Linked by Cymro on Thu 21st Jan 2010 22:35 UTC
Apple It's the most hyped device of the moment, a device that nobody has laid eyes on without an NDA death-grip. While rumour and speculation escalate (sometimes giving way to apathy), little has leaked out of Cupertino. But nobody seems to be asking whether this tablet thing will be successful or not.
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RE[2]: How...
by macUser on Fri 22nd Jan 2010 16:44 UTC in reply to "RE: How..."
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"...can we possibly knock a product on price when we have no idea what the product is or what it can do, much less even know how much it will cost?.

It cuts both ways. How can there be so much excitement about the product when we have no idea what the product is or what it can do?

Far more column inches have been devoted to frenzied speculation about hardware specs than assessing whether any tablet is what people will pay for. I'm excited too, which is why I feel the need to write about it, but I don't see any harm in redressing the balance a little.

Apple has a long history of getting the price wrong, so I'm just saying don't expect a revolution until we see the price tag. I want them to price it aggressively.

So based on knowing nothing about what this product is, we write diatribes about how disappointed we will be when Apple fails to price it right.

The irony being... Apple is making fist loads of money.

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