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HP tablet withdrawn after 4 days

HP’s Website, forth with Amazon, continues to advertise the HP TouchPad, admitting announcement the tablet’s abject death.
Hewlett-Packard’s Website is still affairs the HP TouchPad, the webOS book it has accursed to history’s dustbin of asleep tech.

Those absorbed in purchasing a allotment of approaching beatnik trivia can acquisition the 16GB and 32GB versions on HP’s official arcade folio for $399.99 and $499.99, respectively. Addition HP folio sings the virtues of webOS, complete with argument claiming it’s “the smartest OS anytime created.” For the moment, the book is additionally accessible on Amazon.

THE abundant accessible HP TouchPad book was aloof from the Australian bazaar today aloof 4 canicule afterwards its launch, authoritative it one of the shortest-lived electronics articles in Australian history.
Retailer Harvey Norman, which awash the HP TouchPad book exclusively, said it had instructed franchises to abolish all stocks from shelves and to acquaintance barter who had bought it and action them a abounding acquittance or acclaim for addition purchase.
The HP TouchPad’s affecting annihilation in Australia is the aftereffect of HP’s accommodation in the United States bygone to axe it and smartphones powered by its centralized webOS adaptable operating system, afterwards astonishingly poor sales back its United States barrage in July.

The botheration for the Palo Alto, California-based tech aggregation was that webOS was neither Apple nor Android. It was a adaptable operating arrangement HP acquired back it bought smartphone architect Palm for $1.2 billion aftermost year.

With almost few apps accessible for download, and several announcement austere bugs, abounding commentators believed the HP TouchPad was bedevilled from the start.
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