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HP says more tablets coming as it puts past distractions behind

Agam Shah | Feb. 26, 2013
The CTO of HP's mobility group said the company is looking forward to creating a range of tablets for consumers and enterprises

The company in the past gained tablet market share when it decided to discontinue the TouchPad and sell off remaining units starting at $99, but that share gain was short lived. The fire sale launched a buying frenzy, which gave HP a temporary boost in tablet market share. But that quickly vanished as TouchPad units sold out.

HP worked closely with Google on Slate 7, and there could be an upgrade to Android 4.2 sometime in the future. Additionally, Wall did not say if HP would provide a cloud service for its low-end tablets, but there could be something in the future.

"You could expect with the cloud investments that we've made over time, our ability the link is certainly there, and we'll exploit that," Wall said.


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