Linked by Adam S on Mon 1st Feb 2010 18:19 UTC
Podcasts Back in August of 2009, the OSnews team spent 3 full hours discussing Apple. In the course of discussion, we spent some time talking about the then-mythical "Apple Tablet." So, 5 months later, how did we do? Were we accurate in our predictions? How did you envision the Tablet, long before the nonsensically named "iPad" became a reality? This clip, which I've called "Episode 20.x" and inserted into cannon retroactively, is pulled, unaltered, from the original podcast.
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Nailed it
by Praxis on Mon 1st Feb 2010 21:44 UTC
Praxis
Member since:
2009-09-17

It seems like you guys did manage to predict the iPad well enough. About the only thing you got wrong was you assumed it would have more connectors than it did, but who would have thought it wouldn't even have 1 usb port. Though you accuracy is mostly due to Apple being really boring rather than superhuman powers of insight.

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RE: Nailed it
by Adam S on Mon 1st Feb 2010 22:07 in reply to "Nailed it"
Adam S Member since:
2005-04-01

Though you accuracy is mostly due to Apple being really boring rather than superhuman powers of insight.


Sadly, you're right.

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RE[2]: Nailed it
by Kroc on Mon 1st Feb 2010 22:21 in reply to "RE: Nailed it"
Kroc Member since:
2005-11-10

I wouldn’t say it was boring, just simply the meeting of all Apple’s capabilities in one device.

iPhone OS, aluminium engineering, battery technology, PA Semi, webkit. Design.

Having met two regular, non-geek Mac users today, I can see easily how the iPad is going to change everything. _Only_ geeks get the full power and use out of Mac OS X.

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