HP Admits It Will Eventually Sell a Smartphone
HP CEO Meg Whitman said that the company will return to the smartphone business, at some point. "We have to ultimately offer a smartphone because in many countries of the world that would be your first computing device," she said to FOX Business. "We are a computing company, we have to take advantage of that form factor." HP purchased Palm for its webOS smartphone platform in 2010, but effectively shuttered the Palm unit in August 2011. HP recently released a beta of open webOS operating system to the developer community. Whitman didn't provide a timeframe for when it might jump back into the smartphone business, not did she indicate what platform HP might use.
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What am I talking about....this is a fantasy, nothing like that could ever exist in the real world!
That was good.
As much as I would like to see WebOS live on, I think they would be better off with Microsoft considering what shape HP is in. It would fall in line with their PC offerings better.
HP is not Apple which is why Web...