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[5]: Comment by kovacm
by kristoph on Thu 18th Aug 2011 02:02 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Comment by kovacm"
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I know right, those Verizon customers would simply never buy an iPhone once they tried Android.

Oh but wait ...

As discussed by Ryan Cavanagh last week, Verizon’s share of iPhone traffic continues to increase, but it seems that Verizon is gaining market share in Apple’s prominent smartphone at the expense of its other, Android-running devices.

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RE[6]: Comment by kovacm
by aldo on Thu 18th Aug 2011 11:06 in reply to "RE[5]: Comment by kovacm"
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The USA is not the world.

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