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HP chief Meg Whitman said her company has no plans to enter the smartphone market in the coming year, apparently contradicting something she said earlier, but a decision also seen as a wise move.
Just when you think the webOS is gone with the wind, there's evidence it might be coming back. HP is hiring dozens of engineers with experience in this operating system.
HP's CEO says her company is working on a smartphone. HP hasn't had one to offer since it shut down production of webOS-based devices last year.
Old handsets that end up in landfills leak toxic chemicals into the soil and groundwater. But there are programs that make it easy for consumers to recycle, and even make some money.
Anyone who cares about energy independance or the Green Movement is likely wondering if there's anything they can do to help. There is an easy thing all phone users can do: unplug their charger.
A new blog post from Brighthand's site editor takes a look at some new information on what HP's original plan was to make Palm's webOS into serious competition for the iPhone and Android... a plan that was not followed.
Foxconn, which produces smartphones and tablets for a wide variety of companies, has drawn considerable criticism for its employees' working conditions. Today, the company announced a significant pay raise for its workers.
Looking back over 2011, there have been some spectacular failures, but some big successes, too. The Brighthand editorial staff considers the previous 12 months and picks the winners and losers, from Apple to Windows Phone, from AT&T to Verizon.
Although the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board wants a complete ban on using a cell phone for any reason while driving, Brighthand's Site Editor has a a better suggestion: let's get rid of driving altogether.
Many states already ban using a phone for texting or accessing the Web while behind the wheel, or require a hands-free kit to make voice calls, but now the Nation Transportation Saftey Board has recommended a nationwide ban on all phone use while driving.
HP's CEO announced today a new course for webOS: it is being made open source, and HP engineers and any developers who are interested will keep updating and improving it. The company even plans to release new devices with this operating system.
HP's new CEO held a meeting yesterday with company employees -- many formerly from Palm, Inc. -- in which she said HP might hold onto the webOS, rather than sell it off.
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