HP Officially Kills the TouchPad

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  1. pbrauer

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    Over before it even really started, Hewlett Packard announced today that they are killing the TouchPad line introduced last month, along with announcing plans to exit the home computer business. Executives at HP have been authorized to examine options such as spinning off or selling outright the PC operations, even though HP currently is the world's largest manufacturer of personal home and business computers.

    Even though they have created a whole new operating system, WebOS and purchased Palm it looks as though they were just too late to the party and want to re-focus the overall company on profitability and not just market share. The end of the line includes all WebOS based handsets, phones and devices.

    So long Touchpad, we hardly knew ya!

    source - Reuters UK
     
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    Time to start buying up a bunch of tablets, huh...

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    Looks like Windows 7 along with Nokia will be joining the Has Been party as well.

    Bummer, I really wanted an Android Based Nokia.

    But DAMN that was quicker than a two rabbits........well it was quick.
     
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    I had a feeling you would chime in leeb. Kinda sucks though.

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    Yep...
    Time to put a stripped-down Ubuntu on the Superpad.


    'Its aaaalllliiiiiiiiiiivvvveeee !!!'
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    Hey do u know how to set up forums? Im new to this



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    That's sad, webos had promise....

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    Hey will you help me

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    Nice. I will PM you in a minute. Got a funny story.

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    i wonder how long before someone tries to port over the new android.
     
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