HP has come out with their own tablet to join in on the tablet wars. This , however, is the first one using the WebOs 3.0, a linux based (same as the MacIntosh) operating system. Apps are few right now but what it does, it does well except reports are it does them slow; slower than what they should considering the operating system is light and the hardware is running 1.2 dual core processors.
The way it was described to me suggested HP was running a SATA hard drive and not the flash drives IPads and others were using, but this isn’t true. So…. a week after this release, HP is bumping up the processor to dual 1.5′s.
If you own a Touchpad, it is already obsolete.
You know the saying, never get a 1.0 of anything.
The new ones will be an AT&T release with 4G and supposedly an SD slot. The good news is that if it is not a hardware issue, it could just be a software issue, ie, there are memory leaks in the applications for example. Updates could fix this, or… they might not.
If you do not NEED a tablet right now, hold off. For the speed issues HP is having, this really is a promising tablet running on a great platform and either 16 or 32 GB varieties come with free 50 GB in the cloud for life. The tablet truly multitasks and interweaves seemlessly, all of your calendars, email and social media and of course will run Flash.