Happy Easter from pivotCE

A newly hatched Adélie penguin chick with its parent.

Photo: Sean Bonnette / National Science Foundation

With a cute penguin picture, pivotCE would like to offer all our readers a Happy Easter.

Special thanks go to the webOS-Ports team who are working to deliver their own little penguin.

For an Easter Egg hunt, we’ll direct you over to the experts at webos-internals.

If anyone finds an Easter Egg in a webOS TV, let us know in the comments!

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The picture came from the United States Antarctic Program. Take a look for more penguins and other frosty fun.

Introduction to Enyo, Minneapolis, 2nd May.

Enyo logo

Image: Enyojs.com

Enyo is the cross-platform, javascript framework that enables apps to be developed for most major platforms including webOS phones, tablets and televisions.

Are you interested in Enyo development? If you are in the Minneapolis area on Friday the second of May, why not spend your evening with fellow developers at an free introduction to Enyo course?

The event is being presented by Derek Anderson and runs from 7pm to 8.30pm. All levels of experience are welcome. More information is here, where you can sign up.

App Review: 2048

The 2048 Game

The 2048 Game

There are a couple of popular games out there at the moment that involve sliding numbered tiles around. One is Asher Vollmer’s ‘Three’s’, another is ‘2048,‘ by Gabriele Cirulli. Click that link and you can play it in your web browser. These type of games are ideal for the screen and touch interface of the modern smartphone. On the forums of webOS Nation, member juerg.riehen asked if anyone was able to port the open-source code into a webOS app. That was the 6th of April. Within two days, webOS mapping expert 72ka (aka Jan Heman) responded to the challenge. It’s in Preware, now. You can go and get it, but we don’t get much chance to review new, trendy games on pivotCE, so stick around for a quick read:

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