HP TouchPad archive

  • 7-inch HP TouchPad Go appears, hints at what could have been
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    7-inch HP TouchPad Go appears, hints at what could have been

    By 19 September 2011

    The HP TouchPad had a little brother that could have been the TouchPad Go, although it never quite found its way to market.  The 7-inch screen of the tablet remained hidden from view for months, occasionally exciting us with a rumour and then returning...

  • Best HP TouchPad accessories
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    Best HP TouchPad accessories

    By 9 September 2011

    So you picked up a HP TouchPad. Big whoop. Just because we didn't manage to grab one in the £89 fire sale doesn't mean we aren't jealous. Not one bit. Okay, so maybe we grabbed one, but we wanted more. Greed aside, we've been having a good play with...

  • HP TouchPad fire-sale set to continue with one more batch coming
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    HP TouchPad fire-sale set to continue with one more batch coming

    By 7 September 2011

    If you thought that the HP TouchPad fire-sale was over, then think again as the company has confirmed that one more batch of the webOS-powered tablet will go into production. And, although HP's Mark Budgell doesn't state how many units will be made in...

  • OTA update en route for HP TouchPad
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    OTA update en route for HP TouchPad

    By 30 August 2011

    The TouchPad story bonanza continues, this time with the news that the tablet will benefit from an over the air update that brings with it new functionality.  Following the recent £89 TouchPad fire sale, HP is reporting huge activation spikes and up...

  • 10 alternative uses for an £89 HP TouchPad
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    10 alternative uses for an £89 HP TouchPad

    By 29 August 2011

    When HP announced it was abandoning webOS and the price of the HP TouchPad plummeted in some stores to the ridiculously generous £89, it caused such a frenzied rush to nab one that few stopped to think about what they'd do with it when it arrived. After...

  • 10 essential HP TouchPad apps
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    10 essential HP TouchPad apps

    By 24 August 2011

    “£89,” was all that flashed before your eyes and, like rising from some murky hangover, you’ve woken up this morning lying next to an HP TouchPad tablet PC. It’s ok. This is a good thing. And don’t let the relatively small HP App Catalogue...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #52
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #52

    By 23 August 2011

    New editor of reviews Ian Morris joins Rik and Stu on the podcast for the very first time, and his arrival coincides with a slight change in format. The Linters look at HP's webOS woes, and the subsequent fire sale on TouchPads and Pre3s. Plus, they discuss...

  • HP TouchPad UK price drops to £89
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    HP TouchPad UK price drops to £89

    By 22 August 2011

    HP has dropped the price of its HP TouchPad in the UK, following a $99 fire sale in the US that saw stock instantly fly of the shelves.  HP has yet to confirm the price drop themselves, however that hasn't stopped Dixons Store Group, that operates Currys...

  • HP on webOS: It is not dead yet
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    HP on webOS: It is not dead yet

    By 22 August 2011

    If you’ve been following the tech news you’ll know that HP has recently killed a number of smartphones, including the TouchPad, Pre and Veer, that it has only recently launched around the world.  For many, that news meant that webOS was being killed...

  • HP dumps webOS: Industry reaction
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    HP dumps webOS: Industry reaction

    By 19 August 2011

    In the second shock news story of the week, HP has announced that it will be ditching its webOS devices, including the recently launched HP TouchPad and the Pre3. The news comes hot of the heels of Google's recent announcement about its acquisition of...

  • HP webOS ran twice as fast on iPad 2
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    HP webOS ran twice as fast on iPad 2

    By 19 August 2011

    The HP TouchPad never really stood a chance if murmurs emerging from the webOS locker rooms prove to be true. TheNextWeb is reporting that HP's own web engineers were using an iPad 2 (using web based apps) to test the functions of webOS, as the TouchPad...

  • HP dumps webOS: TouchPad and Pre ditched
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    HP dumps webOS: TouchPad and Pre ditched

    By 18 August 2011

    HP has quietly revealed that it plans to abandon its webOS devices: most recently we’ve seen the HP TouchPad; the Pre3 has only just landed on our doorstep, but this looks like the end of the line for both. The statement, nestled innocuously in the...

  • Nippier white 64GB HP TouchPad makes an appearance
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    Nippier white 64GB HP TouchPad makes an appearance

    By 18 August 2011

    Only the most uber of gadgetry deserves to be allowed the chance to make an appearance in white form and this new TouchPad is no exception, boasting no less than 64GB of internal memory and a snappy 1.5GHz dual-core processor. HP revealed the new incarnation...

