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  Reply # 514502 31-Aug-2011 14:36
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HP may resurrect TouchPad

http://www.stuff.co.nz/technology/gadgets/5534516/HP-may-resurrect-TouchPad

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  Reply # 514521 31-Aug-2011 15:17
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ok an update for people who ordered from mobicity, i was talking to one of their reps and he told me that the orders are going to begin shipping between the 8th - 14th of September.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 514544 31-Aug-2011 15:48
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I'm still hoping that Mobicity send me one :(




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  Reply # 514577 31-Aug-2011 16:38
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sonyab: HP may resurrect TouchPad

http://www.stuff.co.nz/technology/gadgets/5534516/HP-may-resurrect-TouchPad


If they keep the $140 price point it will be a winner!  




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  Reply # 514585 31-Aug-2011 16:51
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by now they should know the prices they are going for on eBay,amazon,local auction sites and if they still sell it @ 99/149 and not try recuperate some of that 100mil right off they are morons. 

Anyone know when hp will be restocking? wouldnt mind buying a few or even registering as reseller to get a few for tm 

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  Reply # 514587 31-Aug-2011 16:53
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sonyab: HP may resurrect TouchPad

http://www.stuff.co.nz/technology/gadgets/5534516/HP-may-resurrect-TouchPad


reading this article, it almost sounds like HP doing this firesale thing is like flooding the market with webos, then they have a decent market share, then they will develop hard on top, then they will have a greater chance completing with android and ios..

the only down turn is most of the touchpads when to resellers, that they make their bits on top, just by seening the amount of touchpads for sale on amazon and ebay, even our little nz's trademe has a few for sale.. its disappointing really

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  Reply # 514588 31-Aug-2011 16:55
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Just wait for the 'Refurbished' units to hit the market... they really will be a bargain!!

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  Reply # 514590 31-Aug-2011 16:57
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oxnsox: Just wait for the 'Refurbished' units to hit the market... they really will be a bargain!!


not sure about that, i don't think there will be much of the refurbished units around as it haven't been on the market long enough to have a decent amount...

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  Reply # 514593 31-Aug-2011 17:04
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Sadly,

"To put a finer point on things, the limited quantity of TouchPads that will be made available will only be available in the US," a HP spokesperson told news.com.au this morning.

Read more: http://www.news.com.au/technology/tablets/hp-making-more-touchpads-but-not-for-australians/story-fn6...




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  Reply # 514594 31-Aug-2011 17:05
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jasonsti:
oxnsox: Just wait for the 'Refurbished' units to hit the market... they really will be a bargain!!


not sure about that, i don't think there will be much of the refurbished units around as it haven't been on the market long enough to have a decent amount...

Although it was a tongue in check comment

They've sold hundreds of thousands of these things, or more... in a week!!
Me thinks that any that do come up won't happen in this country anyway.

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  Reply # 514597 31-Aug-2011 17:12
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oxnsox:
jasonsti:
oxnsox: Just wait for the 'Refurbished' units to hit the market... they really will be a bargain!!


not sure about that, i don't think there will be much of the refurbished units around as it haven't been on the market long enough to have a decent amount...

Although it was a tongue in check comment

They've sold hundreds of thousands of these things, or more... in a week!!
Me thinks that any that do come up won't happen in this country anyway.


totally agree with you, nz is like that last country to get anything, can't blame them, as our population is not meeting big companies cup of tea.....

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  Reply # 514604 31-Aug-2011 17:22
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Can someone who has received one give me the LxWxH measurements of the box so I can determine shipping costs? If you happen to have a scale handy and could give the weight as well that would be great, although I read that it's 3.2 kg. Thanks.




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  Reply # 514606 31-Aug-2011 17:25
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Dreamy: Can someone who has received one give me the LxWxH measurements of the box so I can determine shipping costs? If you happen to have a scale handy and could give the weight as well that would be great, although I read that it's 3.2 kg. Thanks.


I'd be interested in that too, as well as a reliable forwarding service to use. I've seen shipito mentioned here a few times. Are they pretty reliable to use? 

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  Reply # 514609 31-Aug-2011 17:27
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shipito just charged me 156 usd incl all fees to get 4touchpads sent here with cases and total weight of 20pounds by fedex international priority.

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  Reply # 514620 31-Aug-2011 17:55
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draculahowsby: shipito just charged me 156 usd incl all fees to get 4touchpads sent here with cases and total weight of 20pounds by fedex international priority.


what is shipito like, have you used them before this?
so if i order from hp and use the shipito address, will it get to me in nz?

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