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HP to refund full-price Touchpad and Pre3 buyers

HP is coughing up cash for cheesed-off customers that bought its Touchpad or Pre3 at the full price before they were heavily discounted en route to the gadget graveyard. The folks in Palo Alto are offering to honour the difference between the initial buy price and the end-of-life price on the three fondleslabs and the smartphone …
Paul Kunert, 12 Sep 2011
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Windows Phone 8 will be 'less than explosive' - HP bigwig

HP is in no rush to accelerate its reentry into the world of smartphones: last week's launch of a certain mobile operating system by Microsoft passed without so much as a whiff of any new handy handheld hardware from Palo Alto. Smartphones and tablets remain the growth drivers for intelligent devices, outstripping demand in the …
Paul Kunert, 05 Nov 2012
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HP: webOS will still run PCs and printers

After killing off its webOS hardware division last Thursday, HP has been working to assure the world – read: webOS developers – that there's "a dance in the old dame yet". "We have opened the next chapter for webOS," developer relations headman Richard Kerris wrote in a blog post, putting a forward-looking spin on the mobile …
Rik Myslewski, 23 Aug 2011
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HP culls nearly half remaining webOS team

Hewlett-Packard continues to dismantle its webOS engineering team by handing nearly half of the remaining 600 techies their pink slips. The cuts began in September when HP's axe fell on 525 webOS employees following the decision to shutter the hardware unit that designed the now defunct TouchPad and Pre3 devices. Another 275 …
Paul Kunert, 29 Feb 2012
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HP axes up to 525 webOS hardware staff

HP is laying off up to 525 staff from its global webOS hardware biz, according to reports. The tech titan confirmed last month it is shuttering the unit that produced the ill-fated TouchPad and Pre3 devices. “As communicated on 18 August, HP will discontinue the development of webOS devices within the fourth quarter of fiscal …
Paul Kunert, 20 Sep 2011

HP reveals inaugural Palm webOS tablet

HP has unveiled a trio of new webOS devices, including a pint-sized smartphone known as the Veer, a beefier business phone dubbed the Pre3, and, yes, the first Palm tablet: the HP TouchPad. The devices are designed to work in concert, and to dovetail with myriad "cloud-based" services, consolidating your calendar appointments, …
Cade Metz, 09 Feb 2011
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iPhone 5 rumors: bigger, smaller, cloudy, keyboard-equipped

The latest round of iPhone rumors point in multiple directions at once: a larger screen, a smaller phone, a slide-out keyboard, and cloud-only operation à la Google's still-gestating Chrome OS. Let's start with that larger screen. According to a DigiTimes report on Tuesday, "upstream component suppliers" say Apple's next iPhone …
Rik Myslewski, 15 Feb 2011