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B-roll clips from the filming of Manny Pacquiao's promo for HP webOS Veer and Touchpad.

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B-roll clips from the filming of Manny Pacquiao's promo for HP Veer and HP Touchpad.Manny in between is playing with the TouchPad watching a video of one of his boxing fights, and watching some videos on the Veer, as well.

Amazing Spider-man trailer. Summer July 07, 2012

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New stars faces on this video trailer for the new SpiderMan movie coming  in the Summer 2012. The story is begining from the origins of the personnage.

GameTanium Mobile by Exent debuts Android subscription games service.

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Exent announced the launch of GameTanium Mobile, which it described as “the first and only all-you-can-eat subscription service for mobile devices offering unlimited game play of the hottest games on Android.”
 Customers download an enabling app and pay US$4.99 per month in order to access a portfolio of games – currently 75 are available, with the intention to grow to more than 200 by the end of the year. The company highlighted the potential for the technology to be a money spinner for operators – “operators can extend their brand, games offering and subscriber engagement to new screens, increasing average revenue per user (ARPU) and strengthening brand loyalty and retention,” it said.
According to Exent, which is the PC games on-demand supplier to companies including T-Mobile and Verizon, GameTanium Mobile was “built specifically with carriers in mind.” It is said to mix Exent’s “content and programming expertise” alongside ca…

PopCap Games moves into Europe with Sony Ericsson deal.

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Casual games company PopCap signed a global agreement with Sony Ericsson which will see its games pre-loaded on some of the vendor’s handsets, which will “officially mark the arrival of PopCap’s game titles on Android devices in Europe.” 
A number of PopCap titles, including Plants vs Zombies, Peggle and Chuzzle (pictured), will be embedded in Sony Ericsson’s Xperia mini and Xperia mini pro handsets from “later this summer.” The deal does not include Sony Ericsson’s Xperia play smartphone, which is designed specifically for mobile handsets.
The deal will see Chuzzle being included on devices in its full form, while Peggle and Plants vs Zombies will be in unlimited trial modes – with the option to purchase full editions of the games using a directly integrated billing service.
Last week, PopCap announced it is to be acquired by gaming giant EA, in order to bolster its position in the mobile and social gaming markets. The deal is …

Video Demo. HP webOS TouchPad WoodWing Reader App.

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WoodWing also supports the new HP TouchPad tablet with a native Reader App. In this video you'll see a demo of some of Time Inc.'s publications on the TouchPad device.


Australia. HP preparing to launch the webOS TouchPad in Australia?

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It would seem that HP is now preparing to launch the TouchPad in Australia within the next few months, with an invite sent out to media outlets late last week for an event about what appears to be the tablet device.
The invite doesn’t specifically state that the TouchPad is going to be the focus of the event, but there’s some strong indications including the fact that it’s titled ”connect like nothing else” — a similar motto to “works like nothing else” which was used in the US launch and is used in the Australian event description — and pictures of what appears to be a tablet being used in multiple situations.
“HP is pleased to invite you to celebrate technology that works like nothing else,” the event description reads.
A HP spokesperson couldn’t confirm what the event will be about, other than to say that “HP is definitely still bringing the TouchPad to Australia but that is all the details we have at the moment.”Features of the …

Building world-ready webOS 3.0 applications.

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From the Palm Developer Blog.

Building world-ready webOS 3.0 applicationsPosted: 19 Jul 2011 11:18 AM PDTThe HP TouchPad with webOS 3.0 and the Enyo application programming framework bring significant opportunities for developers to leverage web standards for building great mobile applications and services.  The growing availability of the TouchPad in countries outside North America means that developers like you will be able to bring their content to an expanding global audience.  For the greatest opportunity to reach the widest consumer audience possible, it’s thus beneficial to ensure that your applications are available in the native languages of your target market countries.


The Enyo application programming framework makes it very easy to localize your applications.

