How to Increase the Font Size in the WebOS Browser

I picked up my first WebOS device last week. It’s a Palm Pixi Plus for Verizon which is being closed out for around $69 on Amazon and elsewhere. I got the Pixi mainly for testing web sites in the WebOS browser using WiFi. I activated it on PagePlus Cellular, a Verizon prepaid MVNO which only requires a $10 refill every 120 days to keep your account active. The per minute and per text rates are pretty low too although data … Continue reading

Mobile Bookmarklet Page Update and Cleanup

Most of the better mobile browsers support JavaScript bookmarklets, including Opera Mini 4.2 and 5, Mobile Internet Explorer, Palm Blazer, Opera Mobile, the iPhone, MicroB, Firefox Mobile and the latest version of Nokia Webkit on the N86 and Symbian 5th edition devices. I maintain a page at containing dozens of tested mobile bookmarklets and instructions for using them. Today I added a couple of new bookmarklets  to the page: Zap Cookies – Delete all cookies associated with the current … Continue reading

Access Linux Platform

Access held a “Developer Day” at LinuxWorld yesterday to demonstrate Access Linux Platform (ALP) and it’s associated toolset. Access is  best known for the NetFront full-web mobile browser and for purchasing PalmSource, including the Palm Garnet OS three years ago.  ALP is Access’ Linux based mobile OS which is meant to succeed Garnet as a general purpose operating system for smartphones and MIDs.  I attended several of the Developer Day sessions to see what I could find out about ALP. … Continue reading