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[3]: Come On,People...
by vitae on Thu 18th Aug 2011 05:39 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Come On,People..."
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Well just for the sake of conversation, atm I will probably have to be satisfied with being fundamentally right. However, if these things actually get sent back to HP, are they not likely to end up at some online outlet at wholesale prices? So somebody who has their heart set on one of these would be best to wait, no?

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