Sample ApplicationIncluded with this article is a sample Enyo application that demonstrates some of the key features and capabilities of the Enyo localization lib…

Canada. Postmedia Network First Canadian Newspaper Publisher to Launch Apps on HP webOS TouchPad

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 Postmedia Network today announced the launch of HP webOS apps for the HP TouchPad for 11 daily newspapers including: the Times Colonist (Victoria), the Vancouver Sun, The Province (Vancouver), the Calgary Herald, the Edmonton Journal, the Leader-Post (Regina), The StarPhoenix (Saskatoon), the Ottawa Citizen, The Windsor Star, The Gazette (Montreal) and the National Post. 


“Mobile innovation, including a major focus on tablets, is a key driver of our digital strategy,” said Malcolm Kirk, Executive Vice President, Digital Media. “We’re excited to be the first company in Canada to launch newspaper apps for TouchPad and invite Canadians to experience this latest innovation in publishing.” 

HP TouchPad is part of a growing family of webOS devices designed to keep people better connected.* With webOS, HP TouchPad users have a next-level multitasking experience, integrated access to their information with HP Synergy, the ability to find informat…

New Zealand : HP's TouchPad WebOS tablet confirmed.

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New Zealand : HP's TouchPad  WebOS tablet confirmed.

has confirmed the availability o9f the HP TouchPad for July 28th . Apparently  the two basic wi-fi versions 16GB and 32GB will be launched, at the same prices of the USA versions. $499,99 and $599,99 .

Source:nbr

USA TODAY Launches HP webOS App for HP TouchPad.

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USA TODAY, a multi-platform news and information company, announced today that USA TODAY is now available on the new HP TouchPad.
The USA TODAY app features a custom look and design specifically for the HP TouchPad with the signature content readers have come to trust from USA TODAY, providing them with eye catching photos and graphics while delivering the latest award-winning USA TODAY news in a convenient interactive package. 
The USA TODAY for HP webOS app has all the latest news, sports scores, weather, photos and Snapshots available. More information on the app can be found at http://hptouchpad.usatoday.com.
"We're excited about the design and performance of this app.  We think it will be a winner with HP TouchPad users who want a best-in-class news app for everyday use.  USA TODAY is dedicated to launching new apps as products hit the market so our readers can receive their news on the platform of their choosing," said St…

Video.Accessorizing your HP webOS TouchPad

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There are a number of accessories for the HP TouchPad. Here butterscotch show you a couple ranging from the Touchstone Charging Dock, which uses inductive charging, to the TouchPad Wireless Keyboard, which comes with keys designed specifically for the HP TouchPad.

Sony Ericsson pushed into the red after Japan earthquake. Xperias strong demand.

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Sony Ericsson announced mixed news for the second quarter of 2011, with supply chain constraints resulting from the Japanese earthquake “significantly” impacting its Q2 results, but with the company also capitalising on growth in the smartphone market. 
However, the period also saw the company going into the red, after a number of positive quarters: it reported a net loss for the period of EUR50 million, compared with a prior-year profit of EUR12 million, on sales of EUR1.19 billion, down from EUR1.76 billion. 
The company also reported a negative cash flow from operations of EUR224 million, which was attributed to “increases in accounts receivables and inventories, negative net income and timing of certain payments.” New external borrowing of EUR165 million was made during the quarter, resulting in total borrowing of EUR769 million at the end of the quarter. Its total cash balance at 30 June stood at EUR516 million.

During the quarter, the …

Google to release Android 3.2. End of July or early August.

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Google is expected to release its Android 3.2 OS to production partners at the end of July or early August, according to industry sources. Asustek has indicated it will launch Android 3.2-based tablets soon, while Huawei Technologies also said it will roll out a 7-inch Android 3.2 tablet in the third quarter.
The Android 3.2 will improve the compatibility of Android-based applications, hardware acceleration capabilities and upgrade functions including Movie Studio, Movies, Music and Widget, while also optimizing Qualcomm's Snapdragon CPUs, indicated the sources.
In addition to Asustek's Eee Pad MeMO 3D tablet PCs, new tablet PCs to hit the market in the second half will include the 7-inch Iconia Tab A100 from Acer and the 7-inch MediaPad from Huawei, while HTC may upgrade its Android 2.3 HTC Flyer to Android 3.2, the sources added.

