When Hewlett-Packard bought the Palm last year, it became clear that the corporation is made mainly from a desire to get a patent pool and enter into a tablet business. In addition, it is clear that HP does not want to communicate with Google Android.
However, in a conversation with Phil McKinney, the president and technical director of personal systems group, and Richard Kerris, Vice-President for Relations with webOS-developers, information was revealed that HP does not preclude the release tablet products operating under the authority of the upcoming Microsoft Windows 8.
In general, relations with the HP Redmond has always been friendly, close and fruitful, however, a business tablet Slate 500 to the foundation of Windows 7 was quite a failure, but precisely because of the unpreparedness of Microsoft-platform to the specifics of this class of devices. Windows 8, by contrast, will receive all the necessary capabilities for the tablets, including touch-screen interface and Web-based applications.