HP appoints new Chief Strategy Officer, to oversee webOS open source initiative
0. phoneArena posted on 18 Jan 2012, 09:07
Palm and HP’s webOS seemed to be one of the big victims of the mobile platform wars in 2011, which finally shaped the industry. In December 2011, HP finally clarified…
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1. som posted on 18 Jan 2012, 09:17 0 0
I thought HP is abandon webOS for good by not wasting any more money it.
2. arcq12 posted on 18 Jan 2012, 09:19 1 0
making it open source will be better for everyone.. dual boot for android and webOS is awesome..
3. snowgator posted on 18 Jan 2012, 10:30 1 0
I wonder if they are thinking beyond smartphones from the sound of that statement. WeBOS was fun. But I see very few scenarios where it becomes relevant in mobile again. They need a manufacturer willing to roll with it, and developers willing to roll the dice on it. Unless they pump Microsoft/WP types money into it, or Google style aggressiveness into it, ain't gonna happen.
What a waste.