Hewlett-Packard’s shock announcement last week that it planned to abandon both the PC market and the handheld devices market, as well as purchase UK software firm Autonomy has put it at the tip of everyone’s tongue.
With plans to stop developing TouchPad tablets and smartphones like the Pre and Veer, fire sales are now underway as consumers queue up to either pick up bargains or get refunds and switch to HP’s more successful competitors.
With the future of webOS hanging in the balance and new storage solutions such as Peer Motion being rolled out, the world is watching.
HP, what will you do next?
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Corporate IT organisations should look at their licenses and be wary of snapping up the TouchPad.
HP CEO abandons the mobile computing market.
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