UPDATE: It’s dead! 🙁 The mobile site works though. Unless this is patched, the mobile site is the only recourse we’ll have on webOS phones for YouTube access. The TouchPad can of course still view the full website. Some users are reporting it still works for them so it appears to be regional as the shutdown implementation goes into effect.
The Verge reports that Google is to kill off older YouTube Apps at the end of April. This will affect webOS users, unfortunately.
First Facebook, then cloud services, and now YouTube. LEOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! >:(
Continue reading UPDATE: Now DEAD – Google to Kill YouTube Access for Older Apps
What…Google accounts are broken? This might not be news to you but at the end of March, Google changed their connections to force secure communication. By now, you’ve either patched the problem or you’ve been suffering with a broken Google account or two on your favorite webOS device. It’s possible you may not even realize there’s a problem. But I assure you, not all is well.
webOS Nations Forum user and rising patch-developer-star, Grabber5.0 (Matt), crafted a beautifully simple solution to this issue. I wanted to get the specifics of his research and solution so I set out to get the scoop. Read on to delve into his mental processes and the psyche of a webOS developer.
Continue reading Tip – Fix Google Account Authentication Error
On the tenth day of webOS-mas,
My true love gave to me,
Ten Tweaks enabled,
Nine OS doctors,
Eight Macaws tweeting,
Seven Spiders Feeding,
Six T’s to reset,
Four WiFi Shares,
Three Touchstone Chargers,
Two printing methods,
And webOS quick install.
If you look in your Preware catalogue, you’ll see a section for patches – small pieces of software that modify parts of the webOS system and it’s stock apps. But what if you can’t find a patch that makes a particular change you’d like? What you need is a patch that is tweaks enabled. Now you can open your tweaks app and adjust settings for the patched behaviour that suit you, bringing greater flexibilty and customisation to the user experience.
UPDATE: Turns out it was a bot that didn’t even get root but took php.
In case you are wondering why you can’t reach patches.webos-internals.org today…
Continue reading webOS-Patches Web Portal hacked
Don’t worry! Unsurprisingly, the webOS community responded in force and solved the issue practically overnight. Who says all the devs left???
Continue reading TIP – YouTube Search/Quality fix for webOS 1.x/2.x