TouchPad Angry Bird Fans Now Have a Way to Import Their Game Data


Well, if you’re a HP TouchPad owner and an Angry Birds player on a webOS phone,  it looks like you don’t have to start slinging birds at pigs from scratch. Thanks to the Homebrew Community for webOS there’s a process to transfer your game data between the two devices. You need to jump through some […]

Five Reasons to Avoid the HP TouchPad


I’m a few days into testing out the HP TouchPad and it has its pluses and minuses. This post lists some reasons that I would avoid making a purchase at this point and is meant to accompany a post that will follow with some reasons why you might want to think about making this your […]

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


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 […]

Working Demo Units of HP webOS TouchPad Already Displayed at Retailers


If you’re itching to get some hands-on time with HP‘s first webOS tablet, the TouchPad, prior to the device’s July 1st availability, you can do so as a number of retailers have now installed working demo and display units. According to PreCentral, several Walmart and Best Buy locations have been spotted as to installing display […]

HP TouchPad Now Available for Pre-Order

HP TouchPad

It’s been a long time since HP debuted its webOS tablet, the HP TouchPad, at its event in San Francisco but we are slowly but surely getting closer to its July 1st launch date where it will hit shelves across the U.S. nationwide.And if you just can’t wait until July 1st to nab this thing, […]

Trouble in Tablet Land?

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The Boy Genius Report is linking to a DigiTimes report that some handset vendors and ODMs are backing away from the supposedly burgeoning Tablet market and seeking some shelter by focusing on the 4 and 5 inch handset market. Honeycomb 3.1 is starting to roll out and some reviewers are finding news ways to say […]

HP Expanding webOS TouchPad Franchise with More Trademark Filings?


Hewlett-Packard may be looking to expand its webOS-empowered TouchPad tablet line with additional models. A recent trademark filing with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office reveals additional names of potential products all with the TouchPad mark, including TouchPadFlex, TouchPadPro, TouchPadTwin, TouchPadGeo, TouchPad7, and TouchPadGo. Though there are no details for what these products may be, […]

HP Releases TouchPad Demo Videos Ahead of Tablet Launch


Now that HP has announced when the TouchPad will launch for consumer availability, along with pricing and an extensive demo at Computex by partner SanDisk, the company has released some formal demo videos on some features of its first webOS-empowered tablet. The four new videos released by the company shows off the HP Synergy engine, […]

Pricey TouchPad Accessories Revealed


HP is revealing pricing information for its TouchPad accessories, including a Bluetooth keyboard, wall charger, case and Touchstone charging dock. The company also revealed that the final build of the TouchPad won’t have a special gesture area surrounding the screen, as does the original Palm Pre and the competing Research in Motion BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, […]

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

HP TouchPad Launches July 1

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 […]

Amazon Hints at HP TouchPad’s Release Date

Amazon ad confirms HP TouchPad release date

Rumors are swirling around the release date of the HP TouchPad, the company’s first webOS tablet, as HP has still yet to confirm the launch date. However, a search on Amazon reveals an advertisement for the tablet, saying that “HP will release the sleek and sophisticated webOS-empowered TouchPad on July 17th, 2011. Recently, displays and […]

HP TouchPad Displays Start Appearing at Best Buy, Walmart


Prior to the launch of the webOS TouchPad, we’re beginning to see HP reserving floor and shelf space for its tablets at retailers. A price sticker was seen at a local Walmart showing that the TouchPad will retail for $599 when it becomes available for sale. At Best Buy, we’re seeing a minimalist white display […]

HP TouchPad Gets Demoed at Computex (Video)

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HP has still yet to give us anything substantial on the HP TouchPad, its webOS tablet device that it announced back in February. Lucky for us, SanDisk was more than willing to show off the new device giving a detailed video tour of the tablet at this year’s Computex conference in Taipei. The video touches […]

HP TouchPad Coming in June to WalMart, OfficeMax in July, and with 3G, 4G


There’s a lot of news, or rather leaks, on the webOS front with HP’s debut consumer tablet since the computer giant had acquired Palm. The company’s webOS TouchPad tablet is expected to launch in June at WalMart while office retailer OfficeMax will be selling the tablet in July, according to the latest leaked computer screenshots […]

HP Says TouchPad Will Be ‘Number One Plus’


HP has big hopes for its “coming this summer” TouchPad. HP Exec Eric Cador is so stoked that he proclaimed: In the PC world, with fewer ways of differentiating HP’s products from our competitors, we became number one; in the tablet world we’re going to become better than number one. We call it number one […]

HP TouchPad Tablet to Retail for $599 at Walmart?


A leaked screenshot of the Walmart inventory system shows that the 32 GB model of HP’s webOS TouchPad tablet will retail for $599 when it launches. The system also lists other TouchPad accessories, including the tablet-specific inductive charging Touchstone dock for $79.88, a Bluetooth keyboard for $69.88, and a TouchPad case for $49.88. The TouchPad […]