[nSLUG] HP Touchpad Linux

Matt Chamberlain chamberlain2007 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 23 15:07:48 ADT 2011


God, I wish!

On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 5:59 PM, Nancy <nancy at esnesnon.com> wrote:

> I just received a package from Staples containing an HP TouchPad :D
>
> There's 2 interesting things about this:
> 1) They had emailed saying that they would email me once my order was
> processed - pending inventory availability,
> 2) I had asked to have it shipped to my local store (since I wasn't sure if
> I would be home during the day)
>
> The did neither of these things. Thankfully, I was still home (just on my
> way out the door) when the Staples truck pulled up.
> Did anyone else get one?
> -n-
>
> On 2011-08-23, at 12:13 PM, Scott Walsh wrote:
>
> > 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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