HP Introduces webOS 2.0 (HP's Palm Pre 2)

HP Introduces webOS 2.0 (HP's Palm Pre 2)

Posted: 19-Oct-2010 [Source: HP]

[HP announces webOS 2.0 Pre 2 Smartphone and the Palm - first in France early Friday and arrived at Verizon Wireless in the U.S. and Canada in the coming months]

Palo Alto, CA - HP today announced HP webOS 2.0 to transform the most significant update of the platform since its launch in 2009 and an essential step in HP's vision of how people think, feel and connect.

The first device to run webOS 2.0, HP's new Palm Pre 2 smartphone, will be available Friday in France by SFR and is expected to be available in the coming months in the United States by Verizon Wireless and in Canada.

"With webOS 2.0, we advance the innovations we introduced 16 months ago and expands on the features that make webOS great for consumers, businesses and developers," said Jon Rubinstein, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Palm Global Business Unit at HP . "We have tremendous progress since the platform is launched, and now we are among our biggest leap forward with powerful new features that make it easier to do more things with your webOS device."

webOS 2.0 offers consumers compelling application experience on any other platform, while providing developers with an unprecedented degree of openness to integrate their applications and services. The next generation of webOS makes it easier to do more:

* True multitasking - Pause a game, you tap an email notification, check your calendar, write to read a restaurant, answer please e-mail, then go back to the game without closing anything (1.2) webOS allows you to easily manage multiple open applications. and applications using natural touch gestures. New in 2.0 webOS, stacks grouped logically your open applications, so it the way you want to work. Whether you read e-mail or plan a night on the town, keeps stacks of words you together so that the management of multiple tasks is even easier.

* Enter - Create start an e-mail message, update your status, check your favorite sites - all before you even have an app (1) WebOS 2.0, whenever you want something open on your mobile phone -. Whether it's e-mail, SMS, users, or nearly everything - except the type. And you simply open to developers, allowing them to integrate with the search function and add their own user-definable keyboard shortcuts called Quick Actions.

* HP Synergy - webOS was the first mobile OS will seamlessly connect to multiple Web services. With the Synergy feature, you must only to register even to your Facebook, Google, Microsoft ® Exchange, LinkedIn and Yahoo accounts and your information will automatically fill your mobile phone. (3) webOS 2.0 will extend support for Synergy, so that developers can easily plug new messaging, contacts and calendar application sources directly into the core experiences webOS (4).

* Exhibition - A new way to use your webOS phone, you can run exhibition apps specifically for the Palm Touchstone designed cradle, turning charging time in a reasonable time (4.5) Set your phone on the dock and show starts automatically and displays. Something from today's agenda to a slideshow of your Facebook photos. Exhibition allows developers to display aspects of their existing app experience or create specialized applications to be used when searching their webOS device during charging have on the charger.

* Adobe ® Flash Player 10.1 Beta - With version 2.0 webOS now a beta version of Adobe Flash Player 10.1 support in the browser, allowing access to the rich, Flash-based web content (6).

webOS 2.0 includes many new features, including the following:

* Favorites - with WebOS 2.0, you can tag your favorite contacts so they appear as a favorite in telephone and address book views. In the search for them by name, they immediately show at the top of the contacts, e-mail, messaging and phone applications. Favorites make it easy to get in touch too fast.

* Skype ™ Mobile (Verizon Wireless) - Verizon Wireless customers, webOS 2.0 supports Skype-to-Skype calls and messages, while calls in the United States anywhere in the world, and low-rate international landlines and mobile phones.

* Text Assist - webOS 2.0 provides greatly expanded opportunities to check, auto correct magic, setting up and customizing macros in the dictionary.

* Quick Connect Mobile Office Suite - A completely new document viewer from the leading provider of mobile document viewer adds support for Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents, and enables integration with a variety of services, including Google Docs and Dropbox.

* Facebook 2.0 - 2.0 available on the Palm App Catalog, Facebook is Facebook Chat via Synergy support in the messaging application, (4) and stack status updates via quick-action, and the exhibition feature.

* Browser - The browser offers support for more HTML5 features, including support geolocation. makes OpenSearch plug-in support makes it easy to add your favorite websites Enter Web search.

Messaging - Unified Messaging App webOS 2.0 Yahoo! adds IM and buddy management. Customers can now connect their friends via SMS, MMS, Google Talk, ICQ and Yahoo IM.

* VPN - webOS 2.0 supports the most popular ways to connect to a corporate network, including Cisco IPsec and AnyConnect VPN optimized for mobile devices that use SSL (TLS and DTLS) supported.

* App Catalog - The redesigned Palm app catalog makes finding and discovering great applications even easier (7) and the new software manager helps you keep your apps up-to-date ..

* Launcher - A redesigned App Launcher allows you to add a mark to identify and assign launcher sites.

* Phone - webOS 2.0 phone app you can easily select your favorite and offers reverse lookup area code and Skype Mobile Integration (Skype Mobile for Verizon Wireless only).

* Accounts - the new accounts App provides a central place to manage all your accounts Synergy.

* Bluetooth ® Keyboards - webOS now supports SPP Bluetooth keyboards and peripherals, applications such as barcode readers and object data lockers.

* A variety of developer features - In addition to fair, just type and Synergy APIs adds webOS Node.JS 2.0, enabling developers to create services in JavaScript. Moreover, now with the plug-webOS combine in Development Kit (PDK) C / C + + and web technologies in a single application.

More information on the characteristics of webOS 2.0 software update at www.palm.com / available.

Introduction to Palm PRE 2

HP also introduced the Palm Pre 2 smartphone, the latest development on the Palm Pre lineup. Prior 2 is the first Palm phone with one gigahertz processor and has a 5 megapixel camera, a glass panel and a slim, sleek design that is still the user the perfect combination of a vibrant touch screen and a pull-out keyboard.

More information about Palm Pre 2, including features and specifications is available at www.palm.com/Pre2.


Palm Pre 2 of which is available with 2.0 webOS Friday in France by SFR and is expected to be available in the coming months in the United States by Verizon Wireless and in Canada. WebOS the 2.0 update will be delivered to existing customers in the coming months, with exact timing to be announced later.

Developers can purchase UMTS versions before two in the United States unlocked as a canvas to the next generation of WebOS applications and services use to build. For more information about the program to purchase available at http://developer.palm.com/devdevices.html.


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