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post #31 of 320 (permalink) Old 2011-08-19, 10:43 PM
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I wonder how long the eco-system for the touchpad will last. HP has pretty much already given a "screw you" sign to consumers.
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post #32 of 320 (permalink) Old 2011-08-19, 10:48 PM
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True. If they kill the app store fairly quickly I would feel buyer's remorse even at $99. It's tempting to go grab one now though since a future shop store is on my way home.
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They seem to already be all out of stock at all Calgary future shops. At least according to their web site. Shows Red Deer as the closest one with stock.
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Yep, both my online ISPU were cancelled, too.

Though there are a lot out there, so if BB/FS refresh their stock at this price (maybe not, they could have just been clearing it out)

Or we may see them in places like xs cargo

For $100 it's a good media player/browsing device.
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At $100 I would have been tempted, if anyone had had stock. There's a group of well known Android devs who are going to try to port Android to it.

Ah well. I'm sure I'm better served saving my money for something better.
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My thoughts too.
$100 can be well spent on non-impulse purchases

Who knows. If FS/BB/HP's webstore restocks, I might still bite.
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Staples is also honoring the new prices. Picked up a 32 gig there or $150.
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Only ones left now are from hp.ca , 32gb only: http://h20386.www2.hp.com/CanadaStor...=FB359UA%23ABL
Site saye $499, but I called and cs said the price will be adjusted on Monday. Anyone who paid higher price than the clearance price will also get refunded. Way to do the right thing, HP.

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Nice, ordered one.

Their phone line is going to be clogged Monday, lol.
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Thanks for the info, BCScott, placed an order for one.

I would assume HP will automatically adjust the prices or provide refunds, With so many people ordering I can't see them waiting for the call centre to be flooded with calls to get the price adjusted.
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on Friday they were $499 at Costco
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The discounted prices are showing on this page:

http://h41112.www4.hp.com/promo/webo...-touchpad.html
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is there a Kindle app for HP Touch
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HP site shows discounted price but when you hit buy now from HP it shows the full price... Id like to snag one now, but not sure if they will honor the lower price.. I suppose i could always cancel the order..

The guys at XDA are assembling to try and get android ported.. Even dual boot has been suggested

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Considering the page linked above advertises it, if they don't adjust they're going to piss off a LOT of people.
And I would certainly be cancelling

If I end up getting one for the discount price, I'm counting on the android community cooking up something nice.
Even if they don't, it's still a good media/browser for $100/150, as mentioned
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