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HP has officially killed webOS. Offed it with two dinky sentences in a dinky little press release. It's sad, sure. But what about everyone who bought the $500 (then $450, then $400) hunk of now-scrap metal that's called TouchPad?

Now that HP is abandoning webOS product, they've effectively rendered TouchPad useless. Developers won't build apps for it any more than they would for MS-DOS. There will be no firmware updates, no bug fixes. It's a product trapped in time, exiled to the Phantom Zone. It had more than its share of problems. Now, it'll have them forever.
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this was expected :/
i hope people can get some money back!
    
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They need to stop making tablets at all. I don't know why people buy $600 apple Ipads for just those dumb little apps.
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OUCH, shoulda gone with an IPAD
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They need to stop making tablets at all. I don't know why people buy $600 apple Ipads for just those dumb little apps.
Your ignorance of marketing strategy is astounding.

It doesn't matter that some people think it's dumb. The point is that tablets sell big! Apple is making a king's ransom off of these things. There is no way in God's Green Earth that they would stop making something that is profiting them tremendously....

If you were trolling, then I fell for it. If not, then....wow.
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OUCH, shoulda gone with an IPAD
or just bought a notebook and not that worthless piece of trash
    
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post #6 of 51
Very impressive move.
Even a kid would have figured out that a single product against 600 others won't sell much.
Even if you lower the price, which means you can cut your margin, don't you think others have a margin too ?

Hell I don't know what they were thinking :
12yo Xbox live kid - WE SURE WIL BEAT THE IPAD WITH THIS *EVILLAUGH*

At least innovate like asus and their transformer serie, don't just release the same exact crap as your competitor with a crappy OS on it.
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They need to stop making tablets at all. I don't know why people buy $600 apple Ipads for just those dumb little apps.
I love my Asus Transformer. It does everything I need it to do when I am away from home and it is easier to pack and carry than my laptop. Battery last longer and it doesn't get as hot either.
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That sucks.. a lot.

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God's Green Earth
It's more blue ish.
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should just released it in android
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That sucks.. a lot.



It's more blue ish.

Nah, none of those color, Earth is Brown
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