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Re: HP To Shut Down WebOS Operations
« Reply #45 on: 2011-Aug-21 »
I've been searching here in the states, but no luck. Sold out everywhere. I'm going to offer $99 for my loaner.
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Re: HP To Shut Down WebOS Operations
« Reply #46 on: 2011-Aug-21 »
OK, I got 3 for $ 180 on eBay. Not the best deal but 1/2 price anyway.
So, this looks like time for another compo.

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Re: HP To Shut Down WebOS Operations
« Reply #47 on: 2011-Aug-21 »
Die You bought onefor mehr too? If it be true let me know where to pay.
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Re: HP To Shut Down WebOS Operations
« Reply #48 on: 2011-Aug-21 »
OK, I got 3 for $ 180 on eBay. Not the best deal but 1/2 price anyway.
So, this looks like time for another compo.

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Re: HP To Shut Down WebOS Operations
« Reply #49 on: 2011-Aug-21 »
wow great idea !

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Re: HP To Shut Down WebOS Operations
« Reply #50 on: 2011-Aug-21 »
Bah, can't see it anywhere on sale... Ebayers are well over the £200 mark.  :'(
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Re: HP To Shut Down WebOS Operations
« Reply #51 on: 2011-Aug-21 »
Well that really sucks...  I have a Symbian OS smart phone, not the greatest OS in the world but it has done what I'd needed from it, and I was hoping to upgrade to WebOS eventually as I really don't like Android or iOS.  Problem is that those are likely to become pretty much the only mainstream OS's in the market now...  Well, I guess you can include the next Microsoft one as I believe that is what Nokia is switching to from Symbian, but that really doesn't interest me either. :)
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Re: HP To Shut Down WebOS Operations
« Reply #52 on: 2011-Aug-21 »
You could always install Android on the TouchPad(TouchDroid):
http://rootzwiki.com/showthread.php?t=3327&p=67699
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Re: HP To Shut Down WebOS Operations
« Reply #53 on: 2011-Aug-21 »
Not just that but $99 for a tablet of that quality would be awesome. My pre2 is a brilliant test device for GLB off a windows PC, so I assume the TP would be too.

Unfortunately even though Amazon has drastically dropped the price of the TP it is still £279. What's that about 4 times the price after conversion? Rip off Britain again...  Then again I've heard of HP refunding the difference so lots of people are buying full price then getting the discount. Bit of a gamble though esp if they reject it as you bought after the news (hard to prove you knew about it though)

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Re: HP To Shut Down WebOS Operations
« Reply #54 on: 2011-Aug-21 »
Shit, I just bid for a TouchPad with 300€ in delivery costs... eBay should not let this "trick" to be done.

I asked the seller to cancel my bid...
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Re: HP To Shut Down WebOS Operations
« Reply #55 on: 2011-Aug-22 »
mine was on eBay (USA) and has about 70$ shipping fees. It's reduced a bit for 3 pads.
You can "suggest a price" and 180 was accepted instantly. I have the slight feeling 120 should have been my first guess.
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Re: HP To Shut Down WebOS Operations
« Reply #57 on: 2011-Aug-22 »
Ah, I had 1 in my cart when the site crashed. I hope it's flagged as "bought" so I can really get it. 99 EUR - amazing.

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Re: HP To Shut Down WebOS Operations
« Reply #58 on: 2011-Aug-22 »
The UK store states the item can't be found  >:D

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Re: HP To Shut Down WebOS Operations
« Reply #59 on: 2011-Aug-22 »
Yeah I know. It's rubbish in the UK. The Amazon price has been going up since the weekend! Was down to £279, then £300, and now more like £315. Obviously no-one has got the message to get rid of them quick.

Then again if you have the balls then buy for £300 and email HP like mad about getting the difference paid back to you ($99 difference). Should work...

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