HP TouchPad firesale returns via eBay this Sunday

Just when we thought the $99 Hewlett-Packard TouchPad was gone forever, the tablet that refuses to die is coming back for one last sale, according to online reports. A limited quantity of refurbished

Published on: December 9th, 2011 Ian Paul

How to buy the right iPad 2 model

Maybe last year, the iPad seemed too new and exotic to be on your holiday wish list. Maybe you were hesitant to buy the first generation of a new type of device. Maybe

Published on: November 28th, 2011 Philip Michaels

iPad competitors hamstrung by price point and content dearth

While the iPad continues to be a big success, the tablet market offers a harsher climate to vendors other than Apple -- and pricing strategies may be an important factor in their difficulties.Last

Published on: November 4th, 2011

ITBusiness.ca readers share tablet tips

From note taking, music downloading, events scheduling, client data collection, PowerPoint presentations, linking to cloud services and even resume writing, ITBusiness.ca readers are reporting myriad uses for their tablet devices. Now on its

Published on: October 14th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

The sub-$350 tablet showdown

If you didn't manage to get a price cut HP TouchPad, Android manufacturers are now offering a range of budget tablets that will cost you up to half as much as an iPad.

Published on: September 6th, 2011 Daniel Ionescu

TouchPad fire sale part 2

Hewlett-Packard is planning one last, glorious ride for the HP TouchPad by manufacturing an unspecified amount of the devices "to meet unfulfilled demand" for the discontinued webOS slate. Although HP's tablet never fared

Published on: September 1st, 2011 Ian Paul

Video Rewind: HP TouchPad hands-on features review

HP may have announced it is abandoning its TouchPad tablet late last week, but it wasn't long ago that it was promoting the tablet as it hit retail store shelves.We gave the TouchPad

Published on: August 23rd, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

HP TouchPad sell off could benefit Apple

HP's TouchPad fire sale could drive low-volume tablet makers out of the market, further padding Apple's market share and reducing consumer choice in the long term.Here's the scenario that's developing.Suppose HP sells half

Published on: August 23rd, 2011 John P. Mello Jr.

HP TouchPad sells out on steep discounts

Some retailers sold out remaining Hewlett-Packard TouchPad tablets in just a few hours on Saturday after heavily discounted prices attracted buyers to the last remaining units of the soon-to-be defunct tablet. The TouchPad

Published on: August 22nd, 2011 Agam Shah

Why HP tossed TouchPad

HP believes that tablets have a promising future, but company officials said Thursday the reaction to their first tablet, the TouchPad, was so negative that it didn't make sense for the company to

Published on: August 19th, 2011 Nate Ralph

HP TouchPad update fails to address performance lag

My first review of the HP TouchPad said it and many others agreed: This tablet was terribly slow. Even HP promised there would be a firmware update to improve performance issues. More than

Published on: August 8th, 2011 Melissa J. Perenson

RIM plans to launch seven BlackBerry 7 phones starting this fall

Research in Motion will launch seven BlackBerry phones this year to meet its financial goals, but don't expect these new handsets to turn the company's luck around.At the Canadian company's annual shareholder meeting

Published on: July 14th, 2011 John Cox and Jared Newman

HP Touchpad reviews: good effort, but no iPad killer

HP's TouchPad, the company's response to the Apple iPad, is hitting stores tomorrow and the first reviews are in. The TouchPad is the first iPad competitor to adopt Apple's screen form factor (4:3,

Published on: July 4th, 2011 Daniel Ionescu

HP TouchPad debuts webOS for tablets

When Hewlett-Packard's TouchPad tablet based on webOS 3.0 hits stores July 1, it will face the same fate as every other tablet being released to market – a comparison to Apple's iPad. But

Published on: June 29th, 2011 Brian Jackson