Linked by David Adams on Tue 13th Dec 2011 02:40 UTC, submitted by Ron Miller
Editorial When HP announced it was releasing webOS to open source on Friday afternoon, it surely didn't kill it, but it left the operating system badly wounded with few prospects for success.
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Where to use WebOS...
by bert64 on Tue 13th Dec 2011 07:54 UTC
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Existing Android manufacturers and carriers want a second OS option as they fear a market dominated by Google, WebOS is a perfect fit here...

It's a mature system that's already been proven on phones and tablets.
It's based on the same Linux kernel as Android so no need to create two sets of drivers for every piece of hardware.

If properly marketed, WebOS could be very successful.

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