Earlier this month HP told CNET it was planning to get back into the mobile game with a long-term plan to enter the smartphone market.
Then, this week, we saw some images floating around the Web with captions claiming the photos were leaked shots of HP's new phones. The pictured phone bore an uncanny resemblance to an iPhone running a stock Android OS, with a low-resolution HP logo slapped on the back.
Even more amazing, it only took HP two weeks to turn the notion of getting back into the smartphone market at some point into a new prototype phone.
Or... this particular leak was a hoax. And a pretty crude one at that.… Read more