Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 6th May 2010 19:20 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems Lies, damned lies, and statistics. A really annoying overused catchphrase which sadly happens to be an adequate description of a story which appeared on Fortune's website, in which a Morgan Stanley report is quoted as saying that the introduction of tablet computers - the iPad specifically - have caused netbook sales to plummet. It seems like the researcher in question, however, needs to learn how to read her own graphs.
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History repeating
by Christian Paratschek on Thu 6th May 2010 21:11 UTC
Christian Paratschek
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Apple always claims that their products as revolutionary, super awesome, whatever. It is only marketing (or hot air, if you will).

I remember when the released the Macbook Air. What a big craze that was... And how many have I seen in real life since? Not a single one.

Apple does have some very successful products, like the Macbook, the Iphone and the Ipod.

But I have a strong feeling in my guts that this Ipad thingy will remain a niche player like the Air...

Edited 2010-05-06 21:12 UTC

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