HP decides to spin off consumer PC unit & kill webOS

HP decides to spin off consumer PC unit & kill webOS.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2011/08/QH14N2.jpg[/newsimage]HP is not having a great couple of months and they have decided to cap it off with a couple of major, and not positive decisions. The company has decided to spin off its PC division and to halt WebOS, effectively killing the TouchPad, all in one fell swoop.


Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/hp-decides-to-spin-off-consumer-pc-unit-kill-webos-50382/](http://www.myce.com/news/hp-decides-to-spin-off-consumer-pc-unit-kill-webos-50382/)


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I hear these are now going for a low of $99.99!! If they can be hacked to use android 2.2 this would be an ultra cheap tablet in this form factor! But, the handwriting is on the wall that it won’t ever be supported… although they will probably have to honor mfg warranty for 1 year… It’s doubtful they sold many to begin with…