08-29-2011 06:22 PM
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  1. nyquistjack's Avatar
    RUINED my Touchpad! I didn't realize how frustratingly LAGGY the scrolling is in webOS until using WP7. I was poking around on my TP last night and was completely irritated by the jerkiness. I couldn't even stand reading RSS feeds on it, I went back to my phone's tiny screen.

    Dual Core 1.5 ghz processors (Overclocked mine) and it can't compete with the fluidity of my Arrive. Sigh.

    Here is to hoping they hardware accelerate the thing someday soon.
    08-26-2011 08:41 AM
  2. cdook's Avatar
    Hopefully you bought your Touchpad in the fire sale. I don't know if they'll be updating it either... I'm surprised it's laggy when it's a dual core device.

    Long live WP7! Haha
    08-26-2011 08:46 AM
  3. nyquistjack's Avatar
    Hopefully you bought your Touchpad in the fire sale. I don't know if they'll be updating it either... I'm surprised it's laggy when it's a dual core device.

    Long live WP7! Haha
    I was an early adopter...still fighting Amazon to get a refund. If I can't, I'll have to send it back :(

    It's laggy because the aren't using the GPU to draw the screen. They are supposedly working on updates still but I am definitely not going to hold my breath...
    08-26-2011 08:48 AM
  4. HeyCori's Avatar
    I agree. WebOS 3.0 is NOT ready for prime time. Especially not at the 500/600 dollar price points that it originally launched. Palm says they will continue software support. However, software updates were few and far between BEFORE HP decided to give WebOS the boot. I see software updates sticking around but not making significant leaps like going from NoDo to Mango.
    08-26-2011 08:53 AM
  5. selfcreation's Avatar
    HAHAHA duel cores LOSSES to single core... IN YOUR FACE HARDWARE COMPLAINERS!! lol

    ;)
    08-26-2011 08:55 AM
  6. pikacz's Avatar
    indeed, the smoothness of wp7 is uncomparable to anything else :)
    nyquistjack and jaded skies like this.
    08-26-2011 08:56 AM
  7. nyquistjack's Avatar
    I agree. WebOS 3.0 is NOT ready for prime time. Especially not at the 500/600 dollar price points that it originally launched. Palm says they will continue software support. However, software updates were few and far between BEFORE HP decided to give WebOS the boot. I see software updates sticking around but not making significant leaps like going from NoDo to Mango.
    Yeah, between the browser sucking total ballz and the lag, its getting extremely frustrating. It's amazing the website that don't load correctly or at all on the touchpad. Even HP's own photo service (snapfish) works in Mango but not the touchpad.

    Sigh.
    08-26-2011 09:25 AM
  8. Winterfang's Avatar
    I though webOS was really good. =/
    08-26-2011 09:42 AM
  9. 1jaxstate1's Avatar
    Your comparing a tablet to a phone? You shouldn't expect the same results from scrolling on a 3.7" screen as you do on your tablet. The zune Music and Hubs on my phone, opens faster than my Zune program on my Windows 7 laptop [dual core, 4G of RAM].

    I'll send you $99 buck for it! :)
    08-26-2011 09:44 AM
  10. nyquistjack's Avatar
    I though webOS was really good. =/
    The design and usability of the OS is great. But there has always been irritating lag, which was noticalbe when just using webOS, but compared to Wp7 it seems reeeeally bad. The browser on the Pre is quite good. I have no idea what they did on the touchpad browser. It's an unmitigated disaster in my opinion.
    08-26-2011 09:47 AM
  11. nyquistjack's Avatar
    Your comparing a tablet to a phone? You shouldn't expect the same results from scrolling on a 3.7" screen as you do on your tablet. The zune Music and Hubs on my phone, opens faster than my Zune program on my Windows 7 laptop [dual core, 4G of RAM].
    Trust me...its bad :)

    I can scroll just about anything on my computer and it doesn't stutter and jerk. In webOS it is mighty frustrating. I've never been terribly worried abuot app launch times, but jerky animation drives me bonkers, much more so after wp7
    08-26-2011 09:49 AM
  12. RumpRoast's Avatar
    Coming from a Pre+ i can definitely relate to the jerkiness of webOS. Everything else about the OS is beautiful but anything that requires scrolling turns me off so bad, especially since it was overclocked to 1.2ghz through govnah. Never understood why the Palm Pre+ didn't have hardware acceleration as the experience would be so much smoother.
    08-26-2011 10:55 AM
  13. ikkf's Avatar
    quist, how does Netflix run on the Touchpad?
    08-26-2011 12:26 PM
  14. nyquistjack's Avatar
    quist, how does Netflix run on the Touchpad?
    It's so smooth its like its not even there...that could be because its not :( :mad: :@:excl::dry

    Very frustrating. Nothing says "leave mommy and daddy alone for 5 damn minutes" than handing a 3 yr a touchpad with thomas playing.

