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It means apps will run and html can be used. In essence, webOS can be used to create a smart TV that is more like a tablet than other current TVs, albeit with a different (non-touchscreen) UI. It also helps that webOS wasn’t just a beta OS, it was a reasonably popular OS that was thoroughly tested while on the market, and had established some level of third-party developer support. I’m curious if the community of webOS enthusiasts that is still out there will embrace this smart TV fork simply because it brings back their late, lamented OS.