The HP Touchpad that’s been available in the US since July finally has a release date of August 15th in Australia. Following it’s permanent price drop in the US, the Australian release price will also be $100 cheaper than first indicated. Harvey Norman will be the initial exclusive retail partner. Will webOs have the features and the the backing of the development community to be able to compete with Apple and Android in Oz ?
I must admit I have a soft spot for any Palm based OS as my first handheld was a PalmPilot 1000 ( with the 512KB upgrade )
For more information see HP’s Website 16GB Wifi $ 499AU 32GB Wifi $599AU 64GB Wifi $699AU Note: HN is offering a bonus prepaid 3G wifi modem router with min 4GB of data with purchase until 11 Sept or until sold out