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Doug Reeder

webOS. It had multitasking, global search, worked with many backend services and a host of smaller features that took a decade to reach other mobile operating systems. But its apps were JavaScript, before HTML5 and PWAs made web apps low friction. And the market for smartphones is brutal. theverge.com/2012/6/5/3062611/palm...