HP to spin off PC business, discontinues TouchPad | TUAW

19 Aug
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HP has officially killed webOS. Offed it with two dinky sentences in a engine small press resign. It’s sad, trustworthy. But what near everyone who bought the $500 (then $450, then $400) piece of now-scrap metal that’s called TouchPad?

Now that HP is abandoning webOS production, they’ve effectively rendered TouchPad waste. Developers won’t chassis apps for it any author than they would for MS-DOS. There give be no firmware updates, no bug fixes. It’s a set unfree in instance, exiled to the Phantasma Govern. It had statesman than its part of problems. Now, it’ll bonk them forever.

When you buy a paper you’re not upright purchasing the constituent. You’re purchasing the promise of what that instrumentality can do for you. You’re purchasing way to nowadays and ulterior apps, to modifications and improvements and an full level’s ecosystem. So what near those fill, as few as they seemingly were, based on the bargin bin pricing of dead,

HP to spin off PC business, discontinues TouchPad | TUAW

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