Can this be real? If you use a HP TouchPad in Denver, the product warranty will be blown.
That is the conclusion we drew reading the TouchPad product specification in conjunction with the fine print from the limited warranty.
The “Environmental Requirements“2 for the HP TouchPad state:
“Altitude (unpressurized) Operating 0 to 5,000 ft (0 to 1,524 m)”
The 1-Year HP Web OS Limited Warranty3 in turn states:
“EXCLUSIONS: This Limited Warranty does not apply … (2) to damage caused by … any other cause beyond the range of the intended use.“
This seems to imply that places like Denver are off limits to HP TouchPad users. Salt Lake City, Reno and other similar cities are marginal. Not to speak of almost every respectable ski resort around the globe, or the cabins of most commercial aircraft (that have effective cabin altitudes above 5,000 ft in cruise.)
What were they thinking??
Maybe they should rehire some of the people they let go.
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