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Open webOS Running On The Google Nexus 7

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Published on 01 January 2013 04:38 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Hardware
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The developers behind the Open webOS project have brought the mobile operating system to Google's Nexus 7 tablet.

Open webOS developers have ported the Linux operating system that was effectively abandoned by Hewlett-Packard to run on the popular Nexus 7 tablet. This webOS port comes after Ubuntu was made to run on the Nexus 7 along with Chromium OS and other Linux distributions for those not liking Google Android that ships on the tablet.

Below is a video of Open webOS in action on the Google Nexus 7 tablet, which is powered by a NVIDIA Tegra 3 SoC.


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