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32 GB TouchPads available again for $194.99

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32 GB TouchPads available again for $194.99
As you know the TouchPad didn’t exactly sell as planned, mostly due to what many viewed as an unjustifiably high price tag on an OS that just didn’t catch fire. It did however skyrocket into fame once firesales began to burn through inventory and it was found that Android could be installed on the tablet.

While the new units are all gone, occasionally we see some refurbs out there still looking for a good home. Apparently woot! has gotten their hands on a lot, as they are running a sale through their ‘hidden’ sister site, moofi.

They are selling the 32GB HP Touchpad for $194.99. The unit is refurbished, but comes with a 90-day warranty from HP. That’s about $50 higher than the original sale pricing, but if you’re looking for a webOS device or just want to play around with running Linux or Android on it, this is probably your best bet.

We do have to say you can get a better, newer Android tablet for this price now a days, albeit with a smaller display. If you’re still interested in pulling the trigger on this deal and converting to Android, be sure to check out our article on “Living with a fire-sale TouchPad on Android.”

32 GB TouchPads available again for $194.99
32 GB TouchPads available again for $194.99
32 GB TouchPads available again for $194.99
32 GB TouchPads available again for $194.99


source: moofi

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posted on 31 May 2012, 10:38

1. Birds (Posts: 972; Member since: 21 Nov 2011)


This is the device that gave the S3 a bad label. lol HP did a bad job of optimizing the hardware with the software on this device so it seemed that the snapdragon inside was toooooo underpowered. lol I just don't know if that price makes this a good deal.

posted on 31 May 2012, 10:47 1

2. toyds123 (Posts: 24; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


I have one of these. To tell you the truth, its not underpowered at all. I have android 4.0.4 installed and it just does the job right. I get everything i want from it. Even demanding games play pretty smoothly. It has eveb beateb my sister's ipad 2 in term of music. So yeah, its a great deal

posted on 31 May 2012, 11:00 2

3. yougotkilled1 (Posts: 167; Member since: 27 Apr 2011)


It may seem underpowered with webos running, but with CM9 running, that's a different story :D

posted on 31 May 2012, 11:09 1

4. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 3866; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


BINGO! Root is the answer to all questions in life! lol

+1 :-)

posted on 31 May 2012, 12:09

5. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 3325; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)


You don't root a Touchpad.

posted on 31 May 2012, 12:42

6. toyds123 (Posts: 24; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


You actually do :) in cm9

posted on 31 May 2012, 12:43

7. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 3866; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


Yes you can. You can install Cyanogen Mod 9 on it. That is an Android OS running ICS 4.0.4. That was achieved MONTHS AGO! lol

posted on 31 May 2012, 14:13

8. tigermcm (Posts: 693; Member since: 02 Sep 2009)


hp touchpad.......what is that again???

posted on 02 Jun 2012, 04:19

11. toyds123 (Posts: 24; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


It's crazy when people answer their own questions.

posted on 31 May 2012, 15:11

9. Synack (Posts: 664; Member since: 05 Jul 2011)


This thing is junk with WebOS
This thing is awesome and I take it everywhere with ICS and AOKP.
It'll be perfect once the camera/mic, battery life, GPS, bluetooth, and the headset issue gets fixed. Mainly just camera/mic and battery life. Would love to Skype on it.

posted on 31 May 2012, 16:41 1

10. ardent1 (Posts: 1991; Member since: 16 Apr 2011)


A reburbished 16GB iPad 2 is only $319. It comes with a new shell and new batteries.

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