webOs

Two unannounced LG smartwatches show up at the FCC, one with pictures in tow

LG and Verizon have something cooking up. Recent FCC filings show two unannounced LG smartwatches that are compatible with Big Red's network. The FCC was even nice enough to include a few pictures, too.

Wearables

Tizen OS takes shape in Samsung smart TVs | Hands on

Tizen OS significantly smartens up Samsung's smart TVs in 2015. We went hands on with the new interface at a Samsung SUHD event held in New York, and came away impressed. Check out our video for more.

Home Theater

If you hate TV, you’re doing it wrong

Television gets a bum rap -- it's the attention black hole of every living room, right? But smart TVs can actually bring people together in unexpected ways. And maybe book your next vacation.

Opinion

LG’s slick webOS smart platform gets even slicker in 2015

LG unveils webOS 2.0, the next evolution for its extremely intuitive smart TV platform, originally launched at CES 2014. The system adds new features for easier access to content and TV settings, while speeding up boot up time, app loading, and more.

Home Theater

LG wants to make a smartwatch powered by WebOS

LG has plans to bring WebOS back to the mobile world, just not installed on a smartphone, but a smartwatch instead. A developer website gave the game away, but revealed little in the way of detail.

Mobile

LG slings 1 million WebOS-enabled smart TVs in just three months

South Korea-based LG announced Monday that it has surpassed one million units sold with its line of WebOS-enabled smart TVs, which was launched just three months ago. LG predicts it will reach the 10 million-unit milestone by the first half of 2015.

Home Theater

Hands on: After failing on phones, webOS flourishes in LG’s latest smart TVs

We went hands on with LG's webOS smart TV platform at an exclusive event held at the company's Silicon Valley lab. We held high hopes for the platform, but our experience vastly exceeded our expectations. Here's why.

Home Theater

Poor lil’ fella: The Palm Pre is only $10.50 on eBay

Who doesn't love a bargain? Smartphone bargains are even more welcome, and the thought of grabbing a flagship model for 86 percent less than the retail price has us dribbling. However, there is a catch.

Mobile

LG wants to radically simplify smart TVs by reincarnating webOS

Thought webOS died with HP's ill-fated TouchPad? Think again. LG will reincarnate webOS on its next-gen smart TVs in an attempt to make finding content easier than ever.

Home Theater

Why LG acquired WebOS and what it means for the future of Smart TV

LG's acquisition of WebOS from Hewlett Packard has made many headlines, but why would a company with an already stable Smart TV platform want to take in a floundering mobile OS platform? We spoke to LG to find out and ponder what this means for the future.

Home Theater

Happy birthday Safari! Thanks for changing everything

There was once a time when the "mobile" web was significantly different from the "real" one, but that bridge has been gapped over the past 10 years thanks – primarily – to Apple's browser.

Android Army

Success at CES doesn’t always work out

The annual CES trade show always brings a host of allegedly world-changing products, but if history is any indication, many of them will never be seen again.

CES

HP keeps its promise, launches beta of Open webOS

HP finally does right by webOS, giving it a home as an open source platform.

Computing

Everything you need to know about Firefox OS: Mozilla’s mobile play

Even in market crowded by iOS, Android and Windows Phone, Mozilla plans to add a new contender: Firefox OS. What can the open-source company bring to the game, and does it stand a chance of competing?

Mobile

HP’s core webOS Enyo team defects, heads for Android

It's rumored that core members of the WebOS Enyo team have defected and now work for Google.

Android Army