Giveaway: Palm Pre 2 – Do you love webOS? Enter to win! [Update]

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It’s only been a week since we gave away an iPad and we already have another big item to give away to you, our dedicated, and probably attractive,
readers. This week we’re giving away a Palm Pre 2 and it’ll be open to all North American residents. The only catch is that the phone itself is tied to the
Rogers network – our Canadian readers shouldn’t have any issues with that. But, what does this mean if you happen to be a US citizen and win the Palm Pre 2? Well, it means that you might not be able to use it out of the box unless you perform some black magic on it. Or, you know, you could simply “unlock” the Pre 2, in the event you don’t have access to any “black magic.”
Either way, the Palm Pre 2 is a sweet phone, which you already know from our review.
Now, on to the important part. We’re giving you three ways to enter our Palm Pre 2 giveaway:
  1. Leave a comment below about why you prefer webOS over other mobile OSes (ex. iOS, Android, Blackberry).
  2. “Like” our Facebook page by clicking here.
  3. Tweet the following message – RT @IntoMobile: I’m entering to win a Palm Pre 2 because I love webOS! – http://bit.ly/fB6zK3

Each of the three entry options will grant you one entry each, and if you do all three, we’ll give you a bonus of 2 entries to our giveaway, giving you 5 chances to win!

This giveaway will last until 11:59PM PT on 1/28/2011 and a winner will be chosen the following day. Once again, this giveaway is for both U.S. and Canadian residents. Sorry, non- US and Canadian readers, we’ll make sure to include you in the next big giveaway!

[Update: Congratulations to commenter Mannyman for being chosen as our winner of the Palm Pre 2. This giveaway is now closed, but stay tuned to IntoMobile as we have more goodies planned to give away!]

  • Kris Sheresteboff

    WebOS is a pioneer in Organization.. The calendar function and contacts are far superior to any other device. The UI is polished and refined while being easy to use…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4PFKJVSV6S4FSRVWEL6QNWJSSU Rick

    WebOS is awesome cause it’s super smooth unlike Android & Blackberry.

  • Patrick

    I use webOS because it provides true multitasking and synergy of all my contacts and calendar events

  • jen gersch

    I prefer webOS over other mobile OSes because it is easier to use and I like the calendar

  • jen gersch

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  • http://www.facebook.com/greywire Aric Caley

    Synergy: being able to have all my email, calendars, etc in one place. Brilliant! Multitasking, because I’m that kinda person who’s going in 5 directions all the time. The GUI – it just makes sense to me, its intuitive unlike other systems. The keyboard, because I cant stand the virtual keyboards on small devices. Developing software is easy, you dont have to have it blessed by the company to get it on your device. I could go on..

  • Anonymous
  • Hblokblog

    I preffer the WebOS because it’s the only OS that not cost too much

  • Papilexo

    webOS is smooth and i like the Card style to go through i just didn’t like the phone how cheap it felt hopefully the new one with glass will feel better but the WebOS is smooth like silk

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1028863764 Sonya Chrisman

    I’m entering to win a Palm Pre 2 because I love webOS! – http://bit.ly/fB6zK3 I realize this is supposed to be the Tweet message too, but I’m practicing my modifying skills since I live in the U.S. and would need to modify the Palm Pre 2 if I win.

  • Trax22

    I did all three. I love me webOS. I have converted a number of individuals to webOS. They love the OS, but hate the Hardware. I fall into that same category, but I will not get any other mobile OS at all. I still have a Sprint Palm Pre from launch date and will not change unless it’s to another webOS device. Can’t wait for Feb 9th.

  • http://twitter.com/TheMarco M van Hylckama Vlieg

    WebOS is by far the best mobile OS. It has the best multitasking, it looks super slick and it’s super easy AND fun to develop applications for it. Every time I touch an iOS or Android device it just feels crippled compared to WebOS. Then there’s HP/Palm’s AWESOME support for developers including the entire homebrew scene. It’s simply unparalleled.

  • http://twitter.com/roneyii roneyii

    I love webOS!
    The cards make multi-tasking a snap!
    And Just Type on 2.0 is going to be sweet!

  • http://www.arthurthornton.net/ Arthur Thornton

    I love webOS compared to Android, iOS, and Blackberry for the superior developer community, homebrew community, and the user interface.

    I’ve done all 3 of the submission entries.

