News crumbs straight from the webOS toaster

News Crumbs 16 November 2014

So much has been happening lately, it’s hard to tell what’s a crumb, crisis or great news! Here is a selection:

With this many crumbs, it’s clear that webOS is very far from being brown bread.

The HP webOS app catalogue closes to purchases on the 1st of November 2014

Closing Down Sale

Just in case you haven’t noticed, the HP webOS app catalogue will close to new purchases at the end of the week: the 1st of November to be precise.

This is your last chance to buy apps from the catalogue. Don’t walk, run! Some developers will see a nice little boost in income in the next few weeks.

UPDATE: App Catalog downloads and purchases are all functioning properly again. webOS Nations forums user mazzinia believes they found the likely culprit. At any rate, HP figured it out. Only about 24 hours left to purchase apps. Hurry!

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News Crumbs – 11th October 2014

Knocking back Antoccinos is best with a few pastries so there are some crumbs to sweep out:

  • Another nod to the simplicity of LG’s TV interface with a recognition from the Red Dot Design Award at IFA.
  • RSS Reader app, Feedspider seeks translation help. Can you translate 112 strings of text into Bengali, Breton, Italian, Portuguese or Tamil?
  • It seems forum user, 1whocs has got the Android on Veer project working. Instructions are here.
  • Grabber5.0 has identified another minor issue with gmail. Check your settings.
  • Hedami has released an update for location-based reminder app, Geostrings.
  • Retro-styled puzzle adventure game, Aquaventure has an update.
  • Both the apps above were released on the forums as app catalogue approval appears to have become extremely slow…
  • Finally, October 20th sees an HTML5 developer conference featuring an appearance from Enyo’s Roy Sutton discussing JavaScript on TV.

That’s it until the next toaster notification!

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