The last of HP TouchPad WebOS – the iPad victim

Hewlett-Packard Co. on August 18 has said that it will discontinue its tablet computer, HP TouchPad, and other smartphone products based on WebOS operating system. The TouchPad was announced in February and released last month, never took off and was unable to compete with Apple’s iPad.  Apple launched the iPad in April, 2010 to redefine…

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HP’s Veer, Pre 3 and TouchPad unveiled, iPad 2 display to remain unchanged

Hewlett-Packard Co. has unveiled two smartphones and a tablet running its Palm mobile operating system on Feb. 9, 2011. A tiny, credit card size, Veer features a 2.57 inch screen, 800 megahertz Snapdragon processor, and 8 gigabytes storage. The regular size smartphone, Pre 3 has a 3.58 screen, 1.4 gigahertz Snapdragon processor and storage of…

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HP’s no-button WebOS Tablet specs surface

HP is expected to announce its webOS tablet on February 9. But, Engadget has got hold of the images and specs of the unannounced tablet. In the image, it is clear that the tablet doesn’t have button The 9-inch tablet, code-named Topaz and 7-inch, Opal will feature front-facing cameras and microUSB ports. They will also…

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HP webOS PalmPad tablet rumored to be featured in CES2011

In a latest rumor, HP may showcase it’s  webOS Palm tablet, PalmPad, in the CES2011. Fox says that HP will release three varieties of PalmPads featuring mini HDMI video output and built-in WiMAX for using Sprint’s 4G network. Fox also claims the large-screen (9.7 inch) tablet to be lighter than iPad, at 1.25 lbs and…

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Android gaining market share in expense of other mobile OS

ComScore published its quarterly mobile subscriber market share report that tracks total smart phone subscribers for the three months. The report says that 53.4 million US residents own smart phone. That was 11% increase from the previous quarter. In the report, among the top five platforms, only OS gaining the market share was Google’s Android….

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