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webOS meetup, Chicago, 27th November

U.S. webOS fans in the Chicago area can once again meetup and chat over pizza. As usual it’s on a Sunday. November 27th this time – just as you’ve recovered from that big Thanksgiving meal!. 7pm is the time, Moretti’s Ristorante and Pizzeria, Schamburg is the place. Click here for directions.
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LuneOS June Stable Release: Caffè Tobio

Time flew, already another month passed since our previous release. We have been working hard on improving the stability of LuneOS and especially fixing a lot of minor QA issues in the Yocto build system we’re using. These were mainly QA warnings, but we didn’t have much chance to address these previously. These are all sorted now, so for new developers building from scratch it will mean they won’t run into errors or warnings.

We have been also looking into improving the stability and fixing some of the regression bugs that we had after we updated a large number of the system components in the previous release.
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A webOS Christmas Wish List

Image: Creative Commons
Image: Creative Commons

As a parent, Christmas time means I get to hear my 8 year old oggling over every toy commercial she sees.  In fact, that’s usually the first indicator that I have to sit her down with a pencil and a piece of paper to get her to write a letter to Santa Claus.  Once the letter is done I can remind her that she already wrote to Santa to make the begging lull…a bit.

But this year I got to thinking…what would I ask Santa for?  I mean other than a unicorn and a rocket launcher, of course…here’re my top 3. Continue reading A webOS Christmas Wish List

Project updates – Open webOS hits Alpha 3, ACL for webOS pushes pre-release

Image credit: webos-ports.orgNot only is it rare to see a major application or development for webOS announced these days but in a strange happenstance two such announcements hit the web back-to-back.  The Open webOS (OwOS) team broke the news on Alpha 3 and updated their wiki yesterday.  Currently there isn’t a release available for Alpha 3 but it is important to note that the webOS Ports team has added Virtual Box support along side GSM Samsung Galaxy Nexus and 1st Gen Asus Nexus 7 support.  And this morning, Phoenix International Communications (PIC) begain emailing pre-release testers instructions for ACL for webOS installations.  Still no timeline for the rest of us though.  Read on for the message from PIC.

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