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[Pre Central] HP Begins TouchPad Liquidation, 16GB for $99 and 32GB for $149  

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Get them while they're hot!

IMPORTANT: HP's price drop will take effect August 20, 2011.


EDIT: SlickDeals.net has a tricky way of getting TouchPads into US soil. Thanks, ForumViewer!
Update: There have been reports of orders not getting through due to the traffic and overwhelming number of customers. Tread carefully.

SlickDeals


EDIT 2: Best Buy will be stocking its remaining inventory of TouchPads starting tomorrow, 1 SKU per person. Thanks, AMDPhenomX4!

Best Buy
Edited by jjsoviet - 8/20/11 at 6:57pm
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I almost want to buy a few and resell them but I know I won't make any money once everyone discovers this.
 
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That's cheap. o_O

My speculation states.. They're doing this for publicity.
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That's cheap. o_O

My speculation states.. They're doing this for publicity.
No, they're doing it because Best Buy stocked a ton of them and barely sold any. Then they made HP take all the stock back.
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No, they're doing it because Best Buy stocked a ton of them and barely sold any. Then they made HP take all the stock back.
Never know, man.
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they are doing this because there getting out of building computer, phones, tablets and such like that. they stated there is no money left in this market and gearing toward cloud computing and VDI
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Worth buying at this price?

Btw what is so wrong with the Touchpad that everyone is complaining about it?
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i have no use for one of these things...but $150?
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Worth buying at this price?

Btw what is so wrong with the Touchpad that everyone is complaining about it?
Poor marketing, poor real-world performance despite WebOS being a very capable multitasking OS.

If this can be crammed with CyanogenMod or Honeycomb, I'll be getting it.
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