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$199 for the Microsoft Surface? Now that would set the market alight…

Everyone and their dog has picked up the rumour-cum-possible-fact originally cited by Engadget that Microsoft will shortly offer their Surface (Windows RT version) for $199. The tech blogs are full of standard he-said, she-said commentary — obviously a $199 Surface would sell a lot better than a $999 Surface. However I think the deal is […]

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HP Touchpad: The breakout success of the summer? Only at £89!

There’s always a market, it just depends on the price. Sometimes it’s free. Sometimes you need to pay folk. Other times you just need to adjust the price a little. It turns out that there is what us economists refer to as dramatic elasticity when it comes to tablets that aren’t named ‘iPad’. Whilst nobody […]

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HP Touchpad for £89? You better be really quick…

I am working on an opinion piece about HP and their Touchpad/WebOS strategy. Whilst that bubbles away in the back of my mind, I wanted to get this post up and out — Dixons in the UK are apparently going to shortly release HP Touchpads for sale at the much reduced price of £89 for […]

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HP’s TouchPad hits UK by mid-July starting at £399

Here’s the press release from the team at HP: BRACKNELL, United Kingdom, June 9th, 2011 – HP today announced that the Wi-Fi version of HP TouchPad will be available in the UK from mid-July. HP’s first webOS tablet will be available in the United States, France and Germany on July 1st , with availability scheduled […]