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[2]: Come On,People...
by jack_perry on Thu 18th Aug 2011 04:16 UTC in reply to "RE: Come On,People..."
jack_perry
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Okay, find me an HP Touchpad online that comes in significantly under the Best Buy price. :-)

I know what you're getting at, and fundamentally, you're right. But unless you can produce an example with the TouchPad, this is the wrong context to make that argument.

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