[icon-discuss] Re: 40ongb hd?

wow, I got a terabyte drive for less than 250 dollars.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Paul Henrichsen" <paulh52@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <icon-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, April 06, 2008 2:22 AM
Subject: [icon-discuss] Re: 40ongb hd?


A few weeks ago, my daughter purchased a 350 mb passport from bestbuy for 
$199.

On Sun, 06 Apr 2008 01:17:06 -0500, Kevin Jones wrote:


>your passport must always be attached so a whole lot of convenience.
>
>
>David Tanner wrote:
>>So, what can't we do with an external drive given that I can
>>purchase a 250 gigabyte Western Digital Passport drive small enough
>>to hold im my hand for $99, a far sight cheaper than $250 for a 40
>>gigabyte drive.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>David Tanner
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>>
>>>>>rml695@xxxxxxxxxxx 4/5/2008 9:56 PM >>>
>>
>>The Icon has been out now for a few years, and it took them that
>>amount of time to get the hard disk increase in the unite. I think
>>the reasoning behind it was to wait for the price to come down on
>>the drives to keep it at the same asking price. Odds are thats what
>>will continue to happen, and often does, in this type of industry
>>and any type of PDA or computer market (in my experience at least).
>>----------------------------------------
>>>From: jaxler@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>To: icon-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>Subject: [icon-discuss] Re: 40gb hd?
>>>Date: Sat, 5 Apr 2008 19:43:13 -0700
>>>
>>>It's not wrong or right.  They're just not raising the price at
>>this time
>>>for this specific hard drive increase.  I can't speak to the
>>future--whether
>>>there will be more increases in size, whether that will effect
>>price, etc.
>>>Jenny
>>>
>>>
>>>----- Original Message ----- 
>>>From: "Chase Crispin"
>>>To:
>>>Sent: Saturday, April 05, 2008 7:33 PM
>>>Subject: [icon-discuss] Re: 40gb hd?
>>>
>>>
>>>>Please correct me if I am wrong, but as far as I know, LevelStar
>>wants to
>>>>keep the price the same, no matter how tiny or gigantic the hard
>>drive is.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>Chase Crispin
>>>>Administrator and moderator of the Blind Mobile Tech (BMT) blog,
>>and soon
>>>>to
>>>>be website!
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>>>>
>>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>>From: icon-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>>[mailto:icon-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Rob
>>Lambert
>>>>Sent: Saturday, April 05, 2008 7:18 PM
>>>>To: icon-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>>Subject: [icon-discuss] Re: 40gb hd?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>I'm not sure if this has been responded to yet (as I usually
>>don't read
>>>>all
>>>>the stuff that comes in; there's too much of it) but I checked
>>the website
>>>>and the 40 GB HDD Icon still sells for $1,395.
>>>>----------------------------------------
>>>>>From: llumpkin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>>>To: icon-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>>>Subject: [icon-discuss] Re: 40gb hd?
>>>>>Date: Sat, 5 Apr 2008 15:35:49 -0500
>>>>>
>>>>>Jenny, Do you know the cost of this to the customer?  Thanks.
>>>>>----- Original Message -----
>>>>>From: "Jenny Axler"
>>>>>To:
>>>>>Sent: Saturday, April 05, 2008 3:13 PM
>>>>>Subject: [icon-discuss] Re: 40gb hd?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>>Yes, new Icons currently have 40 GB hard drives.  And yes, you
>>can
>>>>upgrade
>>>>>>your unit.  If you choose to do this, you'll send your unit
>>in, they
>>>>>>will
>>>>>>place a 40 GB drive in your unit, and will send you your 30 GB
>>drive
>>>>>>back
>>>>>>in a USB enclosure which can then be used as an external
>>drive, and can
>>>>be
>>>>>>powered with Icon.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>Please note: right now, this only applies to Icons.  As far as
>>I know,
>>>>>>Braille + units still have 30 GB drives.
>>>>>>Jenny
>>>>>>
>>>>>>----- Original Message -----
>>>>>>From: "David Poehlman"
>>>>>>To:
>>>>>>Sent: Saturday, April 05, 2008 8:32 AM
>>>>>>Subject: [icon-discuss] 40gb hd?
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>>Hi all,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>I noticed that the Icon now lists a 40gb hd.  As far as I
>>remember, it
>>>>>>>formerly had 30.  When did this change and can we upgrade?
>>>>>>>
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