HP webOS Pre3 processor is now changed to a dual core 1.2 GHz

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The HP webOS Pre3 processor is now changed to a dual core 1.2 GHz.You can clearly see it on the official HP website HPQualcomm Snapdragon dual-CPU APQ8060 1.2GHz/td. The Pre 3 had a 1.4GHz Scorpion processor before listed.

Specifications

Pre3 Tech SpecsColorBlackOperating SystemHP webOSDisplay9cm with 9cm (3.58-inch) diagonal multitouch screen with a vibrant 24-bit color, 480x800 resolution WVGA displayKeyboardSlide-out physical QWERTY keyboard Email1Microsoft® Exchange email with Microsoft Direct Push Technology POP3/IMAP
(Yahoo!® Mail, Gmail™, AOL, Hotmail®, etc.)Messaging11Integrated IM and SMSGPS4Built-in GPS Digital camera5-megapixel auto-focus camera with LED flash, HD (up to 720p) video recording, front VGA6,8AudioMono speakerphone; dual-mic noise cancellationSensorsAccelerometer, ambient light, proximity, and compassMedia formats supportedAudio formats: MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, AMR, QCELP, WAV
Video formats: MPEG-4, H.263, H.264Wire…

Video.Taking Nintendo's Mario up a notch

WorldWide Tech and Science. Francisco DeJesús.
Nintendo says its classic mascot Mario will lead the way this holiday season, as it adapts classic titles to its newest technologies. 
Nintendo's classic mascot Mario is back and gearing up to fight for consumer dollars this holiday season. 
The company is previewing its holiday lineup and Mario remains its brightest star - with two new games for its 3DS handheld. Krysta Yang of Nintendo America: SOUNDBITE: KRYSTA YANG, SPOKESPERSON, NINTENDO AMERICA (ENGLISH) SAYING: "On the Nintendo 3DS, viewers can actually see the game in 3D without the need for special glasses. 
So it's really incredible the amount of depth, the immersiveness of the graphics and just kind of getting lost in the Mario world. So it's really fun to see these classic franchises re-imagined on the new platform with new technology." 
That new technology is also driving new editions of a number of games including Kirby and Starfox. For its Wii console, Nint…

Video. Music lovers tune in to Spotify.

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Spotify steps into the crowded digital music business in the U.S., which includes iCloud, Google and Amazon, with a lot of fanfare and praise from industry watchers.

Need for Speed game on the HP webOS TouchPad.Video Demo

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This is a smalldemoof Needfor Speed​​HotPursuiton the HPtouchpad.Unfortunatelyitisnot yetavailableinGermanAppCatalog, but shouldcomesoon. 

Dies ist eine kleine Demo von Need for Speed Hot Pursuit auf dem HP Touchpad. Leider ist es noch nicht im deutschen AppCatalog verfügbar, soll aber bald kommen. 

CNN App for Nokia TV. Video Ad.

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CNN app for Nokia with i-Report for Nokia N8 and Nokia E7. The world of news in your hands. Download it now to your Nokia smartphone from the Ovi Store:http://nokia.ly/kXp7Wz

USA: Motorola teams with Spotify .Video.

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Motorola Mobility inked an exclusive partnership with digital music company Spotify, to support the launch of its services in the US. The handset vendor, as Spotify’s mobile device and tablet partner, will be “launching a number of marketing campaigns in the coming weeks to offer its customers coveted early access to Spotify’s on-demand music streaming service.” According to Bill Ogle, CMO of Motorola Mobility: “the collaboration between Motorola and Spotify is the ultimate way to deliver the compelling music choices users are looking for on their mobile device.”
The Spotify service is available as both a free, ad-supported service, as well as on a subscription basis. It is available through both desktop and mobile applications, supporting “devices including Motorola’s latest Android-based smartphones.” 
In a statement trumpeting its US launch, the company said that it has “more than 10 million registered users and more than 1.6 million pa…

10M Google+ users at this time.

