LG wants to take webOS beyond TVs with 'Open Source Edition'

WebOS used to power HPs long-dead Palm devices and early tablets, but since LG got a hold of it in 2013, its mostly been associated with smart TVs and refrigerators. LG is hoping to push the the platform beyond that, however, with a new release called webOS Open Source Edition. As the illustration above shows, its hoping developers will adopt it for devices like tablets, set-top boxes and (I think) robots.
Since the acquisition, LG has refined the platform significantly, and……
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