  • HP TouchPad Go 7-inch version touted
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    HP TouchPad Go 7-inch version touted

    By 11 August 2011

    In need of a barrage of HP TouchPad news? Well, come on in, you've come to the right place as we've a trio of webOS-based newsage to share. First up, most excitingly, is the news that a 7-inch version of the Palm-powered tab could be coming our way. It...

  • 1.5GHz HP TouchPad 4G unleashed
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    1.5GHz HP TouchPad 4G unleashed

    By 13 July 2011

    HP has announced the arrival of the HP TouchPad 4G, a suped-up version of the original packing a punchier processor and 4G connectivity via AT&T. The HP TouchPad was released earlier this month in the US (it hits UK shops on 15 July) to much fanfare and...

  • Read all about it....Guardian edition for Kindle goes to press
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    Read all about it....Guardian edition for Kindle goes to press

    By 11 July 2011

    The Guardian and its Sunday sibling The Observer are now available on the Amazon Kindle in ereader form - joining the like of The Times, The Daily Mail and The Financial Times. Launching with a two week free trial option, the app "contains all your favourite...

  • VIDEO: HP Russells up Brand identity for TouchPad
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    VIDEO: HP Russells up Brand identity for TouchPad

    By 1 July 2011

    Controversial British comedian and movie star Russell Brand has been chosen to be the face of the HP TouchPad in a rib-tickling video advert. Brand, who was famously slated by the UK press for his part in the Sachs-gate scandle is 2008, takes us through...

  • HP TouchPad: Available in UK 15 July
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    HP TouchPad: Available in UK 15 July

    By 30 June 2011

    The HP TouchPad is set to hit UK shops on 15 July. The launch date comes as HP also announced that the webOS tab is launching in the UK with "some exciting, exclusive content from partners".  These include The Guardian, LastFM, Warner Bros and Sky News...

  • HP TouchPad review
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    HP TouchPad review

    By 30 June 2011

    For many, separating the HP TouchPad from it’s webOS Palm origins will be difficult. It picks up many of the nicer features of the Pre phones, including the Touchstone wireless charging option, and of course an operating system that offers the sort...

  • HP's Pivot, the magazine-style app browser for TouchPad
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    HP's Pivot, the magazine-style app browser for TouchPad

    By 23 June 2011

    HP plans on building the WebOS developer community with a curated carousel of applications the company thinks do justice to the new tablet.   The idea is that TouchPad users can find new interesting applications to download from what will be initially...

  • HP TouchPad gets UK price and release date
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    HP TouchPad gets UK price and release date

    By 9 June 2011

    HP's 9.7 inch screen touting TouchPad is set to hit UK shelves in mid-July, the company has announced.  Packing what looks to be an almost entirely new version of WebOS, HP has a lot set on the TouchPad, which they are hoping will bring the ex-Palm technology...

  • HP Boss: webOS to be available to other manufacturers
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    HP Boss: webOS to be available to other manufacturers

    By 1 June 2011

    HP senior vice president Jon Rubinstein has hinted that webOS may not be restricted to just HP devices in the future, and that there is a possibility that some "special companies" could indeed offer the platform on their devices. Speaking at the Qualcomm...

  • HP and Dell struggling in Post-PC era
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    HP and Dell struggling in Post-PC era

    By 18 May 2011

    HP and Dell are starting to feel the heat after both companies posted results that showed the desktop PC is slowly dying, as people continue to move away from traditional computing options to more mobile-centric devices like smartphones and tablets....

  • Which tablet should I buy?
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    Which tablet should I buy?

    By 11 March 2011

    Since CES 2011, there are officially a lot of tablets out there and now that the Apple iPad 2 has hit as well, anyone asking themselves "which tablet should I buy?" has plenty of thinking to do. Thankfully, here at Pocket-lint we have lined all the major...

  • iPad 2 vs HP TouchPad
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    iPad 2 vs HP TouchPad

    By 2 March 2011

    The long-rumoured iPad 2 is now a reality, but how does it stack up against its competitors? We're already engaged the new iPad in a tense spec-off with Apple's original version as well as the Motorola Xoom so this time, it's the turn of the HP TouchPad....