HP announced a trio of WebOS touchscreen devices at a press conference in San Francisco this week and hinted that the operating system is making its way to the PC.
WebOS: Windows contender
Now, this isn't to say that it will be a full-on Windows replacement but it looks as if WebOS could be an overlay to use on touchscreen PCs, which would make the touch experience better than what Windows 7 currently offers - and backs up a rumour which was doing the rounds late 2010.
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It is unclear whether HP is looking to port WebOS on to non-touchscreen computers as well.
HP announced that it is working with developers to bring the best WebOS experience to phones and beyond – so it will be interesting to see how this will affect the company's relationship with Microsoft.