August 31st 2009 2:05 am

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8.4
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8.0
cjtylr cjtylr

Palm OS is interesting. I'm not surprised HP decided to put it on the back burner and try to license it because, in the end, it has to compete with iOS. I don't think it's quite good enough to do that - especially with the huge amount of applications it lacks, but it should be fun to experiment...

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RottingOrange RottingOrange

webOS may not be perfect. It doesn't have every app (though it has most of the important ones) and it doesn't have every feature (though again, it has the vast majority). It's not even the fastest (though it is faster than Android) but it has what the other mobile OS's don't have: fun! It's...

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9.0
sushicharron sushicharron

If you ever played around with a WebOS device, you'll know about synergy, you know, that thing that puts all your contacts, email accounts, calendar event, tasks, etc. In one easy to handle place. You would also be aware of how elegant the UI feels, and if you've been around as long as I have...

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6.0
xandros9 xandros9

I am talking about webOS 2.x (not the tablet based 3.x, nor the recently released Open webOS) webOS has a minor learning curve and lacks apps, but it can still blow other OS'es out of the water in some functions. Multitasking - webOS has largely perfected it. Unlike Android, iOS, and WP7, it was...

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8.0
Deletham Deletham

WebOS's only shortfall is the Pre's hardware. This is an OS waiting to be unleashed on a 1Ghz Snapdragon and a gorgeous 4 inch screen. Everything about this OS screams power and functionality, but somehow Palm makes it work in a small form factor. While slow out of the box,...

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6.0
Cam Cam

WebOS has a lot of potential, and the best multitasking of any smartphone. But it's not without its faults. It's pretty buggy, and crashes on an almost daily basis. It may be my unit, or it may be widespread, but that's how it is for me.

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