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."
Thread beginning with comment 486467
To view parent comment, click here.
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE[4]: Interesting experiment
by Tony Swash on Tue 23rd Aug 2011 16:44 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Interesting experiment"
Tony Swash
Member since:
2009-08-22

"There was never a music player market, just an iPod market and lots of unimportant, low volume, low profit fast forgotten junk music players.


I'm guessing that's a typo, because otherwise you're suggesting that cassette and CD walkmans didn't happen. Even assuming you're talking mp3 exclusively, try Japan: http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-10344536-1.html
"


Don't be pedantic and obtuse - we are of course asking about digital music - duh!

In the digital music player and retailing business Apple crushed the opposition and nobody and no device dented Apple's dominance

Reply Parent Score: 2