Palm’s webOS Root Image Leaks Out

Kohenkatz writes “As noted in PreCentral.net’s forums, the ‘webOS Reset Doctor’ has been leaked. It includes the webOS root image. From the article: ‘Code-inclined individuals on the PreCentral forums have already cracked open the ROM and are getting an unfettered glimpse at the Palm’s new platform, which, for the layman, means it should open the doors for some crazy Pre hacking and possibly hint, by way of unfinished / unused code, at what’s to come for the platform — and, if we’re really lucky, maybe someone will be able to look at this and move us one step closer to an unlocked Pre that could jump onto Verizon’s network. Amusingly, you also get to see all the comments left by the devs in the code, guaranteeing a few good chuckles from others who can relate.'” People have already uncovered icons for MSN and AOL, as well as references to the Palm Eos, a rumored successor to the Centro line.

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Wednesday, June 10th, 2009 Uncategorized