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    Hi all,

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    Did crappy hardware doom the HP TouchPad?
    By Sean Portnoy | August 22, 2011, 4:04am PDT

    Did crappy hardware doom the HP TouchPad? | ZDNet

    Summary: An interesting report has emerged from the postmortem for the TouchPad, the webOS-based tablet that HP dumped last week as part of a surprise pivot for the company away from consumer products. According to The Next Web, members of the webOS team have claimed that the hardware HP chose to build the TouchPad around was [...]
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    No
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    Of course no. Galaxy 10.1 is more sluggish that but no one is mentioning that. Why?
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    i don't believe it to be so...i handled a demo and it felt solid...but at the price of the fire sale...so one will have a complaint if you get the light cracking i read on week one touchpads
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    It was not crappy hardware. It was a near-perfect copy of the original iPad. The market had just moved on to the next generation six months earlier.

    The other issue is apps. Much of what people said that the TOuchPad couldn't do was in fact not built into the iPad either but an app.
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    Quote Originally Posted by deihmos View Post
    Look at android for example. It runs like butter.
    I hope you're kidding. Android is not polished at all. It doesn't run smoothly. The Galaxy 10.1 I tested was changing between screens much more laggier than webos is changing cards.
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    Crappy hardware as in cheap-feeling, plastic case that is prone to cracking? Yes.
    Touchscreens are a fad.
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