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We saw it coming. We just didn’t expect it to be this quick. The Touchdroid team has now made touchscreen input work on the HP TouchPad with Android running on the device.

The Touchdroid... team announced the news on Twitter just a few hours ago and even uploaded a video demonstrating the functional touchscreen.  This, despite having gone through issues concerning misuse of funds and mis...

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To me, it was the ridiculously low fire sale price and the potential for running Android that made the HP TouchPad gain back a heartbeat after its maker pronounced it dead.

Within just hours... after HP announced the lower prices for a product it no longer wishes to continue producing, retailers selling the device ran out of stock quickly. Even HP’s own online store and its company-ow...

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HP has announced its plan to produce one more batch of HP TouchPad tablets, due to reach store shelves before October 31.  Industry sources say HP might produce 500,000 to 1 million more units.

HP... recently decided to kill the HP TouchPad and clear out the remaining units in warehouses through an absurdly marked-down price sale.  That did the trick, and stocks were cleared very quickly.  The HP Touc...

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The TouchDroid project, which was supposed to produce a port of Android that can replace the webOS operating system on the HP TouchPad, is currently going through a bumpy ride.

Yahoo!... News reports that a member of the team working on the TouchDroid project has allegedly misused funds donated to the project and has allegedly misrepresented the group.

Thomas Sohmers, the proje...

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According to a report from Digitimes, Samsung is considering buying webOS from HP. Some people think that this is because of Google buying Motorola, and while this may be true to some extent, Samsung... have been weighing their options for a while now.

They made the Bada OS as a back-up to Android, which is not doing too bad right now, out-selling WP7, but I’m sure they’d li...

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The mobile market experienced an earthquake when Apple launched in 2007. But it wasn’t felt right away. It was an earthquake that was felt gradually, and increasing in strength as time went by.... It took a while for the other manufacturers to realize the implications of the touchscreen smartphone. The leaders in the industry, Nokia and RIM, and even Microsoft, did exactly what I would expect in...

HP acquired Palm for $1.2 billion and all the good stuff that goes with that, and yet they still appear to have their eyes set firmly on an Android tablet. The HP Zeen C510 was apparently spotted in... China with a fully customized version of the Android OS, that oddly allows no customization for the user (or so we’ve been led to believe). The new UI that HP have developed is called TouchSmart...

Reports are coming in that Hewlett-Packard has shelved its Android slate, which was to arrive sometime in Q4 of this year.  Sources are now saying that the computer giant has delayed or possibly canned... the Android tablet altogether.  As to why, that part is unknown.  We will let you know if we hear any more details.

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In what can only be considered fantastic news for the Android platform, one of the main forces behind Palm’s lovely and easy to use webOS user interface, Matias Duarte, has joined fellow Danger... Inc. alum Andy Rubin on Google’s Android development team.  Duarte is now the User Experience Director for Android.

For those of you that don’t keep tabs on what happens in the non...

According to the New York Times, Google CEO Eric Schmidt was recently at a party in Los Angeles talking about a new Google Android-powered tablet that is meant to compete with the iPad and similar devices... that are set to hit the market soon.

The Times quotes a few sources that wish to remain unnamed that have told it that Google has already been working with several publishers concerning book and maga...