Linked by Kroc Camen on Thu 28th Jan 2010 17:29 UTC
Web 2.0 Wolfire writes: "Today, Apple announced the new iPad and humbly claimed that there will be a "gold rush" of native apps for the App Store. Sure, but what I find more interesting is that Apple also ironically created the most promising open web app platform, which may eventually undermine the App Store itself. [...] The iPad is the first mainstream device which combines all of the following factors: reasonably powerful hardware, a (potentially) huge user base, a mature WebKit implementation, and constant 3G internet capabilities. All the dominoes are in place, and I think that the iPad will knock the first one down."
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RE: except for one thing ...
by Kroc on Thu 28th Jan 2010 18:21 UTC in reply to "except for one thing ..."
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In Europe, things should be much better for 3G. My immediate reaction when they announced their “breakthrough” pricing for 3G was “ARE THEY INSANE!?”. Is America _really_ that backwater!?

Edited 2010-01-28 18:22 UTC

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