  • JN

    webOS rocks iOS, Android, Blackberry and all others because it is the only mobile OS that allows you to keep multiple apps open AND shows it with a user interface made for the human brain.

  • Thomas

    I prefer webOS over other mobile OSes because it is easier to use and multitasking is much easier.

  • pr0phet129

    WebOS integrates your life… You have to force integration with iOS and Android, adopting and enveloping into its eco-system, whereas webOS becomes integrated as a byproduct of your life and activities! Not superior, just right!

  • http://twitter.com/jayhawk2095 aaron riemer

    Love the simple elegance of WebOS. And especially the WebOS developer community! Amazing group of people. Yeah for WebOS Internals.

  • Trevor Nickerson

    I’m dedicated to webOS. The past few (read: 8) months have been trying, but I stand by the OS not because it’s what I bought but because of the inherent possibilities of the platform; of what’s under the hood. Synergy and exhibition stand to bring third-party capability into first-party aesthetics. webOS’s open nature allows consumers to tweak their devices freely, devoid of carrier and manufacturer stonewalling (hello, Moto?). Not only that but the manufacturer freely admits to taking a page from these homebrewers and incorporating suggestions into official OTA releases. If anything goes wrong for any user, they’re safe because their contacts, appointments and notes are continuously backed up to a service of their choice. Restoring the device is a free and accessible service provided by hp/palm.

    The way a user interacts with the phone is a significant draw for me as well. The best way I can qualify this is to draw a comparison between using webOS and the desktop OS(s). Having the card space allows the user to use the phone (read: computer) in ways that the jump-in, jump-out nature of iOS and Android doesn’t permit. I can’t say why specifically – it could be that since the app is open in the state it was when I left it, rather than being represented by a measly icon, I think less about navigation and more about completing the task I intended. Now that I’m in the mindset, all other operating systems seem primitive by nature.

  • http://crackberry.com/ CrackBerry Bla1ze

    I love webOS because it’s the closest thing I can get to the UI of a BlackBerry PlayBook atm. :P

  • Anonymous

    I guess my entry doesn’t count then? Bummer, I want a Pre 2!

  • Kris Venden

    webOS hands down blows all other mobile OS’s out of the water! It’s multitasking is superb and so are the notifications! Soon we’ll have flash and stacks and more. I just love it more by the day!

  • http://twitter.com/D_Summit Dave Smith

    I love WebOS’s multitasking, notifications, Synergy, Universal Search, and the fact that HP/Palm are so cooperative with the homebrew/enthusiast scene. While Apple locks everyone out to “preserve their experience”, Android is fragmented, and Blackberry is lame, Palm keeps the best user experience in-tact and universally adopted while allowing users to tweak their phones to their liking.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=694254270 Augi Vaicus

    WebOS is the most copied {iOS-multitasking, Rim-cards display, android-synergy}; I Prefer the real thing.

  • http://twitter.com/bostonphoneguy bostonphoneguy

    webOS is just an elegant UI. Too bad the application support isn’t that great compared to other platforms. The multitasking UI id neat.

  • http://twitter.com/_Susan Susan B

    No other OS is as smooth and elegant as WebOS. Nothing compares. NOTHING. It is intuitive to use, has all the apps I need and is totally customizable due to the awesomely helpful and dedicated homebrew community. Sprint keeps offering me upgrades, but I refuse. I have had mine since the first month of release. I figure I may have to go to verizon or att soon, but I will have WebOS phone. I also liked on facebook and tweeted on twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/_Susan/status/28624370591080449 Good luck to everyone. WebOS rules!!!!! Go Palm/HP!!! I’m SOOOO excited about Feb 9th!!

  • http://twitter.com/_Susan Susan B

    No other OS is as smooth and elegant as WebOS. Nothing compares. NOTHING. It is intuitive to use, has all the apps I need and is totally customizable due to the awesomely helpful and dedicated homebrew community. Sprint keeps offering me upgrades, but I refuse. I have had mine since the first month of release. I figure I may have to go to verizon or att soon, but I will have WebOS phone. I also liked on facebook and tweeted on twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/_Susan/status/28624370591080449 Good luck to everyone. WebOS rules!!!!! Go Palm/HP!!! I’m SOOOO excited about Feb 9th!!

  • Anonymous

    The webOS platform is a communication centric platform, no other platform effortlessly combines email, phone, text messages, apps, and social media. I can use one app to talk to all of my networks, or get apps for specific networks. webOS is not a silo platform it’s a beautiful #synergy of flat social graphs and UX.

