August 18th, 2011

Updated: HP to Ditch the PC Business

Updated 3PM Pacific Time. Hewlett Packard announced Thursday in an earning call that they are planning on exiting the PC market and scrapping the recently acquired webOS smartphone and tablet business in order to focus on enterprise level software and services. In 2005 I.B.M conducted a similar play as to what HP is planning, spinning [...]

June 10th, 2011

HP Touchpad Launching July 1

On Thursday June 9, HP announced that their new tablet, the HP TouchPad, will be released on July 1. The Canadian release date of the device is not yet confirmed, with HP only stating that it will be available here in “mid July”. The HP TouchPad is powered by webOS, which HP acquired from Palm [...]

June 2nd, 2011

webOS Powered HP Touchpad Makes an Appearence at Computex

HP has been aggressively promoting their webOS operating system, a competitor to Google’s Chrome OS/Android and the tablet version of Windows 8, so it was rather expected it would have a “surprise” appearance on their new tablet at Computex in Taipei. Originally, webOS began as the successor to Palm OS and was demonstrated by Palm [...]