[nSLUG] HP Touchpad Linux

Daniel Arndt danielarndt at gmail.com
Tue Aug 23 16:41:46 ADT 2011


Strange,

Staples emailed me back saying they were out of stock and my order has been
cancelled.. though they did take my order at first and it said it was in
stock online.

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Daniel Arndt

http://web.cs.dal.ca/~darndt/



On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 15:07, Matt Chamberlain
<chamberlain2007 at gmail.com>wrote:

> 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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