  • Ddeshane

    I love webos, the multitasking is easy. Handsdown just great !!

  • Mannyman

    I love webOS compared to Android, iOS, and Blackberry for the superior user interface, developer community, and ease of using web based development tools.

    I’ve done all 3 of the submission entries.

  • http://www.knownokia.ca Simon

    webOS lets you multitask like a mofo, is why I want a Pre 2

  • Anidel

    I love my Maemo on the N900, but it’s been an year now. Time to see what competitors look alike and WebOS is a very good alternative!

  • Evrywoman

    I actually like the WebOS,

  • Anonymous

    I love webOS for it’s superior user experience and true multi tasking. It allows me to do the things I need to do daily with ease

  • Evrywoman

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  • Evrywoman

    Tweeted @evrywoman

  • http://twitter.com/alextootchie Alessandro Tucci

    I like webOS because the multitasking works very well and the UI effects are nice.

  • http://twitter.com/mamouton1 Marion Mouton

    I like webos because it has enhanced my work life as an educator. I am able to multitask and remain very productive.

  • Phlegon

    I’d be honoured to behold and hold the homeless king of mobile operating systems. so much potential so little to show for it yet. a wise man once said, I have seen fools riding on horseback and princes walking on bare foot. go Palm, go WebOS.

  • RDC

    Although WebOS is without doubt the most fun, most addicting interface to a hand held computer, the Palm Pre form factor is hands down untouchable when the hand held computer happens to be a phone.

  • Babywayne0612

    It’s really sad that more people haven’t tried webOS because they have a skewed idea of what multi tasking on a mobile device is like. Nothing feels as natural and as productive than webOS cards. Can’t wait to get it on new hardware.

  • http://www.stefanbaeurle.com Stefan B

    I use a webOS device and it’s great. I really like the true multi-tasking and ease of use. I recommended to several co-workers and they’re very happy too.

  • Laksmi Narayana dasa

    I prefer webOS over other mobile OSes because of its true multi-tasking experience, being user friendly, the use of a touchstone charging dock on my Palm Pre Plus, its developer community ie homebrew. In short, probably for all the reason why HP bought Palm!

  • Roozbeh

    I Love webOS because it has that thing to be different and better

  • John Crowe

    Palm has always had a very good user interface. They haven’t had the glitziest or the fanciest, but they have always made phones that just plain worked well. It is unfortunate that they took a while getting webOS out as it put them behind the flashy iPhone and Android got a jump on them, but I have a feeling that HP will do well with it. The tablet that is coming looks really good and HP has the resources to promote it.

    Simply put, the Pre with webOS works very well. I have seen people struggle with how to do this or that on other phones, but when the try the Pre they have no problems.

    It just works and works well……..

  • EG

    I like webOS because it has a great multitasking system with an unobtrusive notification system that is fantastic. The homebrew community is the best I’ve ever seen and I think they are a compliment to the original Palm designers.

  • Anonymous

    Why it’s better is easy: Multitasking, and easy development. Those two set webOS so far beyond the rest of the pack that it’s surprising to see larger companies lag behind.

  • http://twitter.com/codedivine Rahul

    I love webOS because of its distinguishing features such as Just Type and Synergy. It is more than just a shell to launch applications. Rather, it is a well thought architecture about what a smart OS should provide.

  • Courtney

    This bad boy is fast and sweet!!!

  • Mhaque

    Better ui

  • Mhaque

    Better ui

  • http://www.facebook.com/Hung.Dustin Harley Dustin

    WebOS is amazing despite the fact that the hard ware is not so wonderful..true multitasking..and if u did use webos, u will see how wonderful it handle all account together at a time..the UI is not so “friendly-too-much-to-become-almost-boring” like iOS/WinPhone 7, not too “simplistic-too-much-to-become-outdated-look” like BB OS, and “too-wonderful-to-become-complicated” like Android..with HP behind it now..you can be sure that WebOS will be bigger than now..beside..it also developers friendly enough but also unique that no other OS can be the same..not to mention the wonderful touchstone..with webOS 2.0..u can have a beautiful display with your WebOS device on touch stone (i’m talking about clock, photoslide, agenda view and more to come) so yeah..i love webos

  • http://twitter.com/PrdAmrican PrdAmrican

    Why do I love WebOS? Let me count the ways: 1) MultiTasking (as in the real deal) 2) Synergy – nobody does it right except Palm 3) The UI – as in it everything iOS isn’t 4) Homebrew (and the fact that you are not considered the scum of the earth for it either) 5) Ares and the SDK

    ’nuff said

  • http://michaelkwan.com Michael Kwan

    Two reasons: Just Type and the homescreen “card” swipe-to-close thing.