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Google uses its impressive second quarter results announcement last night to wax lyrical on the early success of its high-profile Google+ social networking service. During an announcement that saw the search giant post a 36 percent jump in quarterly profit (to US$2.51 billion) and a 32 percent increase in revenue (to US$9.03 billion), new CEO Larry Page said more than 10 million people have joined Google+ since it launched a limited, invitation-only trial earlier this month. 
Page said there are more than 1 billion items shared and received in a single day through Google+, which is Google's latest effort to take on Facebook in social networking, while the Google +1 button (which lets people recommend things like websites) is being served 2.3 billion times a day. Page even took a shot at its rivals; he appeared to mimic Apple’s Steve Jobs by saying there is a "lot of magic built into the product" and also fired at Facebook, …

UK: The HP webOS TouchPad will be available tomorrow.

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The HP webOS TouchPad tablet will be available tomorrow in the UK

Works like nothing else.Made to work like you, but with fewer coffee breaks.
Get productive, with a brilliantly large screen, the ability to multitask like a champion of multitasking, wireless printing to compatible HP printers, and thousands of apps from the App Catalog.1,2

Plus play games, download movies or TV shows, listen to music powered by Beats Audio™, and browse the same web you know and love with support for Adobe® Flash® player.2,3

TouchPad 16GB - £399buy nowTouchPad 32GB - £479buy now
Links: HP UK

Germany: Otto store offering webOS Pre3 at € 449,99. Available in a week.

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Germany: Otto store offering webOS Pre3 at € 449,99. Available in a week.

It is around July 20th counting from today July 13th, that OTTO store in Germany is offering the HP webOS Pre 3 smartphone to be deliver at your address.

Operating system: HP webOS 2.x with multitasking, Synergy, Just Type, Display: 91 mm (3.58 inch) diagonal screen, 480x800 WVGA resolution 
- Keyboard: Slide QWERTY keyboard with special characters 
- Processor: Qualcomm MSM 8x55 
- Memory: 16 GB memory, 512 MB ​​RAM, USB Mass Storage Support 
- Email: Microsoft ® Exchange email with Microsoft Direct Push Technology, POP3/IMAP (such as Yahoo ® Mail, Gmail ™, AOL, Hotmail ®, etc.!) until to 16 Email Accounts 
- Messaging: Instant messaging, SMS, MMS 
- GPS: GPS stand-alone, A 
- Digital Camera: 5 megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash, HD video (up to 720p), front VGA camera 
- Audio: Mono free talking facility, dual-microphone noise reduction 
- sensors: accelerometer, …

July 17th: Big Official retail launch date of webOS devices with promotions,bundles and advertising.

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HP's Stephen DeWitt at the Engadget Show has made an official announcement:July 17th is the Official retail launch where you will see promotions, bundles and advertising of webOS products and HP´s PCs, as well.


What can we expect for the 17th?
That's our official retail launch date. What you're gonna see is all of the major retailers will have their advertising and their promotions. This weekend is really the beginning of the month-long back to school season. We very consciously picked this as a launch date. Look for major promotional activities, broadly. Not only across all of our webOS devices, but across our PC products as well. Look for a lot of in-store experiences: merchandising, labor, promotions, bundles -- all sorts of things will kick off on the 17th.

Source:  Engadget

OTA update with new features,apps and capabilites, coming to the HP webOS TouchPad at the end of July.

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OTA update coming to the HP webOS TouchPad at the end of July.
On a recently interview made by Engadget to HP´s Stephen DeWitt he said:
"We're working on an over-the-air update that we expect to have out by the end of the month."He also added:
"This is one of the slings and arrows that you get by showing products before they're ready for the reviewer community. We knew full well that we were going to get this sort of feedback, and we're very confident that we've addressed every single one that was in there."
These updates are coming soon after the initial reviews and feedback. Are these lessons learned from the device, or are they features that didn't arrive in time?
A little bit of both. Yes, yes, and yes. There are bug fixes, there are new features, there are new apps, new capabilities, all of the above.

