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I Want to Love Honeycomb But…

… I’m waiting for HP’s TouchPad.

Why? I brought it up in the podcast but this is the first tablet I’ve been excited about since the original iPad. HP seems to have a solid design and webOS looks like it will make a great transition into the tablet space. I was excited about the original Palm Pre when it was released in 2008 and was surprised it didn’t take off after launch. The reason it didn’t was easy, developers had literally no access to make apps for the device and because of this, Palm suffered, went bankrupt, and was acquired by HP. HP was going to release a Windows 7 tablet last year affectionately dubbed the “Slate” but never took it to the consumer market (only enterprise customers) because they realized that Windows 7 was not a proper OS to run on a tablet. With the acquisition of Palm last year everyone knew HP had big plans for webOS and finally, on February 9th this year the world got to see what those plans were. (more…)

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