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Price: $2.99

Requires: webOS 1.4.5

Version: 1.7.3

To view this app on a webOS device, you may go to the HP App Catalog on your device and search for the app by name.

Alternately, you may send yourself an email with the HP App Catalog link to this app. When you click on the link from your device, the App Catalog will display the app details and allow you to install it.

To view this App on your device, enter your webOS Profile email below and click 'Send Email'. An email with an App link will be sent to you that will allow you to view and install the App.

Be sure to click the App link in the email on your webOS device.

Available for:

Palm Pre, Palm Pre2, HP Pre3, HP TouchPad


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