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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RE: What's the surprise'
by Neolander on Sat 16th Feb 2013 00:22 UTC in reply to "What's the surprise'"
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Well, I wouldn't mind it if HP built computers like they build scientist stuff.

HP calculators bring quite a lot of value for the money if you don't mind going the outsider route, and I know of few pieces of computer hardware that are as predictable, well-documented, and easy to program as the average GPIB instrument.

Edited 2013-02-16 00:27 UTC

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