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I'm a husband, father, USAF member, webOS enthusiast, musician, and all around techie. Follow me http://twitter.com/alan_morford

Open Source webOS now brought to you by LG

Yo! We heard you like open sourced webOS so LG open sourced the open source of webOS!

Ok, so that’s not entirely accurate since LG purchased the closed source webOS code from HP after they open sourced…well…bits and pieces of it back in 2012. So no, you’re not stuck in a Doctor Strange time loop.

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UPDATE: Forums and Communities fixed (webOS 2.x and up) for webOS Nation browsing

If you have Forums and/or Communities (ipk download) for the TouchPad, you’ll notice webOS Nation forums aren’t working. The good news is, there’s a fix for it for Forums AND Communities (now). The bad news is there’s no fix for it in Communities…yet.

Sadly Forums is dead for webOS 1.x with the change to https. No amount of backup from a working 2.x device and restoration to a 1.x device will help. It was already pretty crippled anyway but this is the nail in the coffin. 🙁

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A webOS user’s story and why the webOS community is the best

Karen

If you’re an active member of the webOS community these days, you’ll know we’re a small, tight-knit group of friendly folks. Our three subgroups tend to be mostly free-time developers, advanced users, and those that are hanging on to the form factor/mobile OS despite its limited services and with little regard for the do-it-all-for-you modern devices.

The forums on webOS Nation continue to be the primary source for communication and provide the venue for meeting the occasional “newcomer” to our little slice of the web. This is the story of one such friend of webOS. Meet KarenContinue reading A webOS user’s story and why the webOS community is the best