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HP saw huge demand for its TouchPad tablet when it announced the decision to scrap the line and drop the price to $99. The tablet sold out in stores and at online retailers in a matter of hours and, ever since then, those that weren't quick enough or lucky enough to snag one have been wondering if the $99 TouchPad might return at some point.
Well, if you didn't cave a snap up a PlayBook after that device's recent price plummet, you'll be pleased to know that the $99 TouchPad is apparently going to return this weekend. TechCrunch cites an internal HP mail that says starting Sunday, December 11 at 6:00 p.m. Central time, 16GB and 32GB Touchpads will be available via HP’s ebay store (under 'laptops'). However, there is one catch: They're not brand new devices. Instead, HP is selling refurbs to those willing to shell out either $99 or $149 for the tablet.
Of course, supplies are limited, so when they're gone, they're gone. To that end, HP is restricting customers to two units each. There will also be an optional three-piece accessory bundle that includes a case, charging dock and wireless keyboard for $79 (estimated value is $199.97).
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