Palm Makes webOS 1.3.1 Available to the Pre
Palm has released the most recent version of webOS for the Palm Pre, just a day ahead of the Palm Pixi's official launch. webOS 1.3.1 brings a number of improvements to webOS, including Yahoo contacts/calendar support, better management of contacts that are pulled from multiple accounts, more features in the Instant Messaging client, and improvements to the email program. Users are recommended to back-up their device before updating.
Hands On with HP's Elite x3
HP is jumping back into phones at a completely unexpected time. HP made quite a few iPAQ Windows smartphones back in the day (2004-2009, to be precise.) Then they bought Palm and infamously drove that into the ground.
Yahoo Bakes Flickr and Tumblr Into New Messenger App
Yahoo today revealed a fully redesigned Yahoo Messenger that makes it easier for people to share across the web. Messenger pulls features from Yahoo's product portfolio, including Flickr and Tumblr.
Samsung Releases Focus, a Combined Email and Calendar App
Samsung recently made a new productivity app called Samsung Focus available to its Android devices. Focus handles basic productivity functions, including email, calendar, contacts, tasks, and memos all in a single application.
Yahoo Mail Now Supports Multiple Accounts
Yahoo today rolled out a new version of its Mail application for the iPhone and added the ability to use multiple email accounts. The app now supports Yahoo, Outlook, and AOL email services and can be used to manage a handful of accounts from a single inbox.
Awareness API from Google to Power Contextually Aware Apps
Developers will soon be able to make their apps aware of their surroundings thanks to the new Awareness API. The API can support up to seven different signals at once, including time, location, places, beacons, headphones, activity, and weather, to deliver contextually aware information.
Wi-Fi Now Works. Mytether Does Not
you can change your sms/Im tone now
by the way.. To change the tone..
open the messaging app
go to preferences & accounts
and then tada its under that NEW MESSAGE option thing
where it says SOUND, pick ringtone and then a new option box opens below, set your tone and your ready to roll
its nice to here Link die everytime I get a txt or im again
Update Killed Wi-Fi!
This update killed wi-fi. It will not turn on at all. So, if you use wi-fi and have not updated to 1.3.1...I'd wait til they release 1.3.2 that fixes the problem with wi-fi they created with this update.(continues)