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[Discuss] HP Discards Touchpad and WebOS

On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 4:09 PM, Jerry Feldman <gaf at> wrote:

> Several sources confirm that the HP Touchpad is dead. This also includes
> all WebOS devices.
> Today HP <> revealed that they would be
> announcing that it will completely discontinue operations for all webOS
> <> devices. This affects the HP
> TouchPad <> and all
> webOS handsets. This does not mean that webOS
> <> will be cancelled
> altogether and forever, though it certainly doesn?t bode well for those
> who?ve invested in the HP/webOS combination in the meantime. This comes
> after less than stellar sales on the TouchPad and a request from Best
> Buy for HP to take back all their tablets.

This is an article on HP moving towards Enterprise services and further away
from consumer desktops and products.

I believe I also saw something recently about BestBuy telling HP to take
back all of their TouchPads (not sure where though)

The ars article references the bloomberg one so I gave a link to that as

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