  • http://www.facebook.com/cornerofthemoon Gary Gee

    Web OS is the Astronaut Steve Austin of smartphones. A great phone barely alive. HP can rebuild him, make him better, faster, stronger….(Cue the Music)

  • http://twitter.com/mustali Mustali Dalal

    Native linux and multitasking are the filler features.

  • Anonymous

    Just Type is amazing and a huge time saver. webOS 2.0 also has a way to very easily add search engines to Just Type, making it that much more powerful!

    The card metaphor for managing running applications (and the new stacks feature) are hands-down the best mobile interface available.

    The Ares development environment makes it easy to develop a webOS app anywhere.

    Palm/HP’s open embrace of the homebrew community (such as via the Konami code for unlocking developer mode) is a breath of fresh air compared to some other mobile providers.

    webOS *IS* the best mobile platform out there. Stellar hardware like the Pre 2 will help deliver webOS goodness to many more people :)

  • John Hart Bfx

    WebOS is so intuitive that I now find myself trying to minimize apps on my iPad by swiping up! I also find myself wishing Synergy was on the iPad, and if rumors are true about a new WebOS tablet, then I’ll be leaving the iPad for an OS that will allow me to have true integration between my phone and tablet and PCs. February 9th can’t get here soon enough!

  • tom internet

    i want to use the same gestures on every other smartphone out there but i can’t, and that makes them all suck, compared to webos!!

    the pre2 is a bit more solid and resiliant then the pre+ and pre-, bonus!

  • http://www.facebook.com/SNYPE2K10 Josh Reynolds

    WebOS just has lower level hardware access than many other phone operating systems. Android’s programs (which are based on Java) require a lot more power to run decently, because they aren’t coded in a low level language and they are run through a Virtual Machine. JIT compiler or not Android is still slower than it should be. Apple (not-surprisingly) has made it very hard to get decent hardware access. iPhone emulators are typically slower than their WebOS equivalents. WebOS also has the BEST implementation of contact organization and multitasking on ANY phone OS.

  • http://www.facebook.com/SNYPE2K10 Josh Reynolds

    WebOS just has lower level hardware access than many other phone operating systems. Android’s programs (which are based on Java) require a lot more power to run decently, because they aren’t coded in a low level language and they are run through a Virtual Machine. JIT compiler or not Android is still slower than it should be. Apple (not-surprisingly) has made it very hard to get decent hardware access. iPhone emulators are typically slower than their WebOS equivalents. WebOS also has the BEST implementation of contact organization and multitasking on ANY phone OS.

  • Noah K.

    Webos is a superior mobile operating system because it has superb web integration and extremely intuitive gestures. Its multitasking system is unrivaled by any other competitor, and the Pre 2’s design is much more durable than any other webos device.

    Ps. My old flip phone and now I need a new one.

    Thanks!

  • Noah K.

    Webos is a superior mobile operating system because it has superb web integration and extremely intuitive gestures. Its multitasking system is unrivaled by any other competitor, and the Pre 2’s design is much more durable than any other webos device.

    Ps. My old flip phone and now I need a new one.

    Thanks!

  • http://www.facebook.com/mgosbee Mathieu Gosbee

    Multi-tasking, Html5/Css standards, homebrew! Enough said.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_MB35QCQB5SUDQDMQH54PEWTZV4 james McP

    WebOS is really the only good alternative to iOS. Android’s crippled by the carrier’s and manufacturers and WinPhone7 isn’t up to snuff yet. WebOS is the only option for smartphone that allows, nay endorses, side-loading apps, GUI and OS modifications, is a fully featured multitasking linux platform, has excellent 3D game support and gets regular OS updates.

    It just needs better hardware. The Pre- was fine 18 months ago but it was really too much load for the device (like IOS4 on an iPhone 3GS). I’ve overclocked mine to 720Mhz and added memory compression and it’s pretty spiffy. I know that a Ghz CPU and 512MB ram will make it buttery deliciousness.

