HP Touchpad 3rd Chance

woot.com right now has the HP touchpad up for sale. My brother was persistent enough to pick up a couple of them when the insanity sale has been going on, so I have been using one for the last couple months.

And I love it.

With a couple of very easy tweaks, the software is smooth and responsive, the controls are intuitive, and as always, webOS delivers the best multitasking experience this side of a PC... actually, it might be better than a PC come to think of it.

The main downside, as it always has been with webOS, is the apps. There are not that many available. But what I have found is that there is one good app available for each big thing you want to do. Kindle for books, a couple good news readers, an eBay app, a video player, pandora radio, a few good games, email, and the best facebook and twitter apps for any tablet. What isn't there are the thousands of extra, random or specialized apps, and the general quality of the apps is lower than on the major OS's. All that said, I love the tablet, and for this price, it blows the small and clunky Amazon Fire or big and overpriced iPad out of the water.
HP TouchPad 9.7” 16GB Wi-Fi Tablet

HP TouchPad 9.7” 16GB Wi-Fi Tablet

$169.99

  • + $5.00 shipping
“It may be unorthodox, but using this tablet is vital to my client’s case, Your Honor.”

HP TouchPad 9.7” 32GB Wi-Fi Tablet

HP TouchPad 9.7” 32GB Wi-Fi Tablet

$219.99

  • + $5 shipping
CONDITION:
Refurbished
PRODUCT:
1 HP TouchPad 32GB Wi-Fi Tablet, 9.7” Capacitive LCD, webOS 3.0, Bluetooth 2.1, 802.11n, 1.3MP Cam

NFNN (Nuggets from Norm's Noggin)

All businesses create social value, and monetize part of that social value. If they did not create social value, they would not exist.

The New Aston Mar... Err... Ford Fusion

Take a look at the new Ford Fusion and tell me what you see...
red 2013 Ford Fusion

Because I see the front end of a Aston Martin tacked onto the nose of this latest Ford. And that isn't a bad thing, actually, I think this car looks great, and far better than the budget looking Fusion it replaces.

But Ford... really... you kinda pulled a Hyundai with this one.. goddamn do they look similar

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Save the BoN (and lots of other stuff)

Protesting SOPA: how to make your voice heard - http://pulse.me/s/57fs7

Saab may be Turkish

Report: Turkish private equity firm jumps into Saab buying fray - http://pulse.me/s/5fh0U

This Newly Discovered Frog Is the World's Smallest Vertebrate - http://pulse.me/s/4TR7Y