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HP to name upcoming WebOS tablet 'PalmPad'?

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 19 Jul 2010 21:27 User comments (6)

HP to name upcoming WebOS tablet 'PalmPad'? HP has filed for a trademark application for the term PalmPad, which has led many observers to suggest that the company will name their upcoming WebOS tablet by the name.
Even on the simplest level, the name implies use of WebOS, which was created by Palm on a tablet, although everything is speculation at this point.

Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P applied for the trademark.

In April, HP purchased Palm for $1.2 billion, after outbidding RIM, Apple and Lenovo.

With the acquisition, the company also acquired all of Palm's patents and its WebOS mobile operating system.

HP has promised to use the operating system on tablets, printers and other non-computing devices, as well.

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6 user comments

119.7.2010 22:26

Thank someone Palm wasn't named Maxi then... Imagine the Maxi Pad...

219.7.2010 23:10

They should call it the appletree; any device with the word "apple" on it seems to sell out.

320.7.2010 5:22

I think it should be the HPAD, cus it came after the jesus phone so its Anno Domini.

Which Makes it the HP-AD i give you the H PAD ;)

420.7.2010 8:34

Hey, at least they didn't call it the Rosy Palm...

520.7.2010 9:12

They should stick a phone in it and continue calling it an IPAQ
(as compared to the iPAD).

620.7.2010 10:38

GOD NO!!! Don't remind me of those shitty ass devices please. Just before HP bought Compaq out, and for a while after they had IPAQ pocket PCs and they were the crappiest devices I ever had to fix. They always broke down, they were a constant headache and the consumers dumb enough to buy them were just as bad... Please say no to IPAQ..

On the other note I get your joke joepet200 but there really did exists the IPAQs, google them and see how ugly they were.

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