Giant TV screens are pretty great. Tablets are pretty great. But controlling a tablet's touch interface on your TV is a terrible, garbage experience.
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Wacom is covering all grounds lately with new products. Its latest is the Bamboo Pad, a touch surface with the gesture control the likes of an Apple Magic Trackpad, with some added functionality for drawing and jotting down notes.
HP's Computer Division has been spared the guillotine, but webOS may not be as lucky. The Guardian is reporting today that HP may soon kill off the OS designed for the short-lived and now-dead TouchPad tablet. Well, that's a $US1.2 billion investment down the tubes.
HP tablets are dead! No they aren't! Yes they are! Either way, Fox claims they're at least on some sort of life support, and being tested with Windows 8.
Well now isn't this something. HP's discontinued-and-firesaled TouchPad got an OTA webOS upgrade today.
Do you like looking at pictures of dead things? Of course you do: We've already seen photos of the James Dean of TouchPads, but PreCentral dug up details on its actual specs and HP's plans for the tablet.
Today we heard that the UK is getting jobbed out of its final shipment of $US100 TouchPads, with only HP employees being eligible to buy them. Sozzlepops, UK chaps.
Looks like we'll have to rely on the efforts of the Cyanogenmod crew for stable Android on TouchPad, with the TouchDroid team having closed its doors. Before it was shuttered, though, the team did release video and walkthrough information for getting rather unstable Android running on TouchPad. You know. For if you're really keen.
The journey to get Android running on the HP TouchPad has been a surprisingly swift one. Just yesterday we saw video of multitouch on Android, and now the Cyanogenmod crew have gone one better, getting sound, and multitouch working.