Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 14th Feb 2013 22:44 UTC, submitted by twitterfire
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "Having failed to carve out a place for itself in the post-PC era, Hewlett-Packard is now taking drastic measures - by adopting Google's Android operating system to run a series of upcoming mobile devices. It's a bit of a Hail Mary pass for HP, which has fallen years behind its rivals in the mobile space. It's also a big win for Google, which adds another powerful partner to the Android ecosystem." Ugh.
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Android was their original plan
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Thu 14th Feb 2013 23:56 UTC
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HP sold some printers with detachable Android tablets, before they bought palm.

http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2010/09/20/hps-first-and-last-android-t...

They also were working on android as an alternative to Webos on the touchpad.

http://phandroid.com/2011/08/22/android-2-2-found-pre-installed-on-...

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