HP’s webOS tablet plans

August 12, 2010
Samsung intros ‘world’s first’ portable Blu-ray player with 3D support
ZD Net
Rachel King writes about a new 3D Blu-ray player from Samsung.

“The BD-C8000 has actually been out since July with the retail price of $499, but it’s had an extra introduction at a special event in New York. That’s a big price tag for a portable gadget, but the Samsung device has some quality specs, including: 1080p HD video playback, 1GB of memory, Wi-Fi, three-hour batter life, and DLNA support.”

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HP tells employees webOS tablet coming Q1 2011
Engadget
Nilay Patel writes about a new webOS tablet from HP that will reportedly be out net year.

“We’ve been trying to find out when HP would launch a webOS tablet since the company first bought Palm, and we’re now hearing from several trusted sources that it’ll be calendar Q1 2011. We’re told personal systems group vice-president Todd Bradley mentioned the date during an all-hands employee meeting (on Monday), and that the project is indeed known internally as “Hurricane.”.”

Mark Hurd was an immoral
Computer World
An anonymous person shares his/her thoughts on former HP CEO, Mark Hurd.

“’Mark Hurd was an immoral bean counter with no personality besides arrogance and a complete disregard for people and outright disdain for the “HP Way”. I currently work at HP and have seen the changes in culture go from one of pride and giving 100% – – to a now miserable bitter and inefficient work force that consistantly misses SLAs due to cut backs. Customers come dead last, and shareholders and stock value are the only thing that matter.’”

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