HP rumored to be working on Hurricane webOS tablet for Q3 release

Hp_hurricane_rumor Following HP's acquisition of Palm at the end of last month, we wondered about the possibilities and devices we could expect from the merged company. The thought of a new tablet running Palm's webOS, backed up by hints dropped by company executives, was an especially exciting possibility.

The Examiner has now reported this could become a reality with industry insiders stating that HP is in fact working on just such a tablet codenamed the HP Hurricane, running webOS with a prospective release date in the third quarter of this year. Unfortunately no other details are known, leaving the rest to speculation and our imaginations for now.

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We previously hoped that HP/Palm would bring webOS to a smaller 5- to 7-inch tablet to rival the highly anticipated Dell Mini 5/Streak. What are your thoughts of the possibility of a webOS tablet? Would such a device be able to compete in a market overwhelmingly populated by devices running Google's Android OS?

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