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[TechCrunch] HP Is Reviving The $99 TouchPad Firesale! Refurb Models To Hit HP’s Ebay Store On 12/11

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Starting Sunday, December 11th at 6:00 p.m. Central time, 16GB and 32GB Touchpads will be available on HP’s ebay store. A $79 accessory bundle will also be available, which includes a case, charging dock and wireless keyboard. Look for them in the laptop section. As you would expect, there are some caveats with this deal with the main disappointment being these are refurbished TouchPads rather than the brand new models sold during the first firesale.

The refurbished 16GB and 32GB models will be available in an unannounced quantity. Sales will be limited to just two SKUs per ebay member and PayPal must be used to complete the transaction. All sales are final and the product only comes with a 90-day warranty. HP wants these things gone.

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People claim that the HP ebay store only ships to the US, so it's probably US only.
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omg... im excite... so getting one smile.gif))
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Man after the first sale and the sour taste left in my mouth after scrambling to get one and failing the 2nd day of the sale HP can keep them as far as I am concerned. I may not have as many options with the playbook but it will do what I need it for.
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What is the draw to these things? Why so cheap?
 
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Originally Posted by Maxxa View Post

Man after the first sale and the sour taste left in my mouth after scrambling to get one and failing the 2nd day of the sale HP can keep them as far as I am concerned. I may not have as many options with the playbook but it will do what I need it for.
You're a smart one.
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I wonder if they do international shipping. I really want one to watch movies during the day at school so I don't have to carry my notebook around.
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Hmm, my brother works for HP, maybe he can get me one.

Seems CM7.1 works on them and you can get Netflix to work, and that is my main desire for one.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by snoball View Post

What is the draw to these things? Why so cheap?

Despite the OS being discontinued, people have been working to port android over to the HP. There you go, you get an extremely discounted android tablet.

cheap because they're not making them anymore and want to cut their losses, and because it's refurb.
 
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Sweeeet.
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Not this again. (debating whether to buy one biggrin.gif)
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