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HP TouchPad Review – Living Up to its Potential? (video)

by Jon Rettinger | July 11, 2011July 11, 2011 9:15 am PST

HP TouchPadI’ve gotten to spend some time with the TouchPad now, so it’s time to see if this is the savior for webOS that we think it might be.

The first thing you’ll notice is that this device picks up fingerprints like nothing else out there.  While most tablets let you easily wipe them away, this one makes you scrub with a good bit of effort to get the screen clean again.  Not a huge thing, but annoying.

Check out the full video above for all of my thoughts on the HP TouchPad and whether or not it’s a good value for the money considering it’s in the same price point range as the iPad 2 and Galaxy Tab 10.1.  Then leave your comments below and let us know what you think of the HP TouchPad.  The device that HP and webOS needed, or just another tablet on the heap of so many others?

Jon Rettinger

Jon, perhaps best known by his YouTube alter ego Jon4Lakers, has a love for technology that can never be quenched, no matter how hard he tries. If...