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Old 04/28/2013, 03:07 PM   #141 (permalink)
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How many WindsorNot are known to be in existence? Single digits? Is this the only one?
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Old 04/29/2013, 01:43 AM   #142 (permalink)
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Other big box (Rovio) have updated there apps on Android/iOS, but ignore webOS, and we paid....



Open webOS is webOS 3.0.5, stripped of close source code, still 2011 code based....



Bricking the phone would be hard, do not flash touchpanel firmware, boot.bin, modem firmware, and a6 firmware (extract what is on the device)...



If I got the extract of the files above, a memboot backup... I would be able to create a doctor...



Can't get past activation because he does not want to modify the code without a backup first...
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You nailed it right about Open WebOS. It is not ready for daily use..and it's like WebOS 3.0.5 minus 50% of the important codes ..synergy, integration to profiles, catalog, and a few other key areas. Therefore even if WebOS ports can get it working on Nexus -- can we use it? No...
So we're back to square one again.
Truth be said Steffes, there is no way HP or LG will allow Open Webos to include all the 'removed' code into the open source for so many reasons in the near future, and it's the same reason why LG decided to just license WebOS and not try implementing Open WebOS.

Truth be also said. whoever that is trying to port Open WebOS to a 'new' device, reality is setting in, and the other pieces at this moment are not in place - catalog, applications, profile all of which are not within the control of the community but in the hands of developers...Which is why HP was trying to positio Enyo 2 for developers to easily port applications to various mobile devices. Not sure on the technicality of such activities or the effort/resources required..but from analysis - not much traction among non-webOS developers.

So for those existing WebOS users - Pre 2, 3, Touchpad..I'd say the nearest visible hope is this PIC -ACL layer. Not sure how legit they are or whether the wrapper works on ALL android apps..But getting those applications compatible to WebOS 3.0.x OR Open WebOS (if it happens) is just one piece of the jigsaw puzzle.

It is depressing that even within the community there is no unity- but the fact is that Open WebOS on a new device will not cut it to build market share, we need applications and it seems right now ACL is one possible solution upfront to solve the lack of applications. Besides that is new hardware...a phone...and right now there is no light either from LG or HP on this.
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Old 04/29/2013, 01:55 AM   #143 (permalink)
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How many WindsorNot are known to be in existence? Single digits? Is this the only one?
I know of at least 3.

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Old 04/29/2013, 02:38 AM   #144 (permalink)
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LG did not license webOS, they purchased webOS.
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Old 04/29/2013, 04:09 AM   #145 (permalink)
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@daexpression: Don't forget that HP is licensing webOS Pro which *does* include the App Catalog and Synergy and stuff. So all an OEM has to do is license that and bada-bing bada-boom.
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Old 04/29/2013, 04:58 AM   #146 (permalink)
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@daexpression: Don't forget that HP is licensing webOS Pro which *does* include the App Catalog and Synergy and stuff. So all an OEM has to do is license that and bada-bing bada-boom.
@vistaus -- IF OpenWebOS pro was already available and is equal or better then 3.0.5 ...THEN why didn't LG Bite? it would make lots of sense to take up the newer code / an open source code for their TV initiatives..unless they had already done their Due D..and found that Open WebOS is still cooking and is not ready for prime time for many more months....
Anyway at this point - HP is very quiet on Open WebOS which is expected. after all they've "transferred" the soft skills to LG when they sold away WebOS?...so what team they have right now are those related to profiles, catalog, synergy related stuff..
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Old 04/30/2013, 01:50 PM   #147 (permalink)
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would be nice if we could have a video of Windsor in action detailing full specifications Thanks.
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Old 05/12/2013, 01:00 AM   #148 (permalink)
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Does anyone know the model identifier of the WindsorNot?

If so, it might be easier to find the rare model that goes up for sale, presumably on chinese websites like the TPGo prototypes.
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Old 05/12/2013, 09:18 AM   #149 (permalink)
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Does anyone know the model identifier of the WindsorNot?

If so, it might be easier to find the rare model that goes up for sale, presumably on chinese websites like the TPGo prototypes.

Well, I guess you could always try for an 'HSTNH-C30CN' - and see what comes back at Ya? - If anything.

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Old 02/27/2014, 01:39 AM   #150 (permalink)
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great!!!!!
i want it!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 03/20/2014, 06:29 PM   #151 (permalink)
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I could tell that the display had quite a bit more resolution than my pre3. I believe it was either 1024x800 or perhaps even 720p. It was much faster in response time than my pre3 overcloked to 1.9ghz. I felt like it must have had more than 1 CPU core. It felt at least as fast as my 1.7ghz overclocked touchpad. It had no gesture area, and a home button just like the touchpad. It would have been a beautiful device, the back was either glass or some kind of hard plastic and upon removal there was the familiar charging coil in it for touchstone use. I believe the screen size was about 4.3 in. All around feel was very hi end, had a bezel that was soft touch and kind of tacky so it wouldn't slip from your hand. All you could do was wish they had released such a wonderful product. This would never have been confused with a less than flagship device. It was quite nice in finish, and a joy to use on WiFi (couldn't try phone radio, the one I was using didn't have that functioning). I was told it was originally a Verizon version but had at&t software flashed onto it to demonstrate it working for us. I didn't get any more detail about the software than that other than it was said to be running "3.0.5".

It felt further along than I expected it to, like it wouldn't have taken that much to finish it. Which makes it even more of a crime that it never happened...
Wait, IT WAS ON VERIZON. I WILL GIVE YOU BOTH MY KIDNEYS! AND ALL MY MONEY!
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