Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 27th Jan 2010 19:45 UTC
Apple In what everybody already saw coming for weeks (months) now, Apple has just unveiled its latest product, a tablet called the iPad. Basically a bigger version of the iPhone, Steve Jobs presented the iPad during a press event in San Francisco. The most interesting news? It's powered by... An Apple processor, called the A4. The most shocking news? The price.
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Transcript from Steve Jobs' brain
by BallmerKnowsBest on Thu 28th Jan 2010 00:57 UTC
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Some highlights:

"9:46– woz just arrived. He’s high."

"10:14–touch screen–who’d a thunk it? just click on a story with your finger and you can read a story from ny times. they said this couldn’t be done.

10:16– if i keep talking about how fast it is, maybe people won’t notice how slow it is. see how i do that? i say i’m “zipping around” and you don’t notice that it takes 4 seconds to load a graphics heavy page.

10:18– something is wrong. why are the hacks not sighing and gasping and cheering?"

"10:51–and wow you can watch baseball on it. it’s just like watching on your TV, only smaller. amazing. it’s called 'paving the cowpath.' have you heard of it?"

"10:56– just like Kindle, only more expensive. and you know you want it. and yes i did once say that e-readers were pointless because nobody reads books anymore. and now i’m making one. does this make sense? absolutely."

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