Despite facing an uphill battle, former Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein was very optimistic about WebOS's prospects today at the Dive Into Mobile conference today, stating that they wasn't out of the smartphone os race yet. I want to believe you Jon, I really do...
Here's the problem though, Jon: when your parent company—ahem, HP, ahem—seems a little too excited about shoving your underrated smartphone OS into a godforsaken printer than they do about cranking out smartphones and tablets, one has to wonder what that means for the longterm prospects of WebOS.
But admitting past shortcomings was a good first step of self-realization, Jon. Now come out at CES with some exciting new products. Preferably ones that use that secret virtual keyboard. [Bits]