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Viewsonic takes a moment to kick webOS while it's down, reminds us it makes Android and Windows tablets

Viewsonic takes a moment to kick webOS while it's down, reminds us it makes Android and Windows tablets

Phil Nickinson 45

And those three little birds looked so innocent. ... Viewsonic this afternoon penned a few paragraphs to remind us all that it still makes Windows and Android tablets amid the demise of webOS hardware, saying "From our business-focused Windows solutions with Android integration to our multimedia-optimized consumer offerings, ViewSonic has delivered a diverse tablet portfolio that...

And then there were three [the competition] -- HP to shut down webOS device operations

And then there were three [the competition] -- HP to shut down webOS device operations

Jerry Hildenbrand 98

In a shocking development, HP has announced that they plan to discountinue operations for webOS devices, to include the TouchPad and webOS phones.  This leaves Apple, RIM, and Microsoft as the smartphone alternatives to Android, and that makes us sad.  Nobody has the full details just yet, but whispers of licensing out the software or open-sourcing the entire project are already making...