    Very frustrating indeed. and no word yet on when and if it will be available.
    08-26-2011 01:07 PM
  15. HeyCori's Avatar
    08-26-2011 01:42 PM
  16. mmbond's Avatar
    It's so smooth its like its not even there...that could be because its not :( :mad: :@:excl::dry

    Very frustrating. Nothing says "leave mommy and daddy alone for 5 damn minutes" than handing a 3 yr a touchpad with thomas playing.

    Very frustrating indeed. and no word yet on when and if it will be available.
    i dont have the link, but supossedly your frustration is due to the hardware. a group hacked the webos software onto an ipad and it performed incredibly well.

    that said, WP rocks!
    Last edited by mmbond; 08-26-2011 at 03:25 PM.
    08-26-2011 02:19 PM
  17. ikkf's Avatar
    It's so smooth its like its not even there...that could be because its not :( :mad: :@:excl::dry

    Very frustrating. Nothing says "leave mommy and daddy alone for 5 damn minutes" than handing a 3 yr a touchpad with thomas playing.

    Very frustrating indeed. and no word yet on when and if it will be available.
    Aw shucks.. for some reason i thought they'd have it by now. I wonder if it works through the browser...?

    Figure8, looks like screwing over WebOS users is the "In" thing to do these days, by everyone.
    08-26-2011 02:39 PM
  18. ikkf's Avatar
    i dont have the link, but supossedly your frustration is do the hardware. a group hacked the webos software onto an ipad and it performed incredibly well.

    that said, WP rocks!
    Here it is: Report: HPS WebOS Ran Twice as Fast on iPad | Gadget Lab | Wired.com

    the webOS developer team was so fed up with HPs lackluster hardware that they wanted them gone.
    08-26-2011 02:44 PM
  19. cdook's Avatar
    I was an early adopter...still fighting Amazon to get a refund. If I can't, I'll have to send it back :(

    It's laggy because the aren't using the GPU to draw the screen. They are supposedly working on updates still but I am definitely not going to hold my breath...
    Hopefully you'll be able to get one. Maybe try contacting HP too. It'll be interesting to see how the Windows 8 tablets perform.
    08-26-2011 02:59 PM
  20. mmbond's Avatar
    thx ikff!
    08-26-2011 03:25 PM
  21. ikkf's Avatar
    :)
    08-26-2011 04:20 PM
  22. Cyterio's Avatar
    I also had a Pre+ that was overclocked to 1ghz and it still suffered lag when scrolling on the phone. It almost seemed like it was supposed to hesitate a second before scrolling because once it started it was smooth. It's funny once I switched to my Trophy, I was just playing around and wiping the Pre so I could sell it, man did it feel old, slow, and sluggish. This was only a few weeks after I picked up the Trophy too! webOS still holds a special place with me, but its pretty dated.
    08-26-2011 05:09 PM
  23. HeyCori's Avatar
    I've heard two things about this. One is that it's probably not true. Two is that if it did run twice as fast on the iPad it's because the drivers (wifi, bluetooth, camera, sensors, audio, etc) weren't loaded. Much like booting Windows in Safe Mode. That's the only way you're going to get twice the performance with half the RAM. The problem isn't the hardware it's the software.
    sm07 and EJNelly like this.
    08-26-2011 05:26 PM
  24. Garrett92C's Avatar
    RUINED my Touchpad! I didn't realize how frustratingly LAGGY the scrolling is in webOS until using WP7. I was poking around on my TP last night and was completely irritated by the jerkiness. I couldn't even stand reading RSS feeds on it, I went back to my phone's tiny screen.

    Dual Core 1.5 ghz processors (Overclocked mine) and it can't compete with the fluidity of my Arrive. Sigh.

    Here is to hoping they hardware accelerate the thing someday soon.
    Haha, I know exactly how you feel man... I really do love how smooth the scrolling is in WP7.
    08-26-2011 05:34 PM
  25. ikkf's Avatar
    I loved my Pixi Plus when I got it last fall, and it seemed to run fairly well until it got updated to 1.4.6. After that, it would take over 2 minutes to load Google maps, 15 seconds to load the dialer, and over 5 minutes to power on, which I had to do a lot due to frequent crashes.
    08-26-2011 05:48 PM
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