Lauren Goode

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HP’s Discontinued TouchPad Sells Out … Again

It’s been called the tablet that just won’t die: After refurbished Hewlett-Packard TouchPads became available for a discount on Woot.com, the 16 gigabyte model — which was being sold for $169.99 — is apparently sold out again, The Verge writes. Earlier this week, HP published a road map for open source development on webOS, the mobile operating system behind the TouchPad, six weeks after the company first said it was opening up the OS to the developer community.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus