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Video: Mundane Life At A Laptop Factory

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Most modern technology factories carefully guard any attempt by outsiders to get a true inside look of what is going on behind closed doors, so it's surprising to hear that one Reddit user was given a free inside look through a video recorded on his brand new HP laptop.

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Russian Student Cracks Chrome, Claims Top Prize at Google Hackathon

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Well, I guess Google Chrome isn't impenetrable after all. A total of $1 million in prizes was recently offered by Google to anyone who could exploit the Chrome browser and, for the most part, people failed. That has now changed. At the Google Pwnium hackathon, a Russian university student has been able to hack his way through the cloud OS and earn himself the top prize.

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HP Makes Good On Open Source Promise With Open webOS 1.0

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HP is now making good on its earlier promise by officially announcing Open webOS 1.0, the completely open source version of the webOS platform that powered the TouchPad, Pre, Pixi, and Veer.

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Wiping-Out WebOS Will Cost HP $3.3 Billion More

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It's been a while since HP has erased every single thing related to Palm. Now, the whole world has come to know that all this costed HP nothing less than $3.3 Billion American Dollars. To this amount, we have to add $1.2 Billion, which was the amount that HP spent while buying Palm. As a total, you can see that HP has come up to $5 Billion in losses; this related to their mobile industry.

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Steve Jobs On Android Lawsuits, Dismantling HP, Obama’s Presidency

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Steve Jobs was certainly an intriguing personality, but he also kept a lot to himself. A lot of that gets revealed in the biography written by Walter Isaacson, who was able to get "unprecendented access" to the head iGenius at Apple.

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HP Closes Palm Retail Stores Forever

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Today HP had a bargain blitz clear out and officially closed their Palm Stores, forever. The move comes after some odd decisions to kill off some Palm products, including the unreleased TouchPad tablet, and even their Pre 3 which is one of the nicest handsets with QWERTY keyboards i've typed on.

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HP TouchPad with Android 2.2 for $1275 on eBay, ROM released

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Someone went home with a TouchPad running Android 2.2, and they are selling it on eBay for $1,275. Shahzeb Jiwani has also come into possession of an HP TouchPad running Android 2.2... and to the delight of developers and the Android community, he’s decided to make a ROM available on RootzWiki, so everyone who owns one of the $99 tablets can run Android on their tablet.

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Price on HP TouchPad tablet plummets to $99.99

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Mere days after HP announced that it was getting out of the webOS game, it seems that just about every retailer has opened up a fire sale on the TouchPad tablet and other webOS devices. If you're lucky enough to find one in stock, the 16GB Wi-Fi TouchPad can be yours for just $99.99.

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HP internal testing reveals webOS running twice as fast on iPad

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We're hearing that internal testing at HP led to the loading of webOS onto an Apple iPad and, well, it blew the TouchPad out of the water. The precise details are quite scarce, but we're hearing that webOS ran "twice as fast" on the Apple iPad hardware than it did on the HP TouchPad. This leads us to believe that it's the hardware, and not the software, that led to the ultimate demise of webOS at HP.

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HP TouchPad webOS tablet slashed down to just $399

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Yes! The great thing about competition is that all the different companies are fighting for your hard earned money. In the increasingly crowded markets for tablets, HP is apparently having some trouble getting enough attention, so they've dropped the price on the TouchPad down a solid one hundred dollars. Cheaper is good, right?

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HP TouchPad 4G from AT&T rocks upgraded 1.5GHz processor

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What's that? You just picked up the HP TouchPad and you think you're the new king of the tablet kingdom? Think again. HP has already one-upped itself, because an upgraded version of the webOS tablet has been formally announced and it `comes with two notable bumps on the spec sheet.

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HP bets on printers, PCs, and other devices to use webOS

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When news first broke out that HP was buying Palm, we got stoked about webOS getting a huge injection of infrastructure and marketing muscle. What we didn't know was how far HP was going to use its newly acquired property.

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HP Veer and Palm Pre 3 unveiled

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Continuing on the announcement of the webOS HP Touchpad at the Herbst Pavilion in San Francisco comes the HP Veer and Palm Pre 3.

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Official: HP TouchPad WebOS tablet

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The HP TouchPad has been announced today at the HP/Palm Think Beyond webOS event. It's the companies first jointly created tablet to run purely on the webOS platform, and the first of a family of slate devices to emerge into the market.

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Verizon Palm Pre 2 finally arrives on February 17

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The GSM version of the Palm Pre 2, both in its unlocked UMTS and its Rogers-locked form, has been making its way around for some time now, so where is the CDMA-friendly variant for Verizon?

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