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Old 21st May 2010, 16:28   #1
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Default My iPad tryst: I craved, I caved, I gave up

Steve Jobs may blackball me for writing this, or even thinking it, but I think you should know: The iPad is useless. Beautiful, but useless.


Using iBook as stand for iPad

In the span of about a week I purchased, gave up on and feverishly resold an iPad after realizing Apple already made and I already own the more utilitarian and ergonomic version: the iPhone.

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/37235630...ence-wireless/
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What an interesting news post For every a$$hole that writes an article like this there will be 100 satisfied customers that you don't hear about.
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Old 21st May 2010, 17:04   #3
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this is the second post I see from an apple using reviewer who returns/sells his ipad because he can't find a real excuse for keeping the device
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More and more I start to wonder whether the iPad wasn't designed to be kinda useless. I mean, it's a hell of a marketing trick and they can afford doing so. They create bigger iPhone, be very secretive about it in the beginning, then all of a sudden drop a bomb as if a new era has started ... et voila: the perfect mix for a gigantic amount of free advertesing, people all over the world are talking about the iPad, even on the news and on television they're talking about it.

On the other hand, they're also pushing the micro-sim format. It's unbelievable... all of a sudden, all mobile operators are offering micro-sims... Just because the iPad needs it.
Can you imagine any other company able to do something like that ?

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let me see.. might think of a few...
Starts with M end with icrosoft (OS)
or how about *ntel? (dev)
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this is the second post I see from an apple using reviewer who returns/sells his ipad because he can't find a real excuse for keeping the device
As if that is unusual for any device bought purely as a "want".

http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/news/...ipad-world.ars
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let me see.. might think of a few...
Starts with M end with icrosoft (OS)
or how about *ntel? (dev)
Which product/technology did Microsoft push to the market ?
Same for Intel.
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Maybe you guys can give it a try before go out and bash the thing
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Old 22nd May 2010, 13:23   #9
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Which product/technology did Microsoft push to the market ?
Same for Intel.
let me see...

MS: WINDOWS
Intel: x86

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Maybe you guys can give it a try before go out and bash the thing
buy me one
you're just unhappy that we're not going crazy over this product

ps: nothing is stopping you from making newspost about iPad which put it in a different light;
I don't "seek out" negative iPad news or reports, I'm still using the same RSS news sources as always
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you're just unhappy that we're not going crazy over this product

ps: nothing is stopping you from making newspost about iPad which put it in a different light;
I don't "seek out" negative iPad news or reports, I'm still using the same RSS news sources as always
No, I'm unhappy because you only provide negatively biassed news, which seems to be popular among PC based websites nowadays, Dailytech being the worst of all
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