HP Releases webOS Pivot for TouchPad

Pivot will showcase a range of applications by providing customers the ability to explore based on their interests.

Hewlett-Packard announced the company's webOS Pivot, which is designed to provide users with an entertaining and informative editorial resource for discovering webOS 3.0 applications for the HP TouchPad, which launches July 1.

Designed to complement the HP webOS App Catalog, Pivot will showcase a broad range of applications -- and the developers who create them -- by providing customers the ability to explore based on their interests and lifestyles. The release is one of HP's efforts to enhance the webOS Developer Program and invest further in the success of the growing ecosystem.

"Pivot brings app discovery to a new level for customers and developers alike," said Richard Kerris, vice president of webOS worldwide developer relations, for HP. "We want our partners to experience webOS as the growing platform of opportunity, and we re investing in new ways to help market their applications on our platform."

Published on a monthly basis, Pivot is designed to broaden developer exposure and create a dynamic marketplace for the burgeoning webOS developer community. Consisting of original content by journalists and photographers affiliated with leading publications, Pivot will include visually driven editorial pieces, columns from notable guest writers sharing their perspectives on digital culture, feature stories focused on applications around specific topics, and in-depth reviews all accompanied by photos and illustrations on HP TouchPad s screen.

This article was originally published on 06-24-2011
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