News About Discontinued Tablets
RIP Dell Streak 7: Devices Comes to an End in a Highly Competitive Tablet Market
Boston Technology Examiner (December 3, 2011)
The larger Streak 7 was still available through Dell’s website until this week, but on Monday it was dropped from Dell’s website, replaced only with a simple note that said it was no longer available online
RIP TouchPad: HP to Shutter WebOS Operations
Mashable (August 18, 2011)
After confirming that it is looking into spinning off its PC business, Hewlett-Packard made a more shocking announcement:it is going to “discontinue operations for webOS devices.” And that’s the end of the line for its just-launched tablet, the HP TouchPad.
TouchPad Flop Teaches Tech Sector Some Hard Lessons
The New York Times (January 2, 2012)
The WebOS story also illustrates how hard it will be for anyone to mount a serious challenge to Apple and Google when it comes to mobile operating systems. Those two companies have won dominant market shares and the allegiance of thousands of app developers.