HP Drops Touchpad & WebOS

In a press release issued today, HP states they will “discontinue operations for webOS devices, specifically the TouchPad and webOS phones“.

The sales of these products were bleak according to numerous media reports.

Hewlett-Packard Cloud Service

It appears that HP might unviel a new cloud service for their new Touchpad, according to Billboard, who confirmed the labels were in negotiations with this company.

The new Touchpad will be released on July 1st in the United States and July 15th in Canada. It will be available for pre-order from HP Canada on June 19.

Free X-Box For Canadian Students

Canadian students that purchase a HP computer from Future Shop or Best Buy will be eligible for a free X-Box.

The HP computer must cost more than $599 and must be purchased by June 30th, 2011. For additional details consult the official Microsoft press release or the Microsoft special offer site.