Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 18th Aug 2011 19:34 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems Major bombshell, and sorry, but this certainly requires a breaking tag as well: HP has announced it is discontinuing operations for webOS devices - effective immediately. Just like that... The TouchPad and Pre 3 are dead. Eh. Raise your hands if this brings back those painful memories of that infamous 'Focus Shift'. In addition, the company also announced its intention to sell its personal computer business.
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Comment by MOS6510
by MOS6510 on Thu 18th Aug 2011 19:41 UTC
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I don't understand why they finished the HP Pre 3 and put it up for pre-order and then announce they are going to drop it. How will that clear the inventory?

Same for the Touchpad, Best Buy wants to sent them back, HP tells them to wait, releases a better version and now this.

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