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Old 08-16-2009, 11:10 AM
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porting webos & iphone rom

why hasn't anybody attempted to port over the webos from the pre and the iphone rom? they have successfully ported android and im wondering why they have not tried with the others?
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Old 08-16-2009, 11:19 AM
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Re: porting webos & iphone rom

iphone won't happen
but surprisngly there is a rumor on engadget concerning porting windows mobile on a pre...especially since the phone has been "unlocked" days after its release.

in saying that, will palm pre ever be on windows mobile? I can't say I see it in the forseeable future, but at one point we couldn't emulate palm apps on our devices and now we can...
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Old 08-16-2009, 11:38 AM
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Re: porting webos & iphone rom

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but why?
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Old 08-16-2009, 02:45 PM
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Re: porting webos & iphone rom

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but why?
The same reason Pystar filed for bankruptcy. Apple would sue the porter's *** off for copyright infringement.
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Old 08-16-2009, 02:53 PM
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Re: porting webos & iphone rom

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The same reason Pystar filed for bankruptcy. Apple would sue the porter's *** off for copyright infringement.

but in theory it could be done?
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Old 08-16-2009, 03:58 PM
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Re: porting webos & iphone rom

In theory, yes it would be possible. The iPhone 3Gs has a Samsung ARM processor running at 600MhZ, and 256MB or RAM.
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Old 08-17-2009, 11:02 AM
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Re: porting webos & iphone rom

specs are the same but would you really want to run the iphone? seriously with iphonetoday, s2u, that's all you need. You won't even tell the difference honest
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Re: porting webos & iphone rom

Honestly i'd rather have them put work into porting iphone apps to windows mobile than to have to lug arround a sweet phone with that crap-*** os.
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Re: porting webos & iphone rom

On the Windows Mobile Developer blog, this idea was recently discussed. (as a "make ready to launch WM6.5)

http://windowsteamblog.com/blogs/win...ws-mobile.aspx
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Re: porting webos & iphone rom

I despise the iPhone. Having made that clear, I'd like to have their OS ported over just to show them we can do that too. I do appreciate apple lighting a fire under the PPC companies though, without the competition I doubt we'd already be seeing PPC's with 3.6 and larger WVGA screens, or WM7.
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