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Posted by on Dec 10, 2011 in Web OS | 0 comments

HP makes Web OS open-source, mobile OS wars gets dirtier

HP makes Web OS open-source, mobile OS wars gets dirtier

Web OS HP‘s CEO Mig Whitman has announced HP would make the Web OS opensource. HP acquired Web OS with its Palm acquisition  for  1.2 Billion last year. HP’s short lived CEO Leo Apotheker had decided to ditch the company’s Web OS along with it’s Mobile division , His successor Whitman decided to review her company’s decision and announced the decision to make Web OS available to the open-source community. Whitman has said, though Web OS would be made open-source it would not let be fragmented like Android. The fate of this decision are at the hands of the manufactures who should adopt it and the hands of the developers who should be willing to develop apps for this platform else it would meet the same end as Symbian (remember Nokia’s made the Symbian open-source, but it did not have a great future).   Mobile OS wars is getting dirtier day by day with main contenders being Android, iOS, Windows Mobile and the upcoming Windows 8.  It would be interesting to see the...

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Posted by on Nov 3, 2011 in Gadgets, Tablets, Web OS Tablet | 0 comments

HP announces Slate2, will HP get it right this time?

HP announces Slate2, will HP get it right this time?

HP has announced a successor to it’s Slate, A tablet computer supposedly called the ipad killer but was never launched to public after it got not so welcoming remarks from CES 2010. This is the next Windows tablet from HP, it features a bluetooth stylus pen for input which makes taking notes easier. HP says this device is aimed at enterprise customers, meaning it would not sell this device to general public. So it would wait for huge orders from government, students, hospitals and those who are willing to upgrade their devices and cut down on paper costs.HP would price the device at $699 . The other specs are as follows, Specifications : Processor     –  Intel Atom Z670 Display         –  8.9-inch OS                –   Windows (32 bit) Weight         –  1.5 pound Input           –   Bluetooth pen /touch (Swype) See more images of  Slate2 below, Will HP make...

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