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Old Apr 5, 2012, 03:29 PM   #1
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Apple Updates iPad Billboard Atop West 14th Street Store






Just a day after media reports pointed out the outdated billboard atop the West 14th Street flagship Apple Store in New York City, it has been replaced with an updated sign.

SplatF's Dan Frommer snapped a picture of the updated billboard showing a shot from the new iPad television ad with the iPad being used to make a painting.

The timing of the updated billboard so soon after the media's commentary on it yesterday is most likely a simple coincidence.

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Old Apr 5, 2012, 03:34 PM   #2
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I agree it's most likely a coincidence. Surely they wouldn't suddenly get it changed within a day.
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Old Apr 5, 2012, 03:35 PM   #3
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There's a billboard in Chicago that is still advertising the iPad 2. I don't see Apple jumping on that one! Ha.
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Old Apr 5, 2012, 03:37 PM   #4
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I agree it's most likely a coincidence. Surely they wouldn't suddenly get it changed within a day.
Nope - it is proof that Apple reads macrumors ... that is where they also get the ideas for the next iOS devices (but they always only manage to implement half of the requested features)
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Old Apr 5, 2012, 03:39 PM   #5
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Nope - it is proof that Apple reads macrumors ... that is where they also get the ideas for the next iOS devices (but they always only manage to implement half of the requested features)
Huh, I thought they stole all their idea from the brilliant jailbreak community.
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Old Apr 5, 2012, 03:57 PM   #6
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Just a day after media reports...
Don't kid yourselves. Media reports? Seriously?

Does Apple own the billboard, or is it just a coincidence that the ad changes the first week of a new month... usually when billboard owners change ads....
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Old Apr 5, 2012, 04:02 PM   #7
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Oh thank God! I was beginning to worry that the end of the world was here.
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Old Apr 5, 2012, 04:52 PM   #8
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Old Apr 5, 2012, 04:58 PM   #9
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… as opposed to one of those nuanced, and complex coincidences…

Btw, like the new iOS support.

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Old Apr 5, 2012, 05:08 PM   #10
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I wonder who the apple spies are?
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Old Apr 5, 2012, 05:13 PM   #11
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Just a day after media reports pointed out the outdated billboard atop the West 14th Street flagship Apple Store in New York City, it has been replaced with an updated sign.

SplatF's Dan Frommer snapped a picture of the updated billboard showing a shot from the new iPad television ad with the iPad being used to make a painting.

The timing of the updated billboard so soon after the media's commentary on it yesterday is most likely a simple coincidence.

Article Link: Apple Updates iPad Billboard Atop West 14th Street Store
I saw an iPad 2 billboard recently. I'm pretty sure it was on US-101 near San Francisco.
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Nope - it is proof that Apple reads macrumors ... that is where they also get the ideas for the next iOS devices (but they always only manage to implement half of the requested features)
This is an idea stemming from Nth generation, I believe. Apple doesn't feel pressured to release all their new features at once, on account of the fact they're still dominating the market, so instead they just release a few new features. The rest of the features are ready to go for next year's revision, just incase not all the features you'd planned for that revision are actually ready to go.

Does that make sense or do I need to explain it better?
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Old Apr 5, 2012, 06:47 PM   #13
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Oh thank God! I was beginning to worry that the end of the world was here.
You take Apple far to seriously. An outdated billboard hardly means the world is ending. Even if it was an Apple billboard.
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Old Apr 5, 2012, 07:28 PM   #15
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Old Apr 5, 2012, 08:08 PM   #16
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You take Apple far to seriously. An outdated billboard hardly means the world is ending. Even if it was an Apple billboard.
*sigh*

Really?

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Old Apr 5, 2012, 09:31 PM   #17
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Oh thank God! I was beginning to worry that the end of the world was here.
That was my first thought. I was getting really worried there!

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You take Apple far to seriously. An outdated billboard hardly means the world is ending. Even if it was an Apple billboard.
You take everything far too seriously. I strongly advise investing some time looking for this book and one of these machines.
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Old Apr 5, 2012, 11:24 PM   #18
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WOW. So this is "News"? Who gives a ****?!?!?!
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Old Apr 6, 2012, 02:38 AM   #19
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Glad to see Apple is back on the ball, I was getting worried.
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Old Apr 6, 2012, 04:27 AM   #20
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Old Apr 6, 2012, 04:59 AM   #21
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No thats not what happened.
Apple got the poster ready (10000$). Called the Ad Agency to talk about the Old poster (one phone call). 1st. free day of advertisement (Priceless) . then they change the Poster. 2nd day of Ad for Free (Priceless). If they had gone ahead and just changed the Poster no one would have noticed now everyone who is for and against Apple knows. Priceless
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Old Apr 6, 2012, 05:45 AM   #22
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How is an iPad 2 billboard out of date? Apple still sells the iPad 2.
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Old Apr 6, 2012, 06:13 AM   #23
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Be sure to post another story when birds crap on the new billboard and then another one when Apple cleans it up
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You take Apple far to seriously. An outdated billboard hardly means the world is ending. Even if it was an Apple billboard.
Please tell me your joking? How could you note notice the sarcasm?
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Old Apr 6, 2012, 06:48 AM   #25
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Rome wasn't built in a day! I bet there are thousands of Billboards throughout America, how could they change 'em all in a few weeks time? But still, it's a nice coincidence.


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