  • Stephen

    I prefer WebOs because it is elegant and easy to use.

  • http://twitter.com/meirish Matthew Irish

    There are several things I like about WebOS over iOS and android – 1) I think it’s notificaiton system is superior and 2) I like how all of the programs are written in HTML/CSS/JS.

  • Chris Engelbrecht

    Multi-tasking super os. New hardware and web os is back in it.

  • Cody S

    I love how WebOS I don’t have to worry about loosing my information I save in my contacts. I can easily transfer my information to a replacement phone…hint, hint.

  • Charles Silow

    I’ve had the Palm Pixi for over a year, I love the Palm OS, it’s so easy to use and so powerful. to search anything, just start typing, no need to go through a bunch of menus. I can’t wait for the new HP Palm OS tablet to come out, I’m sure it will blow everything else out of the water with it’s simplicity and elegance!

  • Anonymous

    The reason I bought, and still have my original pre is that webos is an amazing multitasker. The gestures, combined with the cards metaphor is nothing short of amazing. Synergy, and notification system is also amazing, but the BEST thing is palm’s/hp’s support of the homebrew community.

  • Jayson biadog

    Because im a multitasking person and i like easy to use the simplest and easiest way possible.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1041640047 Don Bishop

    I love WebOs because it’s simple, elegant, and intuitive to use.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1444347204 Jim Nichols

    It looks shiny & smooth compared to my BlackBerry!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1444347204 Jim Nichols

    It looks shiny & smooth compared to my BlackBerry!

  • http://twitter.com/Azlannnn Azlan

    WebOs is way much faster then Google

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_QANU3S53LRT3UXKSVF6QVYGRUQ Rohan

    I prefer webOS simply for its notifications. Unlike iOS, notifications on webOS do not bother me when I am doing something and also don’t let me forget about them when I am done doing what I was doing because they are all there at the bottom.

  • Greg

    One word…… Synergy!

  • Lancedc

    Android rocks

  • stephen

    WebOS is cleaner and much better at multitasking.

  • http://twitter.com/whitbord James Whitbord

    WebOS Rules over iOS cause it’s EZ.

  • David Ethier

    Best multitasking, synergy, notification light, gesture area, Linux OS, threaded messaging, browser, non obtrusive notification area, top drop down menu for networking options… probably more.

  • Baracusscarab

    web os is the best platform for a smart phone and offers the best multi-tasking functions and general look & function. Apple is to controlled and Android is to basic and old school.

  • Joshkrich

    i like it better because it is faster easier and smarter

  • Anonimus

    great multitasking…i dont think i phone can match that…

  • Kline P

    I love love love this phone it is so easy to use and FAST

  • Shakeia R

    when it comes to multi-tasking and other functions webOS is the best choice

  • Shakeia R

    i like you on fb

  • Shakeia R

    i tweeted the message

  • Barbara Nolan

    Liked, followed, tweeted.
    WebOS is easier to use.

  • http://www.facebook.com/gaurav.rajasekar Gaurav Rajasekar

    Well, it’s not overly flashy the way iOS is, it isn’t broken half the time like Symbian, it doesn’t need me to work hard with the phone to achieve happiness like Android does. And I don’t quite no why, but I just don’t like Blackberries much.

    I’ve also liked your facebook page. “Gaurav Rajasekar”

    And tweeted it from @grajasekar .

    5 entries right?

  • Anonymous

    WebOS is just better. Cards for multi-tasking is #1

  • cmilette

    I prefer webOS to the alternatives because, honestly, it gets the job done. Right from unlocking the phone, you get a beautifully elegant, yet simple home screen with a quick launch bar that makes quick tasks easy to perform. Unlike iOS and AndroidOS, webOS’s home screen isn’t cluttered with the hectic chaos of scattered apps and widgets, which makes the user experience, in my opinion, more enjoyable.
    While iOS has recently updated to allow multitasking, webOS has had it since day one. Multitasking is a part of our daily lives, so why can’t our phones be able to? I believe that webOS handles multitasking more elegant than any other phone OS out there, including BlackberryOS and AndroidOS’s background processes.
    I also love being able to use universal search to look up anything or anyone (in my contacts) at the push of a button.
    Since webOS was made atop of a linux kernel, its webkit browser is phenomenal. pinching to zoom in and out is easy and intuitive, like all other parts of the OS! also, since webOS is homebrew friendly, I don’t have to root my phone like Android users do, or jailbreak like iOS users do, making personalization edge to a new level.
    The notification light and overall gesture area make excellent use of the OS and brings the entire user experience together as a whole.
    Beyond that, Synergy, which collects data from all sorts of different sources, makes shuffling through contacts, e-mails, calendars, etc. easier than ever.
    But what I really love about webOS, though, is it’s support from Palm/HP. they mend out regular OS updates and I’ve never had a problem with their customer service.
    All in all, I think webOS is the best mobile OS out there, and it has been for a while. Just know that if I were to win this contest, the prize – a.k.a. Pre 2 – would be put to excellent use, I assure you

