Linked by Kroc Camen on Thu 30th Sep 2010 12:12 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y "I am truly shocked that so many people are being duped by BlackBerry's recent announcement of their tablet, the PlayBook. I have read endless comments from people who are saying they can't wait to get this tablet computer. Well, I think I have some bad news for you folks. There is no evidence that the PlayBook exist as advertised. Why do I say this? I will make it brief..."
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Radio
Member since:
2009-06-20

That's the case all the time. Apple never does "concepts", also. They just release working devices, and never show experimental products. That's the way they work, and showing concepts (to gauge interest, to show off, to attract investors and shareholders) is the way other companies work.

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lopisaur Member since:
2006-02-27

That's the case all the time. Apple never does "concepts", also. They just release working devices, and never show experimental products. That's the way they work, and showing concepts (to gauge interest, to show off, to attract investors and shareholders) is the way other companies work.


Sorry to disturb your fanboyness, but do some googling.
Copland? Pink? Taligent?
Jeez.

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Radio Member since:
2009-06-20

You didn't notice? It was all during the time Jobs wasn't in charge! (And thus, Apple wasn't Apple.) It's really the exception that proves the rule, literaly.

Edited 2010-09-30 21:45 UTC

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Adurbe Member since:
2005-07-06

Copland was released as a beta to developers and shown at an expo.... It DID exist!

At least check your examples before posting and complaining other people dont google!

FYI.
November 1995
First beta, or test, version of Copland released to developers.

http://news.cnet.com/Macs-new-OS-Seven-years-in-the-making/2009-104...

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