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HP rumored to launch two Android phablets by year’s end

HP rumored to launch two Android phablets by year’s end

Hewlett-Packard may or may not release two brand new smartphones by the end of 2013, reported The Information today by way of The Verge. That gives the computing company eight days to make rumors come true. The phones -- for which no leaked or officially sanctioned images exist to our knowledge -- are expected to be a 6-inch "phablet" and a 7-inch phablet.

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HP not ditching webOS, just the hardware

HP not ditching webOS, just the hardware

Following earlier reports that HP will be discontinuing its webOS ecosystem of devices, including the Veer, Pre3, and TouchPad, an insider source has informed Thisismynext that the company will not be abandoning the platform entirely. The source revealed details from an all-hands meeting held with HP employees in the webOS Global Business Unit that indicate the platform could still live on through licensing.

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HP CEO: HP innovation “takes too long to get to market”

HP CEO: HP innovation “takes too long to get to market”

HP CEO Leo Apotheker has admitted that one of the main issues the company faces is reducing the amount of time between development, product announcement and retail sales. Speaking to the WSJ, Apotheker admitted that "we need to fire up our innovation engine and get our products to market faster"; however, there's no sign that the acceleration will kick in in time for the HP TouchPad.

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webOS 3.0 ENYO SDK Released to Developers

webOS 3.0 ENYO SDK Released to Developers

Yesterday was the biggest day HP / Palm have had in a long time, due in no small part to the release of webOS 3.0. This operating system will be working on the several new devices HP announced yesterday including the Palm3, the Veer, and the lovely TouchPad. Today developers for the webOS platform will be able to get their hands on the SDK of the system so they'll be able to begin testing their apps and whatnot out, and so they'll be able to begin creating all new ways to modify, manipulate, and use the new system to their advantage.

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The Daily Slash: February 9, 2011

The Daily Slash: February 9, 2011

Today was HP / Palm / webOS day, believe it or not, as the special event we were very much live at revealed a triad of amazing devices crowned with a brand new version of the mobile OS. See webOS inside our hands on of the HP Veer, the HP Pre3, and the HP Touchpad. Then hear about webOS PCs, printers & more as they're promised by HP. See the greatest webOS feature EVER in Touch to Share. See Ben Bajarin's take on the whole situation in an On Time Analysis by the name of Palm Made HP Relevant Again Plus check out all the releases in the featured list below! Then see a couple of fights - first HP webOS TouchPad VS Motorola XOOM, then Apple iPad vs HP TouchPad - great war Next have a look at a phone that's got the whole world thinking about plugging in, it's a fabulous unboxing and hands on of the Motorola ATRIX 4G by your friend Vincent Nguyen! Take a peek at the bouncing balls of the brand new Android 3.0 Honeycomb Renderscript. All of this, ALL of it here on The Daily Slash!

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HP Veer hands-on

HP Veer hands-on

HP's new Veer may be the entry-level model in the refreshed webOS range, but that doesn't mean it's an unimpressive handset in its own right. The super-compact 2.6-inch smartphone still manages to fit in a sliding QWERTY keyboard, though from what we've seen we wouldn't want to use it for more than simply pecking out the odd email reply. More first impressions after the cut.

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webOS Touch to Share URLs, Calls, and More Between Pre3 and TouchPad

webOS Touch to Share URLs, Calls, and More Between Pre3 and TouchPad

We're live at the webOS 3.0 / Palm / HP event today covering all the news that's blasting forth from the groups, all of it adding up to what seems to be the truth - webOS isn't dead. One of the more interesting features is a touch-to-share function that works between the Pre3 and the TouchPad, and more than likely between every other set of webOS devices in the future so long as they have webOS 3.0. This feature works to share everything from URLs to phone calls, allowing you to use the screen size you need when you need it.

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HP Veer shrinks webOS to 2.6-inches

HP Veer shrinks webOS to 2.6-inches

HP has officially announced the HP Veer, the smallest webOS smartphone to date at around the size of a credit card. Billed as bridging the gap between feature phones and smartphones, the Veer has a 2.6-inch glass touchscreen and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard. It also packs the latest Touchstone technology, allowing webOS devices to transfer information simply by tapping them together.

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HP webOS event starting now!

HP webOS event starting now!

HP's big surprises - the HP Pre3, HP Veer and HP TouchPad - may have been revealed already, but that doesn't mean we're not interested in what the company has done in terms of webOS today. SlashGear is on-site and waiting for the event to begin, and while there's no sign of any Palm logos, we're still expecting plenty of Palm DNA in the line-up.

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