet Pro 8500 software took only about 20 minutes. Only one
| problem was experienced with the procedure. The registration software
| wouldnât work with Firefox, my primary Browser on all of my systems. It
| insisted that I use Internet Explorer 7. Since that software isnât available
| on all of the other systems in use here, it has not been loaded on any of the
| systems.
| [...]

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