Lack of sales/interest due to slow hardware?
Posted Aug 19, 2011 15:32 UTC (Fri) by pr1268
Parent article: HP dropping webOS devices
This article seems to imply that HP's WebOS ran "slow" due to outdated hardware. I wonder if this might have precipitated a lack of interest (and subsequent sales) in the device (or maybe a paucity of 3rd-party applications?).
According to this page (in which the above was linked), WebOS ran twice as fast on an iPad2 as a TouchPad (which has me really curious now as to how they did that, since Apple's hardware is notoriously locked-down and/or difficult to root). Interesting...
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