Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 22nd Aug 2011 21:19 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Last week, HP killed its webOS devices unit. Over the weekend, the company slashed the prices on the TouchPad. The result? The TouchPad sold out completely in a matter of hours. This confirms what I've been hearing from friends and family: "I'd love a tablet, but I'm not paying laptop money for one."
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No, it isn't.
by leos on Mon 22nd Aug 2011 22:52 UTC
leos
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2005-09-21

The TouchPad's $99 price is a sign of things to come for the tablet market.

Yeah sure. The future of the tablet market is companies rushing to sell top notch hardware at a huge loss. By that brilliant reasoning the future of the car market is also Porsches for $5000. Just think of how many they could sell!

By the way, I bought a touchpad last night on impulse. Even if Android is never ported, for $100 it'll be a nice web browsing machine for a year and then a nice platform for some sort of tech project. Can't go wrong.

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