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  Reply # 509863 22-Aug-2011 11:23
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bazzer: Did you guys have to pay sales tax?


yup, i did..  US$13 plus $9 shipping to a Houston address..  

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  Reply # 509870 22-Aug-2011 11:38
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How are you shipping back to NZ?
BuyUSA or some other?
Amazon don't like NZ address.




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  Reply # 509871 22-Aug-2011 11:38
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alexx: How are you shipping back to NZ?
BuyUSA or some other?
Amazon don't like NZ address.


I've got a BuyUSA address. 




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  Reply # 509884 22-Aug-2011 12:05
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bazzer: So are these worth buying or what?

IMO, yes.  for the price I paid( I think around 200NZD for 32G), the closest tablet I can get for that price are chinese knockoffs.  

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  Reply # 509888 22-Aug-2011 12:07
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alvin:
bazzer: So are these worth buying or what?

IMO, yes.  for the price I paid( I think around 200NZD for 32G), the closest tablet I can get for that price are chinese knockoffs.  


Exactly. Even if it's a DOA OS, the fact that there's a possibility that Android might be ported to it is already a big plus. And it's a nice piece of tech (even if it weighs a truckload more than an iPad 2). 




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  Reply # 509891 22-Aug-2011 12:13
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Can anybody please buy this for me? I want 1 please. I am the manager at Dannemora Community Pharmacy. I will pay cash and extra $20 dollars for helping me out. I am after 2 x 32 gb or 2 x 16 gb touchpad.

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  Reply # 509896 22-Aug-2011 12:23
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Just sorted my USA address, but AMAZON ran out... now back again, but at USD $299 for 32GB model. Frown




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  Reply # 509898 22-Aug-2011 12:25
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Same. I was too slow on the uptake, better luck next time. Please keep us posted if any more come up?

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  Reply # 509899 22-Aug-2011 12:34
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i need to shop around for accessories.  i wonder if it is cheaper to buy the touchstone dock here or in the US.

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  Reply # 509928 22-Aug-2011 13:38
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got a couple from amazon about 2 hours ago but just saw this on acquire.co.nz:

Hewlett Packard (HP) HP TouchPad 32GB WiFi - Check back on Tuesday for the latest hot price!
 

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  Reply # 509930 22-Aug-2011 13:42
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do you think they will lower the price cause i might cancel my order from amazon as shipping here is around 70

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  Reply # 509931 22-Aug-2011 13:43
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draculahowsby: do you think they will lower the price cause i might cancel my order from amazon as shipping here is around 70


Shipping from Amazon will still be cheaper, I think. 




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  Reply # 509948 22-Aug-2011 14:11
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pc: got a couple from amazon about 2 hours ago 

Ordered or shipped? I ordered one about two hours ago but I won't count my chickens until it ships :P

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  Reply # 509956 22-Aug-2011 14:24
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Behodar:
pc: got a couple from amazon about 2 hours ago 

Ordered or shipped? I ordered one about two hours ago but I won't count my chickens until it ships :P


Are you all going through buyUSA or similar?

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  Reply # 509962 22-Aug-2011 14:30
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Shipito for me.

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