TouchPad prices plummet in US

Following its surprise discontinuation last week, HP’s ‘fire sale’ of TouchPad tablets resulted in brisk sales and rapid selling out of stock over the weekend in the United States.

Following the announcement of a withdrawal from WebOS powered hardware, HP again cut the price of the TouchPad to an astonishing $100. TheNew York Times reportedon a degree of retailer confusion and inconsistency with Best Buy only applying the cut on Sunday.

HP’s desperation to dump tens of thousands of TouchPad tablets saw the device cut to $100 from the original $500 launch price.

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