Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 5th Oct 2012 10:45 UTC
Apple Beautiful video tribute and written message from Tim Cook regarding Steve Jobs, who passed away one year ago today.
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RE[9]: I get it
by MOS6510 on Mon 8th Oct 2012 14:47 UTC in reply to "RE[8]: I get it"
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When it's about Apple you do seem to react mildly aggressive.

You replied to the Atari logo bloke that Steve Jobs said he wouldn't do a 7" iPad. The link you provided shows he didn't say he wouldn't do a small tablet, but he listed 6 reasons why the iPad would sell and others (mostly smaller ones) wouldn't. Of those reasons only 3 related to the screen size. The iPad succeeded and others didn't.

Now 2 years later technology advanced and Apple may release a smaller iPad. I don't see how this contradicts what happened or what was said 2 years ago.

Roman generals didn't spend any money on drones, planes, bombers, satelites, etc... and they were very right not to do so. Tech changes, now armies do spend money on those things.

A small iPad in 2010 wouldn't have had the resolution a small iPad in 2012 could have. Now the resolution is there, the GPU and CPU are there to power it, components are small enough for the right form factor. A 2010 iPad Mini would probably not have had the same success.

I think these are valid and logical arguments. There is no pro-Apple propaganda, Google slamming, Steve promoting.

The Steve Jobs worshipping you claim is overblown. Apple put up a small tribute and that was it. A number of sites ran a couple "a year on at Apple" articles. I didn't see people cry, light candles or show off Steve tatoos. It's a few days later and it already passed.

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