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=503421122 Andrew Lillian

    It is not part of the all seeing eye of Google or part of the cultish following of Apple. Give me open-source any day. Plus the advantage of building hardware in conjunction with the software.

  • Racjaa

    webOS is simply better quality, user friendly, and I just like it better

  • kathy flanagan

    I FEEL IT IS EASIER FOR PHONE CHALLENGED FOLKS TO USE.
    LIKED YOU ON FB THANK YOU

  • kathy flanagan

    I feel is is easier for phone challenged people to use.
    liked you on fb and thanks

  • Anonymous

    WebOS totally rules because, among its sweet interface, it allows me to keep using my critical Palm OS apps in a modern handset by way of that awesome app named Classic. Even though its been underappreciated by some, WebOS is the irreplaceable champion for me. And my Treo 650 its kinda dying already.

  • Anonymous

    WebOS is the BEST mobile OS. True and simple to use multitasking with a slick, intuitive interface!

  • cdr

    I prefer WebOS because it has more web.

  • http://twitter.com/TyBec Tyler Becker

    WebOS is awesome cause of the multitasking.

  • Rsanchez

    Why do I prefer webOS over other platforms? Two words – “true multitasking”. I can be killing it in a 3-D game, then when I figure out a secret, launch the messaging app and tell my friend about it, then jump right back into the 3-D game, all while having Grooveshark playing in the background. That’s just the beginning of webOS multitasking.

  • http://twitter.com/Randoo812 Randy Tabert

    WebOS is just the best. Period.

  • Mrgrantt

    #1 Multi-Tasking…. Like Now I’m typing this and FacebookN… #2 Its Not an Iphone… So Sick of Iholes and there limited abilities BraggN…. #3 It Aint a Blackberry…. Crackberry Users Are Thee Worst, I’m Always like ‘Why Do You Have A Blackberry and No Job, You Know That’s Supposed to Be A Business Phone’…. #4 Not An Android I aint no Robot So I Don’t Need A Phone or Phone O.S. That’s for Robots plus I read some where they Del stuff of Peoples Phones and Control what you Can and CANT do on THEIR phone… Which Brings Up Point #5 Unlimited Possabilities B4 and Afta You Pre-Ware It…. O.K. So When and Where Do I pick up My New WebOS 2.0 Palm Pre 2 (kiddn, kinda)

  • Smnth_nicholas

    i love them cuz of the multitasking.

  • Greg

    I prefer webOS over other cellphone operating systems because it can keep up with the pace of my life. Multitasking allows me to put what I’m doing on pause to handle something else, and conveniently resume later. It’s visually stunning to the eye, and it’s intuitive which is easy on the brain. I highly recommend webOS.

  • Chris

    I prefer webOS because of its multitasking capabilities. I run numerous apps at once and need the ability to do so without the lag in between changing programs.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PDZA7GZLOVQ5A7HIE2F7CE4EUA Gene

    It’s the most elegant and intuitive OS out there. Can’t wait for the hardware to catch up to its full capabilities.

  • milan

    I think of the four OS’s mentioned, WebOS is by far the prettiest girl in the room, aesthetically speaking. Also, compared to the others, I think the multitasking is more polished and in general, brings more to the table.

  • milan

    I think of the four OS’s mentioned, WebOS is by far the prettiest girl in the room, aesthetically speaking. Also, compared to the others, I think the multitasking is more polished and in general, brings more to the table.

  • picktor

    webOS is a smart OS that’s great for multitasking. <3

  • http://twitter.com/D0li0 Ryan Fulcher

    First the obvious, WebOS beats the other mobile OSs hands down in Multitacking. It has the most intuitive and polished UI. While it may have fewer apps the apps that it has are of better quality with less garbage. Just start typing from the launcher to quickly find whatever it is you are looking for be it a contact, an app, a web page, etc… WebOS should easily scale to nearly any sized touch input device.

