[NTLK] ANN: USB-001 PRE ORDER OPPORTUNITY SOLD OUT
newtonphoenix at mindspring.com
Thu Dec 16 15:08:40 EST 2010
>From: Knowledge Navigator <knowledgenavigator at gmail.com>
>Sent: Dec 16, 2010 12:16 PM
>To: newtontalk at newtontalk.net
>Subject: [NTLK] ANN: USB-001 PRE ORDER OPPORTUNITY SOLD OUT
>As of today, the pre-order opportunity for the discounted price of
>$39.99 per board including shipping is sold out.
>Thank you for all that pre-ordered your board. The boards will be
>shipping early January 2011 as stated.
Without saying anything about the quality of the finished product or implying anything at all negative, just making this statement....
It's a little surprising to me that all of the pre-orders have sold out this quickly...as Berthe suggested:
"I downloaded and watched the movie.
It would be very useful, KnowledgeNavigator, if you filmed the actual
plugging in of the two connectors, with no other leads in the
I realize that it will need a friend with two more hands, as
I personally would not buy anything that I couldn't at least see...I'd be curious to at least be able to view the connection to the Newton (not visible in the video)--and the board itself (also not present in the video). And by view, I mean--not the shaky quick camerawork evident, but a longer several-second hold-the-camera-steady-while-I-examine-it. (Of course, I could always pause it--point taken.)
Were it not for the inability to view either the connection or the actual board...I likely would have purchased at least two of them. I thought about it...but I'm not interested in what I can't look at--even a picture of both might have been okay. But...that could just be me. It did sell out, so maybe I'm out of line here.
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