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Re: HP To Shut Down WebOS Operations
« Reply #105 on: 2011-Aug-23 »
...And now it looks like Staples doesn't even list it any more. On the plus side you can get a touchstone from them for a really good price.

...Sigh....

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« Reply #106 on: 2011-Aug-23 »
Now the question is do you buy from Play and hope (like hell) that they honour a price fall (assuming they do one)?...

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« Reply #107 on: 2011-Aug-23 »
Ooh I don't know, it may be worth the risk, I know in the U.S. HP are offering refunds for customers who bought at full price but I can't find similar info here?
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« Reply #108 on: 2011-Aug-23 »
Down here in Australia, Harvey Norman sold all of the 6000 touchpads in stock in 1 hr 40 mins....
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« Reply #109 on: 2011-Aug-23 »
Dabs.com had some, added to box, time I registered it was out of stock!  :rant:
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« Reply #110 on: 2011-Aug-23 »
Damn, was keeping an eye on them but an emergency at work took my eye off the ball...

And it looks like their site is running like a dog, plus I don't think they are stocking it anymore.

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Re: HP To Shut Down WebOS Operations
« Reply #111 on: 2011-Aug-23 »
Rumours are circulating that Staples have actually cancelled ALL orders from today.

I've heard nothing one way or the another. I'm hoping for the best, but fearing the worst.
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« Reply #112 on: 2011-Aug-23 »
Think we should have actually gone to the stores...

As a heads up the Misco site is no longer responding. It was fine about an hour ago with £400+ prices...

Oh and Pixmania hid the stock for a bit and now they are showing temporarily out of stock (until the end of time I would imagine).

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Re: HP To Shut Down WebOS Operations
« Reply #114 on: 2011-Aug-23 »
Yeah  I saw that. Just thought it would be US only...

Interestingly Pre3 is supposed to be about £49. Annoying since I thought I had a heck of a deal for £130 for a Pre2 a few months ago... grumble...

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Re: HP To Shut Down WebOS Operations
« Reply #115 on: 2011-Aug-23 »
Cool.  ;)

Argos still has them in stock at old price, maybe one to watch.
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« Reply #116 on: 2011-Aug-23 »
Amazon had the 16gb climb to about £410 and now has plummeted to £249. Don't know what's up with that. Pre-firesale slashing?

Also Misco. Online reports said it was getting stock in and the site has been unresponsive for the last couple of hours.

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Re: HP To Shut Down WebOS Operations
« Reply #118 on: 2011-Aug-23 »
Do you know anyone in the US that can buy it for you ?
I have a link to a site in the US, their stock had about 5000
yesterday and this morning 32gb for 149, dropped today to
790 now 688. I got a friend to order one for me and he seems
to think it went through ok.
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Re: HP To Shut Down WebOS Operations
« Reply #119 on: 2011-Aug-23 »
Ah, nice article there, handy, thank you.  ;)
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