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I already have an iPad 1. should i get a touchpad? the iPad isnt really "Mine" more of a family thing. what can the touchpad do my iPad can't and is there a possibility of android on it? i can't decide if i want one or not. its just so cheap.
    
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HP Touchpad for sure. At least the Touchpad has flash.
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It's $100, for a well-made tablet this is nothing. If you can find one, buy it!
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Touchpad is useless IMO. No support=no apps. Unless you just surf the internet/watch movies. Good deal then.
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also do you guys think after all this rush people will realize this thing sucks, dump them on ebay and the prices will go WAY down?

i really only want this for the possibility of android. also it would make a cool alarm clock.
    
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Touchpad is useless IMO. No support=no apps. Unless you just surf the internet/watch movies. Good deal then.

Android = root = ROMs.

With the price drop, there WILL be ported ROMs. That automatically makes it worth buying.

edit: Just to be clear, I do know it's not Android stock, but when has that ever stopped any Android dev?
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Originally Posted by Citra;14658918 
Touchpad is useless IMO. No support=no apps. Unless you just surf the internet/watch movies. Good deal then.

They probably just had their customer base increase by ~500K+. It wont make it the iPad appstore, but it might tempt a few. For $100, when the most used apps will likely be the browser anyway? Not bad. If you can find one that is.
    
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For $100 the Touchpad is a steal. Hell the IPS display is worth that much....
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It doesn't suck, i've owned one for about 5 hours now.

WebOS is amazing, and now that a TON of people bought them, probably Devs will pick up on this.

If not, an android port should come soon, and then problem solved.

And for me, it is perfect tablet anyways, because all i really use tablets for is web browsing. I rarely use any apps on my Ipad.
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post #10 of 25
Apps are so useless in my opinion. I just need a solid browsing experience in a small package I can take to work. At $100 this thing is perfect (if I can find one)...
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