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[5]: Interesting experiment
by Tony Swash on Tue 23rd Aug 2011 16:50 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Interesting experiment"
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And iPod sales have been declining for several years.

Which doesn't really impact Apple as iPods now account for only 5% of Apple's revenue. The iPod will finally be superseded by another Apple device.

And of course the iPhone and iPad both have iPods built in, I stopped using my iPod when I got an iPhone which is now my iPod.

Meanwhile Apple mostly sells iPod Touch's which are a convenient and popular introduction to the world of iOS devices - it's particularly popular gift for kids and means that when they get their iPhone or iPad they already know how operate iOS devices.

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