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HP TouchPad: Desperately Discounted

HP TouchPad: Desperately Discounted

How much did you pay for your tablet? If you picked up an HP TouchPad in the past day or so, you could have shaved anything up to $200 off the list price for the webOS slate, as HP and its retail partners kick off a round of aggressive discounting. It's a risky way to boost sales: the TouchPad is a mere month into the market and met with mixed reviews, and it would be easy to see this as HP's tablet project falling flat on its touchscreen face.

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HP TouchPad now $299.99 in Staples promo

HP TouchPad now $299.99 in Staples promo

Tempted by that Woot $380 HP TouchPad deal we mentioned earlier today? There could be a way to get an even cheaper TouchPad, if you're near a Staples this weekend. The retailer has already dropped the TouchPad by $100 from August 5 to 7, but webOSroundup spotted a Fatwallet coupon that promises another $100 off again. That could bring the 16GB TouchPad down to just $299.99.

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HP TouchPad hits Woot with $120 discount

HP TouchPad hits Woot with $120 discount

Discounts on HP's TouchPad tablet have been unavoidable this past week, and now Woot has slashed a full $120 off the sticker price of a new, 16GB model. On offer for one day only and while stocks last, it's the biggest cut we've seen to-date on the webOS tablet, itself only on sale for a little over a month.

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HP TouchPad 16GB Discounted $100 August 5-7

HP TouchPad 16GB Discounted $100 August 5-7

All of you waiting for the right moment to grab HP's first big tablet effort in the HP TouchPad online, this might be that time. This is the 16GB version of the TouchPad, only the 16GB version mind you, not the 32GB version, that'll be getting a full $100 discount from it's full $499.99 price. This price drop will be taking place between the 5th and the 7th of this month, August 2011, and will afterward jump back up to full price. This combined with this week's webOS 3.0.2 update for tablet and it may be a deal you just HAVE to take advantage of.

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HP TouchPad gets up to $60 price cut to prompt sales

HP TouchPad gets up to $60 price cut to prompt sales

HP's TouchPad didn't have to wait long before it was discounted; resellers like Amazon and Best Buy slashed $10 off the webOS slate's sticker price less than two weeks after it went on sale. Now HP has got in on the act, offering a $50 "instant rebate" - aka a discount - for online sales made before September 10. The price cut is unlikely to help speculation that sales have been underwhelming in the face of rivals like Apple's iPad 2.

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HP TouchPad webOS 3.0.2 hits tablet OTA

HP TouchPad webOS 3.0.2 hits tablet OTA

As expected, HP has begun pushing out its OTA TouchPad update, bringing webOS 3.0.2 to the 9.7-inch tablet. The new firmware boosts performance and reliability, HP claims, in addition to boosting attachment rendering speed in the email app and tweaking how punctuation is automatically added in when you type words like "can't."

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Kindle app for HP TouchPad released

Kindle app for HP TouchPad released

Amazon has finally released the much-anticipated Kindle app for the HP TouchPad, allowing owners of the 9.7-inch webOS slate to access their existing ebook library as well as purchase new titles. Fresh to the App Catalog, the new beta is so new that Amazon doesn't even list it on its Kindle app page yet.

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HP TouchPad arrives in UK

HP TouchPad arrives in UK

In the UK and envious of the HP TouchPad that landed in the US at the top of the month? Fret no longer, webOS fans; the 9.7-inch slate has finally gone on sale, priced at £399 for the 16GB WiFi-only version and £479 for the 32GB model. As in the US, there's still no integrated-3G option on offer.

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HP TouchPad Discounted On Amazon, Best Buy

HP TouchPad Discounted On Amazon, Best Buy

The HP TouchPad launched not more than two weeks ago and is already getting a price cut on Amazon and Best Buy. Although many folks like the WebOS 3.0 platform, it still needs work. Plus, the TouchPad hardware has been highly criticized in reviews. These factors in addition to the HP TouchPad 4G announcement may have spurred these price cuts.

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HP TouchPad 4G With Faster Processor Unveiled For AT&T

HP TouchPad 4G With Faster Processor Unveiled For AT&T

A recently leaked HP roadmap revealed that a new 4G version of the HP TouchPad would hit sometime in August. Well, the company has come forth and confirmed those rumors with an announcement today that there will indeed be an upcoming TouchPad 4G and it's heading to AT&T. But more surprisingly, it features a faster processor.

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HP TouchPad update due in ten days time

HP TouchPad update due in ten days time

HP will push out a webOS 3.0 update for the HP TouchPad tablet in around ten days time, according to personal systems group chief  Todd Bradley. Speaking on the shift of ex-Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein from his role as webOS lead to a more general position at the helm of product innovation, The Boston Globe reports, Bradley suggested that the TouchPad's July 1 release was, in fact, a "soft launch" for the slate, and that advertising and other efforts will be redoubled from next week.

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HP webOS gets exec shuffle: Rubenstein moves away, TouchPad owners concerned

HP webOS gets exec shuffle: Rubenstein moves away, TouchPad owners concerned

Ex Palm CEO Jon Rubenstein is stepping away from his central role in webOS management at HP, with Stephen DeWitt of the personal systems group stepping in to take charge of the TouchPad and smartphone platform. According to Palm, Rubenstein's new role as senior vice president for product innovation for the personal systems group will allow him to "leverage his experience with consumer products to propel innovation across a broad range of areas"; however, that isn't reassuring TouchPad owners, who are concerned that HP is diluting its enthusiasm for the webOS platform.

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