Source: Engadget

Videos: Hands On the HP webOS TouchPad 4G for AT&T

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Engadget  and Precentral have made each one a video hands on the HP TouchPad for AT&T 4G, 32GB with 1.5 GHz dual-core processor, here below_



HP webOS TouchPad 4G with 1.5GHz dual-core coming to AT&T

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The TouchPad 4G will have a faster 1.5-GHz processor,(dual-core), Qualcomm Snapdragon, 32GB of storage, integrated GPS and all the benefits of being connected via AT&T’s network – meaning you can get web access in more than just Wi-Fi hotspots. 
Greater access means increased productivity, so TouchPad 4G will be a great fit for anyone who needs near-constant connectivity – making it great for businesses, consumers, and anyone who needs to download files, stay on top of email, and access the web while staying mobile.
Specific pricing and availability date will be forthcoming from AT&T, but TouchPad will be available in time for back to school through HP commercial channels, AT&T Business Services and major retailer.
Source: BlogPalm

Telefonica and Bouygues Telecom announced strategic partnership

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Europe and Latin American operator group Telefonica announced an alliance with French number three Bouygues Telecom, which is set to join the Telefonica Partners Program. In a statement, the Spain-based group said that it will work with Bouygues to offer improved roaming services, and to provide services to large corporate accounts, including multinationals. 
Bouygues will also gain access to Telefonica Global Services, its global procurement business, and the two will also cooperate on devices. The agreement also includes “the possibility of extending the cooperation into other areas.”
Telefonica has highlighted growth through a community of partners and alliances as part of its future strategy, alongside organic growth and “selected acquisitions” to bolster its position in key markets. 
It said that its Partners Program is “based on the experience of its current industrial partnerships with China Telecom and Telecom Italia.” …

NFC tagging support in Google+ app.

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The Android app for Google’s new social network – Google+ - reportedly features NFC-based technology to automatically ‘tag’ content. According to Readwriteweb.com, a video circulating by Singapore-based developer Ridzuan Ashim shows the feature working (see video above). 
 When scanned, the text stored in the tag automatically populates the 'Share your thoughts' screen in the Google+ Android app, which is typically used to post Facebook-style status updates to the social network. 
Other uses of the technology, says the report, could include Foursquare-style location check-ins (i.e., registering your arrival at a location), sharing contact info with others, ‘friending’ Google+ users and navigating to particular pages.
While NFC is predominantly used for contactless payments, the reports note that the increasing support for the technology in handsets could lead to a range of new use cases. 
“What's the benefit of such a …

HP to pioneer launching Ultrabook-concept notebooks with Ultra-thin Core i7.

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Hewlett-Packard (HP) is likely to pioneer all branded notebook vendors to launch Intel's Ultrabook-concept notebooks, even ahead of the planned release of the UX21 Ultrabook by Asustek Computer slated for September, according to sources at Taiwan-based suppliers for parts and components.
HP is expected to launch two, or more, models of Ultrabooks initially, using Intel's Ultra-thin Core i7-2677M (1.8GHz) and i7-2637M (1.7GHz) dual-core CPUs, said the sources, noting that HP will outsource production to Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) initially.
Foxconn reportedly has begun shipping the Ultrabooks to HP. However, HP and Foxconn both declined to comment.
Asustek's UX21 Ultrabooks are expected to come in with displays in 11.6- and 13-inch sizes, said the sources. Asustek is outsourcing the production of the UX21 Ultrabooks to Pegatron Technology.

HP Accelerates Market Share Gains in Networking Worldwide and in Every Region.

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HP Accelerates Market Share Gains in Networking Worldwide and in Every Region.

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 11, 2011
HP today announced it has achieved market share gains across all networking segments in every region of the world in the first calendar quarter of 2011.
According to a recently issued report by analyst firm Dell’Oro Group,(1)HP Networking continues to grow faster than the market while increasing its revenue market share at the expense of the competition.
Specifically, the report reveals that HP gained 2.5 percentage points worldwide for layer 2/layer 3 Ethernet switching revenue market share in the first quarter of 2011. Cisco’s share fell 5.8 points in the same period.
HP also gained 2.5 percentage points in router and 2.2 points in wireless local area network (WLAN) revenue market share over the same period,(1) while Cisco’s share declined by 3.1 points in router and 0.4 points in WLAN.
With HP, clients are transi…