Linked by David Adams on Wed 17th Aug 2011 17:46 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Ars Technica is reporting that US Retailer Best Buy has been able to sell less than 10% of the TouchPad tablets that it ordered from HP, and now wants HP to take them back. Similarly, deal-a-day site Woot offered TouchPads at a very aggressive price, and only managed to sell 612 of them. This is for a site that often sells out goofy tech widgets in hours. When the TouchPad was gearing up for release, there seemed to be a fair amount of interest among geeks. Is it just that it hasn't resonated the same way with the general public, or have people just been disappointed once they've put their hands on one?
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RE[4]: Comment by kovacm
by Thom_Holwerda on Wed 17th Aug 2011 21:33 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by kovacm"
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Let's not forget that the iPhone's acceptance has been held back by only being officially allowed to run on one US carrier ( which was their own doing ) up until this year.

Nonsense argument. Not only has the arrival of the iPhone on Verizon done zero-nada to stop Android's insane growth in the US, Android is growing just as fast in countries where the iPhone has always been available on all carriers.

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