    Now for the not so obvious, WebOS is the most open platform with the best home-brew community. Can your smartphone do over the air overclocking kernel updates without wiping all your settings and loading some wonkie ROM and then revert back to the stock kernel a minute later? Well mine can. Can you type upupdowndownleftrightleftrightbastart and BAM you got root? No need to install a shell nor su nor hacks this nor crack that because with WebOS the “shell is included”. You can even install your favourite arm ported packages from the linux desktop/server world! Want vi, emacs, lighttpd, perl, php, make, cron, ssh, rsync, top, X11, etc, no problem because we’re running a recognizable Linux distribution under the hood. In short WebOS is a linux users paradise, In my experience Android seems neutered underneath it’s GUI as are Blackberry and iOS.

  • http://twitter.com/Teralex4 T Alexander

    I like the innovative updates, like the new Gorilla Glass screen, the upgrade in processing power, and the ability to stack cards on one screen in the new version of webOS. Awesome features. I also like the compact size, it looks really hands-on. Love to give it a try.

  • http://twitter.com/Ehpek James Anderson

    I like the WebOS and more specifically the Palm Pre 2 because the much stronger processor that will allow me to play game boy advance games my Palm Pixi could never offer. I also like WebOS better than Blackberry because it absolutely destroys it in multitasking.

  • http://twitter.com/FrederickMBW Frederick Wirtz

    I like WebOS because it allows multitasking.

  • Albert Alejandro

    …multi-tasking, ease of use, pretty UI. There’s so much more to like about it over the other mobile OSes.

  • Buddyguy81301

    Forgive me for i have sinned!!! I orginally had a palm pre and was nothing but happy with it and yet i strayed and ended up making a HUGE mistake getting the HTC EVO from day one i was disappointed with everything about it (crappy battery life, bulky, hard to get down to a science, NO TRUE MULTITASKING and worst of all i was force closing every time i picked up the dang thing) finally iv had enough of this “smart phone” that cant even keep up with me?!? i was never confused when i had the pre in the palm of my hand fit there like a glove :D now im back to the good trustworthy pre and cant wait to see what the pre 2 has in store!!

  • JP

    Multitasking…. ‘nuf said.

  • http://www.facebook.com/DCaedus Hubert John Abiera

    The multitasking for WebOS is quite remarkable along with its overall memory handling.

  • Billiondollarprincesss

    Easy to use. Multi tasking. I have done all 3 enteries!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_AEQV3VB5EZRKE2NWMWYU62F3ZA Woodside

    Multi-tasking & Synergy — how can you go wrong. This phone rocks!

  • chewonthis

    Finally hardware to go with the superb OS

  • Brenda Taggard

    i like the picture quality of the android

  • Kpark6

    Multi tasking

  • Rodney Berryman

    WebOS has Real Multi-Tasking not the iPhone’s stupid “It’s on in the background but you have to reopen it.” stuff, it’s really there just go back to the card.

  • Jason Hall

    I just love the true multi-tasking and as I currently have a Pre-minus I would welcome a new device that can multitask more than 3 items. The iPhone multitasking is very dated.

  • Jaime-Lynn

    It’s a serious multi-tasker.

  • CJ Flynt

    I love, love, LOVE my Palm Pre Plus, and am excited to see fresh offerings from Palm. My husband has an Android phone, and while it does have some neat apps that sometimes make me jealous (like Google Sky Map and the new NTN Buzztime Mobile Trivia app), it’s just nowhere near as intuitive to operate as my Palm. WebOS just makes sense! I couldn’t even manage to send an email to the right person using my husband’s phone the other day, and I’m fairly tech savvy! In contrast, when friends and family use WebOS on my Palm, their comments remind me of how shockingly intuitive and easy my very first Mac desktop felt when I upgraded from a basic DOS system back in 1993.

    Glad to see the 5 mp camera on the new Palm. I no longer carry a separate camera when traveling, and my current Palm take pretty good pics, but there are times when the 3.2 mp camera on my Palm Pre Plus is a little underwhelming (especially compared to what comparable phones are sporting). I do wish the close-up auto-focus capabilities would be improved so the Palm could handle 1D and 2D bar codes.

