webOS has long since passed from the battleground that is the mobile operating system atmosphere. It’s been four long years since the last official webOS version, 3.0.5 for the HP Touchpad was released. However, reports are now surfacing from former HP employees about an unreleased version of webOS that was axed by then-CEO Leo Apotheker due to a bizarre bug. We’ll tell you more past the jump!
— EDWIN MAURICIO (@MAMISHO1) October 12, 2015
Yesterday, webOS Nation forum member MAMISHO released LuneTube, a YouTube client app for webOS and LuneOS, to add gravy to what has been a surprisingly good month for webOS. Read on to find out more!
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With all the progress that the LuneOS dev team has been making recently (For example, finally squashing a nasty browser bug, and allowing many legacy webOS apps to run), it’s important to keep up with the latest and greatest LuneOS builds. When it comes to Nexus devices, installing LuneOS is a simple matter of flashing the latest zip file using ClockworkMod, it was more complicated on the HP Touchpad… until now! Read on past the jump, and we’ll show you how to get the latest stable or nightly build of LuneOS in a jiffy.
If you’ve reloaded your feeds today, you may have noticed a slight change on your webOS app launcher. That’s right, it’s Preware’s birthday today! In celebration, the Preware icon has been changed to look, well, a little more festive. As we celebrate six years of what has certainly been a roller-coaster ride for the webOS family, let’s take a moment to reflect on just how much we owe to the homebrew developer community.
It’s pretty hard to believe that it’s only been three months since HP pulled the plug on official support on webOS and shut down its cloud services. Yet with the arrival of August, the loyal base of webOS developers and enthusiasts who have stuck around will likely be seeing the ninth stable release of LuneOS in the very near future.
Despite having been churning out stable builds for less than a year, the webOS Ports team’s LuneOS is already proving to be a very capable candidate to fill the void left behind by webOS. Read on past the jump, and we’ll examine how the latest LuneOS, Cafe Cubano, measures up to its predecessor.