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<p>Jon Rubinstein, senior vice president and general manager for Palm, holds the Palm TouchPad during a media presentation at the Herbst Pavilion at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, February 9, 2011. REUTERS/Beck Deifenbach</p>

Jon Rubinstein, senior vice president and general manager for Palm, holds the Palm TouchPad during a media presentation at the Herbst Pavilion at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, February 9, 2011. REUTERS/Beck Deifenbach

Jon Rubinstein, senior vice president and general manager for Palm, holds the Palm TouchPad during a media presentation at the Herbst Pavilion at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, February 9, 2011. REUTERS/Beck Deifenbach

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<p>The Palm TouchPad is shown on a screen during a media presentation at the Herbst Pavilion at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, February 9, 2011. REUTERS/Beck Deifenbach</p>

The Palm TouchPad is shown on a screen during a media presentation at the Herbst Pavilion at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, February 9, 2011. REUTERS/Beck Deifenbach

The Palm TouchPad is shown on a screen during a media presentation at the Herbst Pavilion at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, February 9, 2011. REUTERS/Beck Deifenbach

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<p>Jon Rubinstein, senior vice president and general manager for Palm, takes the stage during a media presentation at the Herbst Pavilion at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, February 9, 2011. REUTERS/Beck Deifenbach</p>

Jon Rubinstein, senior vice president and general manager for Palm, takes the stage during a media presentation at the Herbst Pavilion at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, February 9, 2011. REUTERS/Beck Deifenbach

Jon Rubinstein, senior vice president and general manager for Palm, takes the stage during a media presentation at the Herbst Pavilion at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, February 9, 2011. REUTERS/Beck Deifenbach

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<p>Hewlett-Packard's new TouchPad in an image courtesy of the company. REUTERS/Palm</p>

Hewlett-Packard's new TouchPad in an image courtesy of the company. REUTERS/Palm

Hewlett-Packard's new TouchPad in an image courtesy of the company. REUTERS/Palm

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<p>Members of the media and corporate staff wait outside the Herbst Pavilion at the Fort Mason Center for the HP/Palm webOS event in San Francisco, February 9, 2011. REUTERS/Beck Deifenbach</p>

Members of the media and corporate staff wait outside the Herbst Pavilion at the Fort Mason Center for the HP/Palm webOS event in San Francisco, February 9, 2011. REUTERS/Beck Deifenbach

Members of the media and corporate staff wait outside the Herbst Pavilion at the Fort Mason Center for the HP/Palm webOS event in San Francisco, February 9, 2011. REUTERS/Beck Deifenbach

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<p>Jon Rubinstein, senior vice president and general manager for Palm, holds his company's Veer phone during a media presentation at the Herbst Pavilion at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, February 9, 2011. REUTERS/Beck Deifenbach</p>

Jon Rubinstein, senior vice president and general manager for Palm, holds his company's Veer phone during a media presentation at the Herbst Pavilion at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, February 9, 2011. REUTERS/Beck Deifenbach

Jon Rubinstein, senior vice president and general manager for Palm, holds his company's Veer phone during a media presentation at the Herbst Pavilion at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, February 9, 2011. REUTERS/Beck Deifenbach

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