HP offers free apps to TouchPad tablet owners
Hewlett-Packard created a small sensation with the fire sale of its TouchPad tablet. Now it's adding to the appeal of a $100 tablet with an offer of free apps.
Hewlett-Packard isn't stopping at the deeply discounted $100 TouchPad tablet--it's throwing in free apps too.
And HP is sweetening the deal. "If you have an HP TouchPad...We've selected six apps that normally sell for as much as $14.99 and we're making them available at no cost to HP WebOS customers for a limited time," HP said on its Palm Web site today. The promo codes below will expire on August 31, the company said.
Without further ado, here's a sampling:
- Multitasking: Glimpse (Inglorious Apps): boosts multitasking with split-screen interface.
- Camera for TouchPad: (Keen Studios): options for managing photos and using them with other TouchPad apps.
- Bird Guide: (Green Mountain Digital): searchable digital field guide to North American birds offers photographs and bird songs.
- Game: Big Boss (Fair Play Labs): featuring heroes and wizards of WackyLands.
In a related development, an unboxing of a 64GB, 1.5GHz Touchpad has emerged. This was a high-end 4G model--the standard model is black with a 1.2GHz processor--that HP and AT&T had announced back in July but was never shipped. Until now.
The white 64GB TouchPad is an extremely rare SKU of a product that is already practically impossible to get.
There is a glimmer of hope, though. HP held out the possibility that that hasn't happened, however.. So far