    I’m hoping the new Palm 2 can still be used as wireless modem; I couldn’t live without this feature!!! Anybody know if this is the case?

  • Prophetx15

    The WebOS format exceeds the ither OS formats (iOS, WindowsOS, AndroidOS, rimOS, and SymbionOS) in its ease of use, handling of APs, ability to handle multitasking, and it’s fluidity of operation. The areas it lacked in (lack of voice command, inability to use Flash, lack of digital on-screen keyboard, and processor speeds are all addressed in the WebOS 2.0 update which says two things: HP/Palm is listening to it’s customers (something many businesses fail to do today) and WebOS is moving forward to become a formidable option above and beyond other mobile OS on the market – both now and in the times to come.

  • typhoon22

    I’m entering to win a Palm Pre 2 because I love webOS!

  • typhoon22

    I like it, cuz it’s the first one I ever used. we all start somewhere

  • Ali2

    I like it better because I think it’s more user friendly.

  • Agentorange80

    Wonder if the black magic will get this working on Sprint?

  • Agentorange80

    oh, and webos is superior to iOS, Android, and RIM because it’s the only mobile OS I have ever used that is uniquely user friendly, customizable, and beautiful. All at the same time. I also love the Touchstone wireless charging.

  • http://bloguedegeek.net/ Alexandre Vallières-Lagacé

    It’s web! HTML5 and CSS3 rocks your boat like no other!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=718559333 Shifty Haque

    WebOS is the smoothest, most well thought-out, refined platform out there. iOS and Android is getting all the hype but WebOS is like the quiet, cool guy who get all the ladies. WebOS users are like Saab owners, we know something you don’t. ;)

  • http://twitter.com/jdnorthwest JD Northwest

    I like the webOS because I’ve used it for years. Don’t make an old dog learn a new trick.

    Tweeted.. http://twitter.com/jdnorthwest/status/30874834183397376

    Liked the Facebook page.

  • Manthas24

    Web OS is incredibly smooth and well thought out – of course I need it!

  • Manthas24

    I like IntoMobile on fb – user id manthas24

  • Manthas24
  • http://www.facebook.com/JohnEitel John Eitel

    I love WebOS because I can hack it if I want to and add features the original makers did not envision, all without harming the integrity of the phone. With my Pre (minus, sadly, another reason to enter the contest), if I really want to, I can run a web server and carry my website around with me in my pocket. All this without kissing Steve Jobs’s ring or giving Google even more insight into my daily goings-on. It’s easy to develop for and has a very enthusiastic homebrew community- which Palm is actually on good terms with. And don’t tell Sprint, but thanks to the homebrewers I can use my phone as a mobile hotspot without paying any extra fees, making the value proposition off-the-charts awesome. I pay less for my phone and get more out of it than anyone I know.

    Oh yeah, it does true multitasking too. Sorry, Apple, I’d like to pick and choose which programs I have open simultaneously.
    Oh yeah, the GUI wasn’t designed by a monkey on crack. Sorry, Android, you’re the ugly girl at the bar.
    Oh yeah, it also has a physical keyboard and doesn’t look like the Soviet Union’s finest industrial design. Sorry, Blackberry, even your new designs are like, ‘ugh’.

    Waiting for Feb. 9 with bated breath!

  • JANS

    I love WebOS because it’s elegantly simple and not cluttered! It’s visually more appealing, easy to navigate and the muti-tasking is unbeatable!

  • http://twitter.com/Andolamin Alan Stice

    I love webOS because it’s powerful, easy to develop for, and lets me actually see multiple applications at the same time. Multitasking is multitasking if you can’t have multiple things open at once.

  • Loconte

    the web os is great multi tasker, elegant interface and easy to use

  • http://bloguedegeek.net/ Alexandre Vallières-Lagacé

    So who’s the winner? Me? :P

  • ctrlU

    real multitasking and native apps I’ve grown up with through my palm years. WebOS rawks!

  • Jithusam

    the webos for multitasking multiple thumbs up!!!

  • Hperez03

    Web OS, Palm, HP, Rodgers, a foursome that can’t be beat

  • Vince400

    Love WebOS for the multitasking, TouchStone, Notifications…..

  • Manemmy1

    I want it because of ease of use

  • http://www.facebook.com/arnaud.tierant Arnaud Tiérant

    I prefer WebOS phones because of the professional use. The multi account manager is also a big plus.

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