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 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

10 key issues when deploying tablets for business

Tablets - flashy consumer devices, good for nothing but reading online magazines, watching videos and checking on Facebook friends. That's how the iPad, Playbook and the host of Android-based tablet devices are typically

Published on: June 23rd, 2011 Nestor Arellano

iPad 2 or not iPad 2? That’s the tablet buying question

Simple, portable, user-friendly, and affordable. Say hello to the device of the future: a PC and smartphone rolled into one - the tablet.The world of computing is at a crossroads. The primary computer

Published on: April 5th, 2011 Robert Strohmeyer Melissa J. Perenson & Mark Hattersley

Video Rewind: Advanced gestures with webOS

Palm's different approach to a mobile user interface means learning a couple of simple gestures to master the use of webOS. With the release of Palm Pre 2 and webOS 2.0, and HP's

Published on: January 20th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Palm may not last the year, industry pundits say

Smartphone industry pundits wonder whether Palm Inc. can survive another year, given the company's report today that its new smartphone sales failed to meet expectations. Palm said that its revenues for the year

Published on: March 3rd, 2010 Matt Hamblen

Palm Pre: Top-notch smartphone, despite some hardware gaps

The Palm Pre offers plenty of smart features and quick access to information, but hardware lag and lack of applications subtract from an otherwise top-notch experience.In the Canadian market since Aug. 27 the

Published on: September 18th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Which mobile browser is best? Safari, Web OS or Android

Browsing the Web while you're on the move is one of the perks of owning a smartphone. The new touchscreen phones now entering the market are ideal for this job, as they're equipped

Published on: September 15th, 2009 Daniel Ionescu

Down and dirty with Palm Pre – great looks, awesome software, disappointing hardware

Ever since Palm unveiled the Pre and its brand new mobile operating system, webOS, in January at the CES 2009 show, Palm's smartphone has been the talk of the Web, consuming the tech

Published on: June 25th, 2009 Al Sacco

Palm Pre vs. iPhone 3G – Which is better?

iPhone 3G and Palm Pre Compared The iPhone 3G (right) and the Palm Pre both have a multitouch screen; both have similar feature sets and are used in a similar manner. But they

Published on: June 9th, 2009 Nick Mediati

Palm Pre – a great device despite some design flaws

The Palm Pre smartphone, along with the company's much-anticipated webOS operating system, has had quite the buzz building up since its splashy launch in January. While the Pre isn't perfect, it definitely does

Published on: June 5th, 2009 Ginny Mies

Palm Pre Smartphone makes multi-tasking a breeze

As expected, Palm on Thursday unveiled its new mobile OS, the Palm webOS, along with a new smartphone that runs the software, the Pre. I showed up to Palm's invitation-only CES event for

Published on: January 13th, 2009 Al Sacco