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Apple iPad pre-orders overwhelm Norwegian resellers

By Matthew
Feb 10, 2010
  1. Apple's iPad may have disappointed gadget fiends around the Web, but it seems to be a hit in Norway, where local stores have been overwhelmed with pre-orders. Norwegian retailer Eplehuset (Apple House) has reportedly suspended pre-orders after selling out of the oversized iPod Touch. Those who have successfully placed an order will have a device reserved, but others will have to find another outlet or simply wait for fresh stock.

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  2. gobbybobby

    gobbybobby TS Guru Posts: 546

    wow. just wow. (must have only had 100 pre order slots) :)
     
  3. TomSEA

    TomSEA TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,547   +591

    So........Norwegian's just not that tech savvy and have lots of money? Everyone I know of - including a ton of people posting here at TechSpot - view the iPad as a colossal piece of junk.
     
  4. Matthew

    Matthew TechSpot Staff Topic Starter Posts: 5,257   +92

    Or: The average consumer actually wants an iPod Touch with slightly enhanced apps that can't fit in their pocket :(.
     
  5. gwailo247

    gwailo247 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,011   +18

    They have to spend that oil money on something....
     
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