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As you likely know by now, HP has suspended further development of their TouchPad tablet efforts. The reasons why are debatable at best, yet the end result remains the same.

This tablet is going to be reliant on the community for further support as HP is no longer offering their resources. Some people on the Web today believe that the community will indeed fill the void HP has left; perhaps as a hobbyist's toy.

Yet the biggest question remains: Will we see continued support for the existing OS option used on the HP TouchPad, or instead will Linux distributions like Ubuntu fill the gap?

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