Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 22nd Aug 2011 21:19 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Last week, HP killed its webOS devices unit. Over the weekend, the company slashed the prices on the TouchPad. The result? The TouchPad sold out completely in a matter of hours. This confirms what I've been hearing from friends and family: "I'd love a tablet, but I'm not paying laptop money for one."
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massive userbase
by project_2501 on Mon 22nd Aug 2011 22:15 UTC
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... and now HP's Touchpad with WebOS has a massive userbase. Great strategy HP - well done! I knew all along they weren't that stupid - they loss led on the end user device, to then make money on the apps and ecosystem.

Pure genius!

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