HP killing the TouchPad, Pre and Veer

by Volker Weber

In addition, HP reported that it plans to announce that it will discontinue operations for webOS devices, specifically the TouchPad and webOS phones. HP will continue to explore options to optimize the value of webOS software going forward.

More >

Comments

I never owned a web os device, but I still sad that they will bw gone. I think it kept Android on it's toes.

mariano kamp, 2011-08-18 22:38

Nice waste of the 1.2 billion they paid for Palm.

Marcus Cador, 2011-08-18 23:34

When I read that HP bought Palm I knew that they would be too stupid to make it a success. But I didn't think that they wouldn't even try. Killing a device only seven weeks after initial launch is a bit early, isn't it? That's just not enough time if you have to build up a market against two strong competitors.

Thomas Gamradt, 2011-08-19 07:36

I do not understand this - how can a big company in tech like HP NOT have cards in mobile? This seems like a very short-sighted decision to me.

Hubert Stettner, 2011-08-19 07:59

Maybe HP was paid by the competition to kill webOS? ;) I was thinking about to buy a TouchPad but now i don't need to think about it anymore. It's sad...

Christian Tennigkeit, 2011-08-19 21:01

Recent comments

Ray Bilyk on Confession time at 17:35
Mike McPoyle on Confession time at 15:32
Volker Weber on Confession time at 14:42
Jesper Kiaer on Confession time at 14:00
Jeroen J.V Lebon on Who is going to buy MobileIron? at 12:51
Jeroen J.V Lebon on Who is going to buy MobileIron? at 12:50
Kieren Johnson on Confession time at 11:45
Andrew Magerman on Confession time at 11:09
Nick Daisley on Confession time at 09:51
Ingo Seifert on Confession time at 09:48
Gerhard Poul on Confession time at 09:25
Darren Adams on Confession time at 01:36
Hubert Stettner on Confession time at 23:26
Volker Weber on Confession time at 22:36
Thomas Lang on Confession time at 22:28
Ingo Seifert on Belkin QODE Thin Keyboard at 21:51
Volker Weber on Plantronics Voyager Edge at 20:17
John Head on Plantronics Voyager Edge at 17:43
Dirk Bartkowiak on Belkin QODE Thin Keyboard at 15:39
Volker Weber on Belkin QODE Thin Keyboard at 15:04
Karl Heindel on Belkin QODE Thin Keyboard at 14:12
Volker Weber on Belkin QODE Thin Keyboard at 13:33
Harald Gaerttner on Belkin QODE Thin Keyboard at 13:30
Samuel Orsenne on Subtle differences at 13:14
Robert Jeschonnek on Plantronics Voyager Edge at 08:54

Ceci n'est pas un blog

vowe.net is a personal website published by Volker Weber a.k.a. vowe. I am an author, consultant and systems architect based in Darmstadt, Germany.

rss Click here to subscribe

Hello

About me
Contact
Publications
Certificates
Amazon Wish List
Frequently Asked Questions
Follow @vowe on Twitter

Local time is 23:29

visitors.gif

Tip jar

Archives

As most of my articles roll off the front page rather quickly, I am making an archive of previous posts available here. You can also use the handy search box at the top of the page if you are looking for something particular.

Last 30 days
More archives

Mobile tag for this page

© 1992-2014 Volker Weber.
All Rights Reserved.

Impressum