HP's Meg Whitman has finally made the fateful decision on webOS: it's going open source. Follow along here as we track the former Palm software through its transition into a free-for-all operating system.
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The Open webOS Project has announced that it has now reached its beta milestone.
HP is spinning off its webOS Global Business Unit into Gram, a new company focused on software, user experience, and cloud services. What exactly the team will work on is unclear, as the company is in "stealth mode."
Open webOS' July update contains the disappointing news that prior hardware like the Palm Pre, Pixi, and Veer will not be supported by the open source operating system.
The HP-supported Enyo team has released Enyo 2, a web-based app framework that grew out of roots on the webOS platform.
On its official blog, the Enyo project team says that the majority of engineering and leadership staff remain and that it's "redoubling" development efforts.
webOS Nation takes a look at the unannounced and never-released Touchstone 2 Audio Dock, which streams audio over Bluetooth along with its inductive charging capabilities.
Enyo, the rendering engine that powered webOS, has been updated to 2.0b2, adding Onyx, an improved UI library, and better cross-platform support. Enyo can now be used to to develop web apps for various browsers and devices.
HP has delivered additional code to the Open webOS project, which expects to reach version 1.0 around September.
FlashCards To Go, which came out today for iPad, is the first iOS app developed using HP's cross-platform Enyo framework.
Enyo cross-platform apps have just been released and we take a look at FlashCards on an ipad and PaperMache on the Android 4.0 Transformer Prime.
Open webOS 1.0 announced: HP to complete webOS open sourcing by September, Enyo 1.0 and 2.0 code available today
HP has gone into detail today on what webOS components will be open sourced over the coming months, making Enyo 1.0 and the newly-announced Enyo 2.0 available immediately.
HP spent $1.2 billion to acquire Palm in 2010 and, according to an insider source, that's exactly how much it was asking when trying to sell off those same assets a year later.
Meg Whitman and Marc Andreessen talk about the future of webOS as an open source project
HP's statement announcing the open-sourcing of webOS skirted the issue of whether the company will produce future hardware for the platform, but the answer's emerged in its accompanying FAQ.
HP has decided to open-source webOS, the platform it bought as part of its deal to acquire Palm last year.