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App Tuckerbox - Version: 0.8.0 (5 Dezember 2011)


App Tuckerbox is a homebrew app that allows you to register your device for direct access to information gathered from HP App Catalog, Web and Beta Feeds.

Key features

  1. Access to the official Feeds (palm-catalog, palm-beta, palm-web)
  2. Install Pakages without geo restriction
  3. Install Pakages on all webOS devices (without compatibility)
  4. Install your purchased Apps on all of your devices
  5. Show the changelog of App Catalog Apps


AppTuckerbox is currently in a closed beta status.


Register Process

To register a device a highly encrypted message is sent to a secure server containing your email address, your device id number and your profile authorization token. Your profile password and credit card is not sent to the server. Your informations are protected using a industry standard RSA encryption algorithm with a military-grade 4096 bit key.

A secured verification process running on the App Tuckerbox servers temporarily decrypts your stored encrypted info to verify your account status and add the information about your accessible apps to the AppTuckerbox feeds.

Access the Feeds

After a valid registration App Tuckerbox configures the Preware (version 1.9.4 or higher) feeds to access the palm-catalog, palm-beta and palm-web feeds. The feeds are now available within the feed manager. The feeds can be enabled and disabled like all other feeds within Preware.

Apps in Preware

The applications from this feeds can now be installed like other pakages in Preware. You have access to all free apps in this feed regardless for which country carrier or device is is developed. You can also your already paid apps to all of your devices (also TouchPad apps to your Phones).

You can configure Preware is a way that it shows you all available Apps regardless of device compatibility. When you try to install an app that is not designed for your device an disclaimer message is shown, which you have to accept.

Operation notes


App Tuckerbox does not allow you to purchase Apps. Purchasing and billing is only the business of HP. This is not a missing feature, it is intentional.


No known bugs.


  • the server check the api version and show a message if you need to reregister
  • second beta release.
  • first beta release.