HP says the UI design of the BB PlayBook too similar to that of the TouchPad, RIM answers that's nonsense
0. phoneArena 02 Mar 2011, 07:13 posted on
HP's Jon Oakes, who is the TouchPad's director of product marketing, has a few negative words to say about the BlackBerry PlayBook's UI design...
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1. p0rkguy (Posts: 684; Member since: 23 Nov 2010)
QNX was before Palm was even in its development stages.
RIM acquired QNX before HP acquired Palm too.
I don't even know how they're trying to convince people that HP was before BlackBerry. RIM clearly wants to move forward while HP is trying to be like the Apple fanboys constantly saying they were the first to those that don't know anything.
3. Lucas777 (Posts: 2137; Member since: 06 Jan 2011)
WHO cares if bb can get away with copying a great product without getting sued, letem. android did and look it how well it has done! not android persay cause that doesnt make any money for google but for people like htc iit is good!
2. snowgator (Posts: 3275; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)
Hey HP- defensive much?
It don't matter. While I think the Playbook looks real promising, even if it is close to the touchpad, which I know very little about, they both still have to carve out their own fan base in a market that is just opening up. If one or both are junk, won't matter if one copied the other after they both flop will it? If both are great, HP gets to show off it's WebOS and Blackberry fans will be happy.