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Palm Enabling webOS Apps to Interact with Universal Search, Dock Mode?

Palm enabling webOS apps to interact with Universal Search, dock mode?

When our own esteemed Paul Miller cracked the mystery that allows the Motorola Droid to behave differently when docked than when in the hand, it took some of the magic out the behavior. However, that doesn't diminish from its utility, and it's a feature that could be coming to webOS. PreCentral.net received a screenshot from a developer highlighting two new options for webOS apps: Universal Search-enabled and Dock-enabled. The first surely means that apps can provide content based on Universal Search queries, and we're going to go ahead and guess that the second enables an app to look and behave differently when docked. The question is: what's the dock? Is it just the Touchstone, or are there more docks coming? Here's to hoping.

Palm enabling webOS apps to interact with Universal Search, dock mode? originally appeared on Engadget on Thu, 12 Aug 2010 12:35:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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