Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 28th Sep 2012 23:06 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "Today is a great day for Open webOS. We have completed our initial roadmap and are releasing Open webOS 1.0 on schedule, as promised." The only use they mention in a video of WebOS running on a TouchSmart? Hotel kiosks. Sigh.
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RE: kiosks
by Laurence on Sun 30th Sep 2012 09:09 UTC in reply to "kiosks"
Laurence
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Come on guys, hotel kiosk was just an example for it's commercial potential and a bit of HP marketing "can integrate with our cloud services".
Those WebOS dev's has to be paid.
The devs are going to get paid regardless; this is HP, not some small start up. But I think you've missed the point of the discontent anyway.

Hotels kiosk is a pretty bad example as it's a niche market and one they didn't even demonstrate any potential for anyway.

Thus what people are moaning about is how badly HP have sold webOS in that video. An advert like this is likely to make it harder to market webOS and thus harder for HP to justify their webOS division.

So really, we want the same end goal you're talking about: a successful commercial product.

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