In case we needed a visual demonstration of irony, HP's new eReader (dubbed the Zeen) will be running the Android OS. While most details are unknown until the December 31 lifting of the FCC confidentiality agreement, we do know that the device will be running Android 2.1 with some sort of HP overlay, have a capacitive screen, SD card support, and have a "significant integration with the Barnes & Noble Nook bookstore and ecosystem." Bundled with a "Zeus" printer (WebOS printer perhaps?) it will sell for $399.99.
Personally, I think Android is a better choice for an eReader, as it's easier to hide than WebOS. But like everyone else who loves mobile computing tech, I'm still looking forward to a WebOS tablet. Maybe next year. [Pre Central]