Friday, November 27, 2015
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
LG Display Makes Huge Investment in OLED Panels
Sony To Bring Remote Play Feature To PS4
MINIX NEO U1 Media Hub for Android Coming Next Week
Samsung Joins Audi’s Progressive SemiConductor Program
German ISPs May Block Music-sharing Sites: court
Study Says HTTPS Certificate and SSH Key Reuse Endangers Millions of Devices Worldwide
SK Hynix Rejects Chinese Take-over Offer
New Huawei Mate 8 Smartphone Launched With Kirin 950 Inside
Active Discussions
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
 Home > News > Mobiles > Microso...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Microsoft Calls WebOS Developers To Join Windows Phone 7 Team

Microsoft hopes that it will be able to draft developers who made apps for the HP Touchpad tablet based on the WebOS operating system into making apps for Windows Phone 7.

"To Any Published WebOS Devs: We'll give you what you need to be successful on WindowsPhone, phones, dev tools, and training, etc.," tweeted Brandon Watson, a Windows Phone evangelist for Microsoft.

"We have love for all developers. #webOS guys had a bit of a rough week though, so we're looking out for them," Watson said in another tweet.

Despite HP's decision to possibly spin-off its PC business under a shift in the company's operational strategy, HP TouchPad is enjoying a level of popularity it never had until after it dropped to $99 in price. HP said that it would suspend development of devices running HP webOS, including the TouchPad and webOS phones.

However, WebOS isn't dead yet, according to Jon Zilber, an HP spokesman.

"Far from burying WebOS, our goal is to ensure the platform's evolution as a robust operating system for an increasingly mobile and connected world," Zilber wrote on the official Palm blog. "We have received positive feedback from our customers and our developers about their enthusiasm for webOS -- powerful, elegant, and like no other -- and we intend to enhance the platform as we explore the options for webOS in today's marketplace. We'll take care of our existing customers and, as always, we appreciate your support for our platform. We encourage you to stay tuned as we write the next chapter in front of us."

On Monday, WebOS head Stephen DeWitt said that HP still planned to put WebOS on its printers and its PCs.

Microsoft Formalizes Collaboration With CS2C in China On Cloud Computing Solutions        All News        ARM Says "SuperPhones" Will Replace Notebooks by 2013
McAfee Report Shows Growth for Malware on Mobile Platforms     Mobiles News      As Android Solidifies Lead, Google Acquisition Has Potential to Revitalize Flagging Motorola

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Black Friday Deals on Microsoft device
Microsoft Offers Movies, Music, Games, And Apps For just 10 Cents
Microsoft Starts Selling The New Lumia 950 Phones
Microsoft To Store Customers' Data in Germany
Microsoft To Offer Cloud Services From Data Centers Based in The UK
Microsoft Band Available Today
Microsoft Opens Flagship Store on New York City’s Fifth Avenue
Microsoft Buys Havok
Microsoft Works On A Laptop Battery System That Adapts To Your Habits To Last Longer
Microsoft Expands Licensing Agreements With Asus, I-O Data
Google, Microsoft Resolve Global Patent Fight
Microsoft Changes Its Financial Reporting Structure

Most Popular News
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .