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Originally posted by Otto Von Bismarck
Originally posted by blupblup
reply to post by The time lord
You're missing the dozen or so faults with the IPAD and why a higher spec laptop would be a better investment.
Not missing much.
Then don't buy one. What I don't understand about all this is the Microsoft groupthink mentality in trying to convince others not to buy one through the denigration of the iPad.
Originally posted by IceHappy
Lets see hmmmmm it used to be a Mac was a Mac and a PC was a PC....... Then the Mac embraced the PC and got rid of Mac and replaced all bits with a PC..... Oh yeah the only difference these days is the look and the OS which is just a fancy Linux with a neat front end. Oh Mac runs their PC hdd at 50c. For my liking that is way too hot.
Debate..... I think not the PC won...... all we are talking about really is an OS.
I rather use a real cool computer like the one as my avatar, Kooled by liquid!
Let the non debate continue....
When the PC started to be affordable for the business world some 25.5 years ago there was a new system with Hdd which was tons more expensive than double floppy drives. When questioned why I spent the extra money I said I was clever enough to run a computer but not clever enough to run a computer on two floppies with all the disk changing.
Today I say I am not clever enough to have a "computer" that cannot do multi-tasking. There are so many things the iPad cannot do for the price I am amazed there are so many supporters in this thread!!!! I need functionality when I use a computer..... How else can I write and have my Webster's Talking Dictionary / thesaurus running at the same time as my word processor that I have used since 1996. Websters does not help my lack of grammar however.....
Originally posted by SkepticOverlord
Side note -- this post was created on the iPad, but this time I'm "cheating" by typing it on a bluetooth keyboard. The touchscreen keyboard is okay (and not bad on your lap while reclined with an open folio-case cover propping the iPod higher on your legs), but not for long bouts of typing.
Originally posted by Crakeur
doesn't the need for a keyboard, therefore, make it somewhat more like a very high end netbook?
Originally posted by Faiol
reply to post by demonseed
yeah, thats why I recommended that review
in any moment I argue that the review I recommended was poor or anything
its amazing how so many people here dont even tryto read, dont have any interpretation skills, and dont read (again)
if you want to find the NYT review, you can search yourself
the problem here is that people think conspiracy is something supernatural, instead of just business
many media websites are promoting the device since they will be able to provide a centralization of their product, its just logic
if you dont think the promotion of a product because of a future profit that they may obtain is a conspiracy, then you should start learning communication 1 on 1 all over again
[edit on 4-4-2010 by Faiol]
Originally posted by Faiol
AMAZING video, displaying why flash is a must in any device, and I agree ... slate is looking good