Welp, looks like this is the end of the line. For real this time. HP's TouchPad has been a tough item to get in recent months -- right after that price drop from $499 to $99. We suspected that all stock was already depleted, but evidently a few remain. But now there's a catch to getting one. HP and Best Buy have announced that starting on November 1st, the TouchPad can be purchased for $149.99 with the purchase of an HP or Compaq Laptop, Desktop or All-in-One computer. Customers can take advantage of this deal online at BestBuy.com, and at all Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile standalone stores nationwide.
Want a TouchPad
bad enough to buy a new PC? Decisions, decisions...
HP Drops Bundle of a Deal in Customers' Laps at Best Buy
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 28, 2011 - Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) today announced
that beginning Tuesday, Nov. 1, customers can get the HP TouchPad for
the low, low price of $149.99 with the purchase of an HP or Compaq
Laptop, Desktop or All-in-One computer1. Customers can take advantage of
this deal online at BestBuy.com, and at all Best Buy and Best Buy
Mobile standalone stores nationwide.
The HP TouchPad is designed to work like you do, so you can
accomplish more, and connect, play, surf and share more easily. provides
the ability to seamlessly move back and forth between apps without
losing your place while automatically grouping similar activities
together. The HP TouchPad webOS operating platform and comes with 32 GB
of storage space.
Best Buy is advancing growth of the tablet category by combining the
most tablets under one roof2 with a shopping experience that allows
customers to easily try and compare devices. These devices are emerging
as priorities on holiday gift lists, as more consumers consider how each
can contribute to a faster, easier or more mobile entertainment, work
or connections experience.