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HP Palmpad tablet coming soon

All of the puzzle pieces are starting to fall into place for a major competitor to Apple and their iPad. It may no longer have the HP Slate name we’ve been hearing over and over, however,  it appears that HP has filed for a trademark on the name Palmpad.  This is line with all the previous news and rumors that HP is largely abandoning the Google Android-powered and Windows 7 versions of its tablet. Instead, they’re focusing energies on their newly acquired webOS platform. That is, after all, why HP chose to buy Palm in the first place isn’t it?

The names of products are largely a personal affair. They may be a hit with one crowd, and a total miss with another, but I think “Palmpad” just works. It’s a pad that fits in the palm of your hand. And then, well, there’s Palm’s webOS under the hood.

The USPTO description is as follows: “Computers, computer hardware, computer software, computer peripherals, portable computers, handheld and mobile computers, PDAs, electronic notepads, mobile digital electronic devices.”

Naturally, since nothing has really yet to be confirmed, we can’t really give any hard specs or features on the HP Palmpad. We can, however, guess that given the current timeline, we could be seeing a new product hit the marketplace as early as Q1 2011.

[Crunchgear via PreCentral, USPTO]

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About Michael Kwan

A freelance writer and tech geek from Vancouver. Find me at michaelkwan.com and follow me on Twitter @michaelkwan.

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