Controversial JooJoo tablet to be phased out
(AP) -- A tablet computer that got a controversial start last year is being discontinued.
JooJoo won't be updated with new software that its maker, Fusion Garage, says it is producing.
High-profile technology blogger Michael Arrington of TechCrunch sued Fusion Garage in late 2009 after the implosion of a joint effort between the two companies to build the CrunchPad, a cheap tablet for Web surfing. Fusion Garage announced it would sell the device under a new name, without Arrington's involvement.
The 12.1-inch JooJoo went on sale in February for $500. Fusion Garage, based in Singapore, won't say how many were sold.
The federal lawsuit is ongoing.
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