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Logitech gives your PC a Wireless Touchpad
Who says that you need a Mac or a laptop to enjoy the benefits of a touchpad? Logitech has just announced the launch of its own brand of touchpads called the Logitech Wireless Touchpad. Designed for Windows 7, the Logitech Wireless Touchpad introduces gesture-based controls and multi-touch navigation to your computer experience. If you’re not a fan of the mouse or you’re big on Apple’s Magic Trackpad and wished it […]

TouchDroid project dead, long live TouchPad Android port
I must say that this piece of news is rather disappointing – in fact, I was pretty much looking forward to it, but to heard that the TouchDroid project is dead? Time to move on in life, I guess. Good thing that the disbanding of the project team does not mean that a TouchPad Android port will no longer be reality, as the CyanogenMod’s team has taken over where it […]

TouchDroid team shows TouchPad on Android 2.3.5 with multitouch
Remember the TouchDroid project that kicked off shortly after HP announced that they will no longer continue support for the webOS platform? Well, shortly after that, a group of developers known as TouchDroid decided to port over the Android operating system to the HP TouchPad, and now we have a video of Android 2.3.5 running on a TouchPad – complete with multitouch capability to boot!The current firmware hacks receive their […]

Android working with HP TouchPad's touchscreen
It’s been awhile since we’ve kept you updated on the progress that the TouchDroid team has been making since they managed to get Android to boot on the HP TouchPad. Well it seems that today, the group has managed to get the touchscreen working on the tablet! Previously they were only able to boot Android on the device but now, so the touchscreen – one of the biggest challenges the […]

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Second batch of HP TouchPad tablets rumored to arrive in October
After HP announced on its blog its intentions to put the HP TouchPad on sale again, people wondered when they’d be able to get their hands on the tasty $99 webOS tablets. While HP hasn’t made it officially known, DigiTimes has reported that we’ll be seeing a late October release for the remaining HP TouchPad tablets. HP’s manufacturers are believed to have enough parts to produce about 100,000 to 200,000 […]

HP TouchPad to go through one last limited production run
Were you planning on getting your hands on the super cheap $99 HP TouchPad but were disappointed that they were sold out? Well according to HP’s blog, it appears the company will produce a limited run of their webOS tablet to satisfy the ongoing demand.

HP will continue supporting the TouchPad
We all know that HP won’t be making additional webOS devices in the future – but that doesn’t mean that the TouchPad is dead. In fact, it’s far from it. According to a report by CNET – HP has been reported as saying “HP is fully committed to the ongoing support and service of customers who purchased webOS devices…We plan to continue to investigate the best ways to leverage WebOS […]

Touchpad Tops Android Share in Advertising [Ad Agency]
Jumptap, a mobile advertising agency has released statistics which shows that the HP TouchPad apps have already gathered 8% of the tablet mobile advertising share, which is comparable to Android’s 9.4%. This is a surprising number as Android tablets have been on sale for some time, while the HP Touchpad has been on the market for a mere couple of weeks. That said, the $99 has probably helped, but still, […]

QuickOffice update for HP TouchPad now live (updated)
Great news to HP TouchPad owners – remember the QuickOffice update that enabled document editing and was supposed to arrive last week? While the update didn’t arrive on time, it’s not too late either, and HP has just announced on its blog that the QuickOffice update is now live for the webOS tablet. To get the update for your HP TouchPad, just head over to the webOS App Catalog. The […]

HP offers another 6-Pack of apps
After successfully giving away its first app 6-pack (apparently the promo codes were all exhausted in a matter of hours), HP has decided to give out another batch of apps again. This time around, they’re giving out two apps from the first batch and four brand new ones. The same rules from before apply here as well – at the moment they’re US-only (rest of the world: you’ll just have […]

CyanogenMod 7 spotted on HP TouchPad
Last week we reported that there an auction going on eBay for a HP TouchPad that supposedly was running on Froyo 2.2, and at that time of reporting it was priced at $685. The auction has ended with the device priced at $1,425. While we can’t be certain if it is indeed running on Android or if it’s a scam, for those who rushed out and bought the TouchPad’s while […]

White HP TouchPad spotted in the wild
With the HP TouchPad on sale for $99, it’s pretty much impossible to get your hands on one at this point of time, let alone a white-colored version of the tablet. Well, one lucky webOSroundup forum member managed to snag one before HP announced the discontinuation of webOS devices and started recalling them from stores nationwide. He had placed the order the day it went up for sale in the […]

TouchDroid project runs into speedbumps
The HP TouchPad has been selling like hotcakes ever since the company announced a massive price cut for it, and there were plans afoot to roll out TouchDroid – which is an Android version meant to run on the HP TouchPad and continue where the webOS failed to take off. It seems that this particular project has hit a snag, no thanks to an alleged misrepresentation by one of the […]

Get A 6-Pack... For Your TouchPad
Having a 6-pack is somewhat of a fantasy for geeks, but for those who recently got an HP Touchpad, possibly at a deep discount, there’s another kind of 6-pack that is more attainable: the free Touchpad apps that HP is giving away for free, and for a limited time. Here is the list, along with the promo codes (USA only). IF you can’t get enough, HP has said that a […]

HP TouchPad to get document editing this week
Despite’s HP’s plans to terminate webOS devices, it looks like not all hope is lost for consumers who own those devices. One of the tablet’s main problems at launch was its inability to edit documents from the tablet itself. Despite the fact that most people use their tablets for content consumption and not creation, a lot of consumers felt that the ability to edit documents on the go was a […]

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablets now on sale
Great news for those of you who were looking forward to the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet announced last month. Lenovo’s new Android Honeycomb tablet is finally available as of today. The ThinkPad Tablet that features a 10.1″ display, a dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, 1GB of RAM, an optional digitizer pen for stylus input, enhanced enterprise support, SD card encryption, full-sized USB connectivity and of course – Android Honeycomb.The ThinkPad Tablet […]

Save webOS video tribute and plea released
With HP’s recent decision to stop producing webOS devices and its decision to not license the operating system to other manufacturers, it really looks like webOS as we know it has received the final nail in its coffin. If you’re upset about it, you’re not the only one, and recent price cuts and refunds won’t be bringing this OS back to life, however it might not be too late to […]

Touchdroid, Android for HP Touchpad Project Started
The folks at Rootzwiki have started Touchdroid, a project that aims at running Android on the HP Touchpad. At the moment, the plan is to use Gingerbread (Android 2.3) as Honeycomb‘s code (Android 3.0) is not yet available to the public. There’s no telling how long the project will take, or if it will be successful at all, but booting Android will be the most important step (obviously).Some users did […]

HP to refund money to TouchPad early adopters
This week, HP announced that its TouchPad tablets would be receiving a massive price reduction, with the price of the 16GB version dropping to only $99. While most consumers seemed pretty pleased – after all, they could finally try out a webOS device without investing too much. But there was a group of people who weren’t too pleased about the price cut – the early adopters of the HP TouchPad.

HP TouchPad receives massive price cut
HP may have decided to terminate its webOS devices but that doesn’t mean existing tablets that have already been built will magically disappear. And since they won’t be selling anymore webOS tablets in the future, they’ve decided to get rid of the existing tablets the fastest way they know how to (well, second fastest if you include incinerating them all) – by having a fire sale!In a memo that was […]