According to Monty Wong, vice-president of personal computing systems at HP Taiwan, webOS will be used for HP phones and tablets, but not notebooks. The HP Slate is a tablet, so what gives? WebOS comes to the HP Slate, that’s what. He also pointed out to Digitimes that the Slate will come out before October, and there will be lots of software support at launch. Sounds all in the positive, (except for Steve Ballmer who wanted an iPad competitor) if you ask your 13-year-old tech journalist.