LG to purchase WebOS from HP

In some rather surprising news, yesterday we heard that LG are purchasing the WebOS platform from HP to use in their smart TV setup in the future.  There are no plans to make mobile devices with this OS but it will be interesting to see what they can offer when combined with a TV

LG to purchase WebOS from HP

Many people were sad at reading the news HP were no longer going to use this platform and this soon led to massive price cuts on both the Touchpad and Pre devices but with LG taking over there will be new life although at least away from the mobile space.

Were you a WebOS fan or own one of their products?, if so why not leave your comments below and discuss your views on this news

Here is the press release from LG.

Source – LG