webOS Runs On iPad 2 Twice As Fast As On The TouchPad
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It should be noted that TouchPad runs on single core Qualcomm ARM processors, but iPad 2 runs on Samsung’s dual core silicon processors.
The future of the webOS is yet unsettled, and while some have speculated that it can be acquired by Amazon, other have suggested that it is better for HP to sell off the patents regarding the webOS and earn the profit relative to the acquisition price for Palm.
Also the report writes that the hardware for TouchPad had generally designed when HP bought Palm in April, 2010. And engineers had to make webOS to run on existing hardware. Reportedly the TouchPad hardware imposed constraints on innovation ability of the team that ultimately led to the bad sales of the tablet.
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