If you look closely at this article (or any other article on pivotCE.com) you might notice a familiar font. That’s right! pivotCE has been given a license to use styles from the Prelude font family. Yes, the very same font integrated into our beloved webOS devices. Earlier this week, I made contact with a public relations associate from Webtype. After a brief explanation of what pivotCE offers the webOS community, they wasted no time in offering access to the styles of our choosing.
— Phoenix I.C. (@phxdevices) October 11, 2013
In posts released yesterday from Phoenix International Communications on their facebook and twitter accounts it seems ACL for webOS’ public release is imminent. It’s a quick blurb but at this point, those hungry for ACL for webOS release news will take the smallest morsels to satisfy their need.
Twitter user @pixiet35 shared a video link with @pivotCE. The title of the video suggests it was not for the masses to see but is remniscent of Phoenix International Communication’s other “The App that I want on webOS” episode videos. At any rate, here it is.
Unless you’re just coming back to webOS from another platform or you’ve been hiding under a mobile-tech rock, you are aware that Phoenix International Communications has partnered with OpenMobile to create the Android Compatibility Layer for the HP Touchpad. This impressive undertaking theoretically brings the (almost) entirety of the Android app catalog to webOS. I say almost because it is based off of Android 2.3 so apps requiring Android 3+ won’t work…yet.