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Lilbits: Google Hangouts, Pocket P.C., and Pine64’s modular Linux phone

About a year after introducing a concept for a handheld Linux computer priced at $199, Popcorn Computer is getting closer to actually being able to deliver that little PC to customers. It’s up for pre-order for $199 and according to the latest progress update, production is on track to begin next month and if everything […]

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HP confirms plans to launch Windows 8 tablets

There are no launch dates or prices yet, but HP executives have officially confirmed that the company will bring Windows 8 tablets to market later this year. The tablets will also include HP’s cloud solution that will let users store data online and synchronize files between multiple devices. This doesn’t come as a big surprise. […]

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These are the bugs still affecting Android on the HP TouchPad

A group of CyanogenMod developers have made some amazing progress in porting Google Android to run on the HP TouchPad tablet in recent weeks. If you’ve been watching the videos the team has put together showing their work so far, you’d be forgiven for thinking that almost everything is working. But there are actually a […]

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HP: The TouchPad will launch with less apps than Android, but offer a more unified experience

The HP TouchPad launches this Friday and HP’s first webOS tablet is a pretty big gamble. How big? Well, the company spent $1.2 billion to acquire Palm and its webOS software. Not all of those eggs are in the tablet basket. Palm continues to introduce new smartphones and HP has talked about using webOS on […]

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HP TouchPad shows up at the FCC

The good news is that HP’s upcoming TouchPad tablet is making a stop at the FCC on its way to a commercial launch. The bad news is that’s virtually all we know at the moment. Most of the documents are hidden away behind a confidentiality agreement, which means we don’t get to look at any […]

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HP teases us with a non-existent rear camera in a TouchPad promo video

The upcoming HP TouchPad tablet has a lot of things going for it: a nice big 9.7 inch, 1024 x 768 pixel display, a speedy dual core 1.2 GHz processor, and webOS 3.0 software with a heavy emphasis on multitasking. But one thing it doesn’t have — at least according to the official spec sheet […]

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HP: webOS tablet to ship a “few weeks” after February 9th launch

HP is holding a press event on February 9th, where the company is expected to unveil its upcoming line of tablets running the webOS mobile operating system. And while it looks like the tablets won’t likely go on sale on February 9th, it looks like the wait shouldn’t be too long. Speaking to the BBC, […]

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HP seeks trademarks on three more tablet-related names

Last year HP applied for a trademark on the term “PalmPad” and the world groaned a little bit at the thought that this was what the company would call its upcoming webOS tablet. Last week it started to look like HP hadn’t settled on a name, thanks to a trademark application for “HP TouchPad.” Now […]