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How HP Can Save Its Doomed TouchPad Tablet

Feb 16, 2011, 17:33 (2 Talkback[s])
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"HP launched a competitor to the Apple iPad today, called the HP TouchPad. It's breathtakingly awesome.

"Too bad it will fail – unless, that is, HP does something extraordinary. More on that below.

"The device, which goes on sale this summer at a yet-undisclosed price, is about the same size and weight as the iPad, and with the same screen resolution. Like the iPad, it's got a gyroscope, accelerometer and compass, and either 16 or 32 GB of storage space (the iPad also offers 64 GB of storage). The TouchPad supports Wi-Fi.

"The TouchPad is similar to the iPad only on the surface. There are plenty of differences to separate HP's new tablet from Apple's old one."

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