Linked by Yoni on Fri 18th Jan 2013 21:56 UTC
Apple "Never mind the fact that the iPod turned the entire music industry on its head. Never mind the fact that most successful notebooks today resemble designs first popularized by Apple. Never mind the fact that the blueprint of the modern day smartphone remains the original iPhone. Never mind the fact that competitors are scrambling wildly to copy the success and design of the iPad. Forget all of these things, because when it comes to Apple, the 'what have you done for me lately?' mentality reigns supreme."
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No one gets a pass
by JAlexoid on Sat 19th Jan 2013 06:19 UTC
JAlexoid
Member since:
2009-05-19

That is simple. No one, not a single company, gets a pass on their past glories. Get over it.
We already have reasonable replacements for iPad, iPhone and iPod is being pushed out of the market by cheap Android phones.(Quick question... What do you buy? An iPod touch 32GB for $300 or an Android phone for $200 and a $50 64GB uSD? )

Also, iPad's success lies only in one thing - iPad optimized apps. Otherwise, iPad is not that impressive.

Question is, what will their next move be? A bigger iPad? Or something that will actually change things?

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RE: No one gets a pass
by unclefester on Sat 19th Jan 2013 06:28 in reply to "No one gets a pass"
unclefester Member since:
2007-01-13


Also, iPad's success lies only in one thing - iPad optimized apps. Otherwise, iPad is not that impressive.


The iPad is really nothing more than an oversized iPod Touch. Using one is an utterly underwhelming (aka atrocious) experience once the novelty factor wears off.

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RE[2]: No one gets a pass
by brichpmr on Sat 19th Jan 2013 10:52 in reply to "RE: No one gets a pass"
brichpmr Member since:
2006-04-22

"
Also, iPad's success lies only in one thing - iPad optimized apps. Otherwise, iPad is not that impressive.


The iPad is really nothing more than an oversized iPod Touch. Using one is an utterly underwhelming (aka atrocious) experience once the novelty factor wears off.
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Sorry dude...gotta call unmitigated bravo sierra on your use evaluation. I see a fuckton of iPads on the train every day up to NYC....not a trace of 'utterly underwhelming experience' in evidence.

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