Palm was owned by HP at the time, so for all intents and purposes, those were devices that HP "designed". Also, as far as I am aware, most of the hardware design for the Touchpad was done by HP for the tablet they kept working on before they acquired Palm.
Man, that (2nd) video just made me want to cry. Looks like they had so much planned and in the works, mostly done, and then the stupid politics on the board...crushed everything. Just reliving grievances from years back. Still painful.