Linked by Kroc Camen on Thu 30th Sep 2010 12:12 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y "I am truly shocked that so many people are being duped by BlackBerry's recent announcement of their tablet, the PlayBook. I have read endless comments from people who are saying they can't wait to get this tablet computer. Well, I think I have some bad news for you folks. There is no evidence that the PlayBook exist as advertised. Why do I say this? I will make it brief..."
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tony
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2005-07-06

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Basically, Steve’s whole attitude to releases is the polar opposite of most other companies who can’t keep their traps shut and mouth off about that which they can’t actually deliver. *cough*Vista*cough*


*cough*first generation of ipods*cough

Oh and those junky first gen ipods do not work with the latest version of itunes. Supporting even a simple mp3 player for 5 years seems to go against Apple policy. I guess the flip side is that most failed long ago.
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It's been longer than 5 years, just coming up on 9 actually. And most heavily used consumer electronics (get carried in purses, back packs, pockets) don't last more than a couple of years before they're broken.

I actually trained for and ran a Marathon with my 1st gen iPhone. It took several dives (plenty of knarly dents in it) with me on runs, and it kept on ticking. I eventually broke it by stepping on it while it was in my pants on the floor.

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