HP teases prospect of webOS on flexible display devices

HP logoHP at the MobileBeat conference today raised the possibility that it could put webOS on its flexible plastic displays. CTO Phil McKinney said that the technique, which allows for e-paper like displays that can bend and use solar power, would be ideal for "products from Palm with flexible displays." He wasn't ready to commit to a timetable, but a US Army watch based on the technology is due sometime next year and provides one of the earliest timetables.

The mobile OS is potentially ideal for webOS, as it's designed for smartphones and other low-power devices.

HP has publicly promised a significant expansion of webOS beyond what Palm itself was known to be planning before it was bought out by HP in the spring. Among the plans have been webOS tablets and even web-capable printers. The expansion is widely seen as a harsh strike against Microsoft as it will likely see Windows Mobile, and now Windows Phone, either sidelined or dropped entirely.

Tags: HP, webOS

Comments
Add comment

Your name:
Sign in with:
or
Your comment:


Enter code:

E-mail (not required)
E-mail will not be disclosed to the third party


Last news

 
The new Samsung Family Hub 4.0 refrigerator will give you a smoother interface to use
 
Google has already shown a lot of love for gothic hues
 
The company leads with an interesting prediction
 
Sensor creator AMS can detect ambient light and human proximity from behind an OLED screen
 
The RTX 2060 is priced at $349 for the Founders Edition model
 
Apple Watch uses to identify the wearer and to help authenticate Apple Pay payments
 
The next OnePlus phone will make the switch from the current UFS 2.1 to 3.0
 
Ditching the 3.5mm headphone jack has been a growing trend in the industry
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Review
The evolution of the successful smartphone, now with a waterproof body and USB Type-C
February 7, 2017 /
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S - a tablet with the Windows-keyboard
The first Windows-tablet with the 12-inch display Super AMOLED
June 7, 2016 /
Keyboards for iOS
Ten iOS keyboards review
July 18, 2015 /
Samsung E1200 Mobile Phone Review
A cheap phone with a good screen
March 8, 2015 / 4
Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card review
Good sound for those who are not satisfied with the onboard solution
September 25, 2014 / 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear: Smartwatch at High Price
The first smartwatch from Samsung - almost a smartphone with a small body
December 19, 2013 /
 
 

News Archive

 
 
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  




Poll

Do you use microSD card with your phone?
or leave your own version in comments (13)