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Discussion in 'Gear' started by TitanJeff, Jan 27, 2010.
of course noone's going to mention that it starts at $499
Blew it? They are going to have a major hit on their hands...
I wouldn't touch an iPad. The device is just a neat little gadget. It is not very practical at all. It will still be a home run because every hipster drinking 7 dollar coffee and listening to some unknown band called Tuesday Afternoon will have to have one. So many have drank the Apple kool-aid...
Agreed. I can't for the life of me figure out what I would use it for... yeah maybe as an e-book reader, but I wouldn't pay >$200 for an e-book reader (and that goes for Kindle as well), especially when I have no problem using a manually operated book
I think the most limiting part of this is not being able to listen to music while you surf. I also would miss a usb port. But I hope to get my hands on one sometime to try it out myself.
I think a number of folks in video and film production are pretty excited about it...
of course they are ... not that there's anything wrong with that
You can play iTunes in the background just like on an iPhone.
I ordered one for my 90 year old grandmother who has never used a computer. I'm going to teach her how to do email, use the web, etc. It will be the easiest computer (or perhaps computer-like appliance) to teach someone to use ever. I'll get a chance to test drive it for myself then, but I don't see buying one for myself at this point.
They sold 300,000 of them on Saturday with perhaps that many more already pre-ordered.
maybe they did this to them?