Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 19th Oct 2010 12:23 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y Catfight! Get out your mobile phones and start filming, because two important personalities in the mobile world just got into a catfight. After the presentation of Apple's (once again) stellar quarterly results (what's with the low iPad sales, though?), Apple's CEO Steve Jobs went on a bit of a tangent regarding Android (among other things). Google's Andy Rubin, the father of Android, responded in a pretty fun way via Twitter.
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Catfight is on
by tuzor on Tue 19th Oct 2010 12:49 UTC
tuzor
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"(what's with the low iPad sales, though?)"

I read somewhere that it was limited due to supply issues.
But you're right it's pretty low compared to the millions the competitors are shipping (oh wait).
Competition is looking pretty bad to be honest.
7inch screens at a much higher price most of the times.
Damn Apple is expensive.

"Why the tiny keyboard on the 3.5" iPhone is all good is a mystery to all."
I think the point they made was that it was good enough.
In fact Apple was getting so much hate about it's touch keyboard when it first shipped. It turned out it was actually much better than most hardware keyboards at the time.
But of course, negative press always sells more. GO THOM, you show them girl.
Furthermore, your argument just strengthens Jobs' point. That a 7inch tablet is just too small, especially for people who already carry a 3-4inch smartphone in their pocket.
Noone is really coming out and speaking the truth; that Samsung, Dell etc. are forced into 7inch screens because they can't afford the 10inch ones (both in terms of price and battery juice) or there's simply not enough of them because Apple is hogging up all the supplies.

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