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Microsoft hasn’t lost a moment capitalising on HP/WebOS

Pradeep over at wmpoweruser.com has published an email that is being sent out to the (apparent) legions of developers jumping ship from WebOS to Windows. The email is from Brandon Watson, top man at Microsoft’s Windows Phone developer relations. You have to hand it to Microsoft: They really do know what they’re doing when it […]

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Why HP killed WebOS: “No apps, no sales”

I was going to write a big post on HP and WebOS. I was working away on a ‘What now for WebOS?’ post … until I caught the news that this, too, was dead. Here’s PC World’s overview: HP’s WebOS crashes under Apple, Android Pressure. Goodness me it’s been quite a week for big movements. […]

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HP’s TouchPad hits UK by mid-July starting at £399

Here’s the press release from the team at HP: BRACKNELL, United Kingdom, June 9th, 2011 – HP today announced that the Wi-Fi version of HP TouchPad will be available in the UK from mid-July. HP’s first webOS tablet will be available in the United States, France and Germany on July 1st , with availability scheduled […]

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HP’s WebOS: 100m+ devices this year? Time to look at their platform…

First, the background. I remember being really excited by the introduction of Palm’s all new WebOS and the Palm Pre. At the time, I remember rating WebOS slightly higher than the bog-standard first edition of iOS. I remember Palm being a forced to be reckoned with. I remember when the ultra-geeks I knew were seriously […]

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HP’s new rock on the horizon – the Topaz

After the recent monstrosity that was the Slate, HP’s new attempt on the tablet market is the “Topaz”. The specs released recently (see this link) do not impress me to say the least, however there are certain interesting features. This device should have been released to the market yesterday, but instead it’s still in concept […]

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Looking towards Mobile World Congress ’09

In nearly a month from now, Mobile World Congress will be over, done and dusted, put to bed, an ex-event, acabado – finished. What are we expecting to see, what are we likely to experience, what will astound us and what will we all be talking about five weeks from now? From what we’ve already […]

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Palm unveils sleek new OS and phone

All hail the newest Smartphone on the block, the one, the only – the palm prÄ“. On first impressions the handset looks uncomfortably like the very first HTC Touch. Then its slider drops down, the keyboard is exposed and all preconceived notions and subsequent lawsuits are dropped. As expected it comes along running the new […]