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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RE[2]: Interesting experiment
by Tony Swash on Mon 22nd Aug 2011 23:16 UTC in reply to "RE: Interesting experiment"
Tony Swash
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Let me guess, and there was also only iPod market?...


That's correct. If I remember rightly once the iPod took off we were promised an iPod killer pretty much every other month. None succeeded. The iPod's market domination only ended when it was superseded by a new Apple device the iPhone. iPod Touch sales are still very healthy (and are a very useful entry level device to those new to the iOS world). There was never a music player market, just an iPod market and lots of unimportant, low volume, low profit fast forgotten junk music players.

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