Monthly Archives: July 2011

The Big Redoski Part Trois

First we had the soft launch. Then we had the hard launch. Now I guess we have the holy shit these things really aren’t selling launch. I haven’t seen any sales figures for the HP TouchPad but I think it’s … Continue reading

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Dirty Pad and I watch Forbidden Planet on the bus to work

Yes, it’s true: the HP MovieStore is finally here. I eagerly ripped the wrapping off this morning right after I rolled out of bed and found Forbidden Planet waiting inside. I purchased it and then eagerly waited for it to … Continue reading

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The Big Redoski Part Deux

Today wasn’t just a Redoski for HP’s TouchPad. The G-Slate is off in the corner weeping quietly, it’s SIM card has been taken from it because it couldn’t really do 4G and it’s ego is crushed. The T-Mobile Flagship store … Continue reading

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The Big Redoski

I’m writing from the waiting area at the downtown Seattle Flagship store. It’s hard times for Slate. His inability to actually achieve 4G and Dirty Pads constant taunting of Sam Slade (resulting in needing to reboot him twice a day) … Continue reading

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Having my Kindle app and read it too…

Apparently in Germany HP feels secure enough to run around teasing people with live demos of the Kindle app running on a tPad. Their insecurities might get out of hand if they demo’d a unit here in the States to … Continue reading

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Hulu or Powerpoint at the office?

I was standing at a Verizon store last night helping a friend upgrade her Droid to a shiny new white iPhone 4. She was tired of not having her Shape magazine (via Zinio), she was tired of Hulu being available … Continue reading

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The Official Launch is Monday (really?)

The spin HP is putting on the flop that was July 1, 2011 for the HP TouchPad launch is that it was actually a “soft launch” and apparently Best Buy failed HP. They’ve learned from it and Monday is going … Continue reading

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