Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 27th Jan 2010 19:45 UTC
Apple In what everybody already saw coming for weeks (months) now, Apple has just unveiled its latest product, a tablet called the iPad. Basically a bigger version of the iPhone, Steve Jobs presented the iPad during a press event in San Francisco. The most interesting news? It's powered by... An Apple processor, called the A4. The most shocking news? The price.
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Regarding the unusually-large bezel, I suspect it's meant to give you something to grip, so you're not pressing your thumb into the screen the whole time you're using the device.

It's a touch-screen, no? Won't you pressing your fingers into it most of the time you're using it, by design? ;)

Mea culpa, I wasn't terribly clear; you usually don't apply constant pressure to one spot on a touch screen. I suspect that would cause damage to the screen before too long, or at least result in a dark spot where you thumbs pressed against it.

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boldingd Member since:

The winking smiley... I was trying to be witty. And apparently, I failed utterly.

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StephenBeDoper Member since:

The winking smiley... I was trying to be witty. And apparently, I failed utterly.

Yeah, I realized your comment was in jest... then I got self-conscious and noticed that my original post hadn't been clear.

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tf123 Member since:

He's saying: you don't want to be triggering false inputs merely by holding it. If the screen goes to the edge, mere grasping is going to cause unintended input.

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