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]: HP Touchpad
by Clinton on Mon 22nd Aug 2011 06:00 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: HP Touchpad"
Clinton
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2005-07-05

Allow me to respond to that by quoting the response of every Apple fanboy ever when confronted with the overwhelming dominance of Windows:

"Clearly that's just because they're too ignorant to realize that there are alternatives."


I don't know, in my case I do know there are alternatives, but I think the iPhone and iPad provide the most consistent and polished user experience (with the exception of turn-based GPS on my Droid--when it worked).

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