It appears as if Hewlett-Packard is preparing to enter the mobile space and is looking to bring Android along for the ride. It’s at once an interesting and quite belated response to the idea that we are no longer wondering when the year of mobile will happen. That moment came and went quite some time ago.
ReadWrite Mobile reports
Having failed to carve out a place for itself in the post-PC era, Hewlett-Packard is now taking drastic measures — by adopting Google’s Android operating system to run a series of upcoming mobile devices.
It’s a bit of a Hail Mary pass for HP, which has fallen years behind its rivals in the mobile space. It’s also a big win for Google, which adds another powerful partner to the Android ecosystem.