Don’t Buy a HP TouchPad, Pre or Veer — No Matter How Cheap

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The shot heard ’round the tablet world today came from HP, at least for this week, as they ceased production of WebOS devices entirely. As a result you may begin to see steep discounts on the many WebOS devices already in stores as they try to unload a dead product. Don’t be fooled. Do not buy an […]

HP Expects to Detail Pre 3 U.S. Release Soon

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The HP Pre 3 was announced alongside the HP TouchPad in February. And while the HP TouchPad has launched, and done so disastrously, the Pre 3 has yet to hit shelves in the United States. That fact has led many to wonder whether the device would ever launch at all. HP has attempted to clear […]

Consumers Aren’t Touching HP’s TouchPad

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Sales figures at big box retailers like Best Buy, Walmart, and Fry’s Electronics suggest that the TouchPad is lagging behind HP’s and retail expectations for the debut webOS tablets. The situation is so bad that retailers are now asking Hewlett Packard, which had acquired webOS from its Palm buyout, to take back inventory of the […]

HP Pre 3 Support Page Goes Live on Carrier Orange

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UK wireless carrier Orange has posted the support pages for the HP Pre 3, a webOS smartphone that was initially unveiled in February alongside the HP Veer 4G and the HP TouchPad. It’s unclear what the delay is that’s holding back the third-generation Pre from launching, but whatever the case it appears that a launch […]

Motorola Open to Making Windows Phones

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It appears that Nokia, Samsung, HTC, and others might have competition beyond Android at some point in the future as Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha has confirmed that his company has interest in developing phones with Microsoft’s Windows Phone OS on board if the right situation presents itself. In comments made today at the Oppenheimer Technology […]

HP TouchPad Gets Affordable $100 Discount This Weekend Only

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This weekend–and this weekend only–if buy the webOS-enabled HP TouchPad direct from HP, you will get a $100 discount on the slate. Between August 5th through Augsust 7th, the base 16 GB WiFi-only 10-inch TouchPad will now cost $399, or $100 less than the base price for Apple’s comparable 16 GB WiFi-only iPad 2. In […]

Is the HP Pre 3 DOA?

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“He’ll explain, he says, how “all the pieces of HP come together in a coherent way, and why each part is so important. And gone will be the days when HP announces a product to great fanfare, and then nothing happens because the product will not hit the shelves until many months later when the […]

HP TouchPad Price Already Falls at Amazon, Best Buy

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The webOS-powered HP TouchPad has been out for less than two weeks and already we are seeing the tablet drop in price at both Amazon and Best Buy. Amazon has slashed the price of the 16GB by $10 dropping it to $489.99 and slashing the price of the larger 32GB to $572.65. As for Best […]

HP Pre 3 Not Launching on Sprint?

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We hate leaving you on a downer going into the weekend but that’s the way it’s going to have to be. According to ThisIsMyNext, the HP Pre 3 that we saw unveiled back in February will not be headed to Sprint. Now, this shouldn’t be too shocking if you’ve been following with the HP Pre […]

HP TouchPad Review and Video Roundup

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The HP TouchPad is a new Tablet from HP which runs the Palm WebOS software that HP hopes will deliver a solid iPad alternative. The first HP TouchPad reviews have gone live and according to early reviewers, while the TouchPad is able to nail some things, the total package isn’t ready to take on the […]

HP Hints Windows 8 Tablets, Rejects Android

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The owner of webOS announced in an interview that it was still open to the possibility of a tablet running Microsoft’s next-generation Windows 8 platform, though HP is firmly rejecting any notion of a tablet running the rival Android mobile operating system as it has its own in-house webOS platform, which it had acquired with […]

HP Pre 3 Hitting AT&T and Verizon in July with Skype Integration?

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While all the hoopla this summer has been about the iPhone 5, HTC EVO 3D, the Motorola Droid Bionic, the HTC Sensation 4G, and others, there is another phone that is going to be headed our way with an operating system not called iOS or Android. Or Windows Phone 7 for that matter. Yes, you […]

UK Online Retailer Tips HP Pre 3 Launching July 8

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The HP Pre 3, unveiled alongside the company’s TouchPad tablet at the webOS Think Beyond event in February, may be shipping July 8th according to UK retailer Play.com for the price of £349.99. That price would give you the most current edition of HP’s webOS 2.2 smartphone that’s unlocked and contract-free. The Pre 3 offers incremental […]

HP Preparing for NFC Digital Wallets with webOS Smartphones, Tablets

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In a bid to rival Google and Android, Hewlett-Packard may be readying some webOS devices with built-in near field communications (NFC) technologies that would enable its smartphones and tablets to be used as digital wallets. HP’s venture into the NFC world would utilize the technology not only as a point of payment mechanism, but would […]

What is HP’s New webOS Pivot?

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A recent trademark application filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office was discovered revealing a new webOS Pivot mark, though not much information is known about Pivot at this time. According to the USPTO filing description, webOS Pivot is for goods and services, and is for: “Retail store services featuring computer software provided via […]

HP TouchPad Launching July 1, AT&T TouchPad Coming Soon

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WebOS is finally coming to the tablet on July 1st when the HP TouchPad will go on sale in the U.S. for $499 for a 16GB model and $599 for a 32GB model. If you don’t want to wait for the release date to pay, you can preorder a TouchPad on June 19th, but you […]

HP Pulls an Apple: Gives TouchPad to Sales Team to Sell More TouchPad

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HP may be taking a page from Apple’s playbook by doling out TouchPads to its sales team for use, which would hopefully showcase webOS’s features to enterprise IT customers who may want to buy those tablets and deploy them in their own organizations. The TouchPad will be used by HP’s own sales team to communicate […]

Developer Log Reveals webOS Netbook, Keyboard-Less Phone?

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A webOS developer has noticed two un-announced and un-named devices pop up in his developer log files using the webOS operating system from HP, which had acquired Palm. The first device utilizes the same 1,024 X 768 screen that’s been announced for the HP TouchPad tablet, but will also come with a non-sliding keyboard. Though […]

HP TouchPad Coming Soon to Best Buy

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Right now, it’s unclear how long this teaser page for the HP TouchPad has been up for, but this is the first we’ve seen of it and so it might be the first time many of you have seen it as well. In any event, HP’s upcoming tablet device has appeared over on Best Buy’s […]