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It's really strange that Apple is still successful with their business and their iPad2 as the hottest tablet to get. Let's hope Android does something about the monopoly Apple is holding on the tablet market.
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I'm sorry but I just can't see it being a good deal for the long run. Not with official developer support going out the window. No more updates to Facebook, Twitter, games, OS bugs, etc. I guess for $100 it would make a nice toy. But I'd much rather have a device that I know will continue to get OS updates, official third party developer support and such. I doubt HP will keep the WebOS store up and running much longer. At least not until they finally decide on what they are going to actually do with the OS.

I guess I should mention that I also had one of these HP tablets. It didn't hold a candle to Android or iOS hence the fact that it's now dead.
I just think you're giving the paid developers too much credit. The fact that something may be "official" doesn't mean that others couldn't do better. You're underestimating the community.
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It's really strange that Apple is still successful with their business and their iPad2 as the hottest tablet to get. Let's hope Android does something about the monopoly Apple is holding on the tablet market.
Ice Cream Sandwich and Tegra 3 Kal-El should be enough.
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It's really strange that Apple is still successful with their business and their iPad2 as the hottest tablet to get. Let's hope Android does something about the monopoly Apple is holding on the tablet market.
>Monopoly

That word gets thrown around WAY too much on OCN.
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I just think you're giving the paid developers too much credit. The fact that something may be "official" doesn't mean that others couldn't do better. You're underestimating the community.
Greatly underestimating. Dare I say, that I know a lot of indie developers who do a damn great job at making apps and mods that look and perform way better than official counterparts. Take a look at the creator of CyanogenMod, he's been hired by Samsung as one of their top Android devs.
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Greatly underestimating. Dare I say, that I know a lot of indie developers who do a damn great job at making apps and mods that look and perform way better than official counterparts. Take a look at the creator of CyanogenMod, he's been hired by Samsung as one of their top Android devs.
Yeah and then Apple busts out a lawsuit against them on their tablets. How cruel will Apple be until they take over the world with their 'marketing' practices?
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SOB...I was thinking of getting one of these at full price earlier this week, too bad I haven't been on this forum for a while and knew about the price drop..went to futureshop and best buy and there were all sold out.
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SOB...I was thinking of getting one of these at full price earlier this week, too bad I haven't been on this forum for a while and knew about the price drop..went to futureshop and best buy and there were all sold out.
First come, first serve and the early bird catches the worm. HP Touchpads really did trigger a firestorm with their massive price drop. Never thought people could get away buying 3 or more tablets in stores and online.
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First come, first serve and the early bird catches the worm. HP Touchpads really did trigger a firestorm with their massive price drop. Never thought people could get away buying 3 or more tablets in stores and online.
I was a big fan of Palm and webOS, I'm assuming the Pre is gonna die too?
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Shoot... Out of stock at HP's site. Let's hope some other retailers change their price soon. Going to try to pick one up, even if it can't do much.
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