[nSLUG] HP Touchpad Linux

Scott Walsh walsh at cs.dal.ca
Tue Aug 23 12:13:42 ADT 2011


Did anyone manage to snag a TouchPad?

My brain is stuck at not offering anyone more than $175 for a 16gb
version. I can't let the hoarders win. Some of the hoarders are looking
for $300 for the 16gb currently. I figure that a month or two will help
correct the prices.

On 11-08-21 05:28 PM, Cliff Cameron wrote:
> I spent the better part of the afternoon checking around HRM for one.
> All gone. The stores were apparently notified via email at 6 PM on
> Friday. Shortly after that, someone called the Staples in Bayer's Lake
> and bought all 22 they had in stock, including the floor/demo unit. The
> best lead I had was someone at Staples suggested I call HP Invent and
> see if they have any inventory left.
> 
> If anyone manages to land any of these, I'm looking for two, a 16 GB and
> a 32 GB if possible.
> 
> On Sun, Aug 21, 2011 at 2:24 AM, Daniel Arndt <danielarndt at gmail.com
> <mailto:danielarndt at gmail.com>> wrote:
> 
>     I also ordered one of these from the Staples website. I hope it
>     actually works out :)
> 
>     --
>     Daniel Arndt 
> 
>     http://web.cs.dal.ca/~darndt/ <http://web.cs.dal.ca/%7Edarndt/>
> 
> 
> 
>     On Sun, Aug 21, 2011 at 02:09, Nancy <nancy at esnesnon.com
>     <mailto:nancy at esnesnon.com>> wrote:
> 
>         The Staples website seems to be accepting online orders for the
>         HP TouchPad. It let me process an order and didn't say that it
>         was Sold Out. We'll see…
>         -n-
> 
> 
>         On 2011-08-20, at 9:51 PM, David Potter wrote:
> 
>>
>>         I was told the manufacturer is direct shipping them to the
>>         stores and individual stores have no idea how many, when or
>>         what models will arrive.
>>
>>         David
>>
>>         On 11-08-20 07:07 PM, Michael Gillie wrote:
>>>         Why even advertise a sale, if there are none to be had???
>>>
>>>         On Sat, Aug 20, 2011 at 5:35 PM, Nancy <nancy at esnesnon.com
>>>         <mailto:nancy at esnesnon.com>> wrote:
>>>
>>>             It would appear that they are sold out *everywhere*. The
>>>             guy at FS told me that they have been offering employees
>>>             that price for at least a week (maybe longer). There's
>>>             none to be had in NS, PEI, and the greater Ottawa area.
>>>             -n-
>>>
>>>             On 2011-08-20, at 5:30 PM, JD Trevors wrote:
>>>
>>>             > I could not find any available online
>>>             >
>>>             > JD
>>>             > On Sat, 2011-08-20 at 00:16 -0700, Steven R. Baker wrote:
>>>             >> I don't know what support is like, but FutureShop has
>>>             them tomorrow for $99 16G and $149 32G. That's $300 and
>>>             $350 savings.
>>>             >>
>>>             >> -Steven
>>>             >>
>>>
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