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  Reply # 509969 22-Aug-2011 14:49
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Pity the touchpad not 3G. Would be keen on one if it was.




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  Reply # 509984 22-Aug-2011 15:15
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freitasm: Apparently local retailers are sending the stock back to HP, instead of selling off.


Initially I think Harvey Norman Australia were going to do the same, but now they're selling the remaining units for AUD $98

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 510006 22-Aug-2011 16:07
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A certain retailer will have them for $139 16gb and $209 32gb from tomorrow.

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  Reply # 510009 22-Aug-2011 16:12
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throbb: A certain retailer will have them for $139 16gb and $209 32gb from tomorrow.


Either use the name of the retailer or don't bother posting. See FUG for more information.

"When talking about a company use their real name. We follow the principle that respect must go both ways."

EDIT: Sorry I if sounded harsh. My point is that there were more than a few retailers mentioned here. Speculative posts like the one above cause confusion. 




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  Reply # 510016 22-Aug-2011 16:21
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magu:
throbb: A certain retailer will have them for $139 16gb and $209 32gb from tomorrow.


Either use the name of the retailer or don't bother posting.  
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How does that help anyone?!

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  Reply # 510020 22-Aug-2011 16:26
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Jaxson:
magu:
throbb: A certain retailer will have them for $139 16gb and $209 32gb from tomorrow.


Either use the name of the retailer or don't bother posting.  
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How does that help anyone?!



I thought it would help to let people know that HP are offering price protection to retailers in New Zealand for them to sell them at this price. I'm sure tomorrow they'll be available at this price from anywhere that sells them. 

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  Reply # 510038 22-Aug-2011 16:52
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Awesome.

Goodluck my fellow geeks.

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  Reply # 510050 22-Aug-2011 17:10
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dclegg:
freitasm: Apparently local retailers are sending the stock back to HP, instead of selling off.


Initially I think Harvey Norman Australia were going to do the same, but now they're selling the remaining units for AUD $98


I wonder if HN NZ will be doing the same.  I'm getting a bit paranoid as I haven't received any shipping confirmation from Best buy yet.  I'll wait tomorrow, hopefully I can get someone over at Oz to buy this for me just as a cover.

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  Reply # 510053 22-Aug-2011 17:14
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throbb:
Jaxson:
magu:
throbb: A certain retailer will have them for $139 16gb and $209 32gb from tomorrow.


Either use the name of the retailer or don't bother posting.  
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How does that help anyone?!



I thought it would help to let people know that HP are offering price protection to retailers in New Zealand for them to sell them at this price. I'm sure tomorrow they'll be available at this price from anywhere that sells them. 


not keen on revealing who it is throbb? 

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  Reply # 510054 22-Aug-2011 17:15
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Regarding price drops:
Alphacity - No idea
Ascent - Supplier is unsure
Playtech - TBA
PPC - TBA

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  Reply # 510061 22-Aug-2011 17:24
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So who will be selling them cheaply from tommorow? Acquire?




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  Reply # 510296 23-Aug-2011 09:08
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wow geekfest bought out all the units from Harvey Norman Northwood in the 7 minutes its been open

 

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  Reply # 510298 23-Aug-2011 09:10
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Noel Leeming's purportedly have them for $137 and $207, but only for in-store sales, and none seem to be available in Wellington.

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  Reply # 510299 23-Aug-2011 09:11
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Noel Leeming are selling them for $140, in store only, one per person. I haven't seen them online yet.

http://www.stuff.co.nz/technology/gadgets/5490482/TouchPad-sold-off-at-bargain-basement-prices

Given the reviews i'm not as keen to get one any more. If I see one online I might grab it though, just to run android on and keep in my lounge.




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