Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 1st Feb 2010 16:25 UTC
General Development While the iPad can certainly be debated as a product, people on the internet are discussing not the product, but the shift devices like the iPhone and iPad represent: a shift away from a computer being accessible to it being something closed and impenetrable. Is this a future we want for ourselves?
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RE[2]: Comment by Laurence
by flanque on Mon 1st Feb 2010 22:22 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by Laurence"
flanque
Member since:
2005-12-15

It would be idiotic to declare war on the tinkerers.

When will these organisations learn - you cannot beat the collective knowledge, determination and resources of the entire hacking globe.

Bring it on Apple.

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RE[3]: Comment by Laurence
by Kroc on Mon 1st Feb 2010 23:03 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by Laurence"
Kroc Member since:
2005-11-10

And all those hackers buying iPads to hack. Apple will be crying all the way to the bank.

Jailbreaking is akin to software piracy. It maintains the status quo instead of giving free and open alternatives a fair go.

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