HP TouchPad returns to the HP employee store

HP to sell TouchPads to employees come September 28. Those looking to order one may find the line ahead of them just got longer.

An internal memo has leaked from HP management that puts employees on notice they will be able to buy a TouchPad from the company store on September 28. The company made news when it agreed to make one final production run of 100,000 - 200,000 TouchPads to clear out part inventories and satisfy demand for the cancelled tablet.

While HP has previously stated that this final allotment of TouchPads will go to unsatisfied orders, it sounds like employees will be able to grab one for their very own. While it was already looking like those who were anxiously awaiting a TouchPad would be hard-pressed to get one, that is probably more likely the case with those lucky HP staffers getting a turn.

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