Daily Archives: August 30, 2011

HP TouchPad: The Tablet That Wouldn’t Die

Reuters: HP resurrects TouchPad for one last go at the iPad

My own little tribute. Song from Rock Follies of ’77.


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HP: Fail To Win!

Oh, this is terrible. Done in MSPaint. All I have.

But this is the kind of cheeky advertising HP should be doing.

Click = big

I don’t know how Apotheker was convinced to do another production run, but this chance shouldn’t be wasted.

Set it up for the TouchPad Go limited edition (Son of Fail).

At least get some money back while building an installed base of webOS devices to keep it all alive.

If they also buy Son of Fail — then it’s no Fail at all.



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HP TouchPad Goes Zombie: Final New Production Run

More TouchPads on the Way

Despite announcing an end to manufacturing webOS hardware, we have decided to produce one last run of TouchPads to meet unfulfilled demand.

So that’s what Bryna meant:

Whoever talked Apotheker into this, thank you.

Even if I still can’t get one due to shortages.

UPDATE: HP’s blog is hammered. See screensnap of most of post after the break.

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Ray Bradbury In A Prune Commercial

See? That was advertising once upon a time!

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HP Has 100,000 TouchPad Go Parts. Build Them!

See, this is why I pine for the days of the 1960s.

Advertising had balls.

Try to sell something like that today!

HP sticks suppliers with 100,000 unmade TouchPad Go tablets

I suggest that HP should do exactly that!

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