HP Touchpad Not Sold Out

By Brian Sousa
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Dec 11th, 2011
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The HP Touchpad which is being sold through Ebay is not sold out!  There have been false reports that the Touchpad is sold out.  Whats causing the confusion is the Ebay website is overloaded with people trying to get one and when trying to purchase a Touchpad a error message comes up.  I bought mine at 5:00 pm pacific which is one hour after the sale started.  If you look on the product page you will see the number of items sold going up thus telling you that the Touchpad is still in stock.  Don’t give up!

FigureThingsOut will try and update you as soon as news becomes available.

Updates: People seem to heading to Amazon and are selling their Touchpads.HP Touchpad 32g (Amazon prices are currently beating Ebay prices)

Customers are still getting error messages. Customer confirms HP Touchpad was bought and paid at 5:06pm

6:40pm Pacific: The HP store on Ebay’s website has changed and no longer displays the Touchpads. Looks like they are now sold out.

For those who were able to get a Touchpad, liliputing.com has some tips on what you can do with your new toy including videos.

(Special Thanks to Brandon Hann at Ledfrog.com for help with covering the event)


						
					
		
		
				
		
		
		
		
		
		
				
				
		
	

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19 Responses to “HP Touchpad Not Sold Out”

  1. dave says:

    you may want to check your sources, according to eBay supervisor, about 5 minutes ago, things are so screwed up not ebay, nor HP, nor PayPal have a clue what is wrong, let alone how to fix it….

    I told them what was happening, they verified that, and ONLY then turned a trouble ticket…..

  2. LuckyDuck says:

    I confirm what blogger said, though, I got mine at 5:06 Pacific and I got 2. It’s just that the servers are crazy and people are overloading everything, that you have to click out then try again to succeed. I haven’t seen one sell (on the product info page) since about 17:37 though, so perhaps by now the actually are sold out, but at 5 they were not.

  3. Out of it says:

    Lost 3 while paying in PayPal. Three separate listings and orders, I figured one would go through. Chose my payment method, clicked to complete the order then nothing.
    HP, Ebay and PayPal are not new to this. These are experienced High Tech companies.
    Poor response to a known situation.

  4. fuckebay says:

    Wow. It’s over. Fuck ebay. What a joke system… get some actual servers scrubs.

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  6. Dennis Miller says:

    It was a sad joke. Ebay and Paypal(Ebay!) were total failures.

  7. thebill says:

    I was logged on and clicked to buy right at 6PM CST, less than 1 second after the price changed. Waited 10 minutes for the first page to go through and show me the total. Then clicked to pay with pay-pal and waited 15 minutes. It never came back. At the same time with a different browser I was watching the sold numbers go up! Tried to buy again and got HTTP errors and by 6:20 the item was not available. WTF that was total ratf*ck. You just know there are idiots at ebay IT architecting and developing those crappy systems. They have no concept of priority of request, they just run and crash if there are too many requests. And Congratulations moron ebay programmers, it shows ebay is not the right vehicle to run an auction of this type and magnitude. You should limit your scope to items that only 10 people want.

  8. dz says:

    I had two 32s and was processing payment with PayPal, but then I got the error message that the item was no longer available. What a bunch of crap. Screw you Ebay and PayPal. That’s my sour grapes.

  9. aaron says:

    How does a system show the item on your cart and not reduce the overall inventory? I printed my cart showing the item and printed it again when the notice that I no longer have the item I beat people to. Great bidding system…..you won the bid but can’t checkout so they give it to someone else. So next time I can choose to not give up the item to the highest bidder just because theywon the bid and it is on their cart? I bet not. I need a cheap class action lawyer ;)

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