Linked by David Adams on Tue 5th Apr 2011 16:19 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "Tablets are the culmination of what Steve Jobs wanted to create at Apple from the beginning", Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has said. During a keynote session at Storage Networking World in Santa Clara, California, Wozniak was asked how tablets would change the computer industry. He compared them to TVs. "The tablet is not necessarily for the people in this room," Wozniak told the audience of enterprise storage engineers. "It's for the normal people in the world."
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RE: sold my tablet..
by werpu on Fri 8th Apr 2011 10:09 UTC in reply to "sold my tablet.."
werpu
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I sold my NotionInk Adam tablet last weekend. It is a great piece of hardware and there are a lot of cool hacks and apps around, but in the end it's still a consumer device. Tablets seem totally unsuited for most of the work I do on my laptop(PC?). Even the consumer part, browsing the web, watching movies or reading documents, is not very convincing due to limited performance, flexibility and integration with the rest of the world.

Even simple and well-established applications like email are so amazingly primitive...it feels like you're back in the 80ies, only that everything is 3D now. Even Tetris.


Actually I think that is mostly related to the Adam, I have an ipad and have had it now since october or so, and it has replaced my notebook for 80% of tasks because it is more convenient, the flexibility is good enough as consumer device not working device and email etc... is pretty well done and does no feel like you described it.
But I agree the Adam is an interesting piece of hardware because one thing the iPad is really not that suitable is extensive reading thanks to its LCD only technology and especially not in the sun.

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