Register FAQ / Rules Forum Spy Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Go Back   MacRumors Forums > iPhone, iPod and iPad > iPad

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Jan 26, 2010, 11:57 PM   #1
scrapple
macrumors regular
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Wink Did that Mcgraw Hill CEO accidentally slip the name of the tablet?

right at the end of the interview, he says "The Tabloid, err that Tablet"

Tabloid?

http://www.macrumors.com/2010/01/26/...o-be-terrific/
scrapple is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jan 27, 2010, 12:00 AM   #2
Abyssgh0st
macrumors 68000
 
Abyssgh0st's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Norman, OK
Send a message via ICQ to Abyssgh0st
Possibly... If you listen he actually says 'Tabloid' twice, once right before the incident where he corrects himself. You can know in approximately 12 hours.
__________________
27" 2.93 i7 iMac
11" 1.8 i7 MBA
iPhone 5
Abyssgh0st is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jan 27, 2010, 12:01 AM   #3
Jimmyz
macrumors member
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
I know Terry, and I know he is a very smart man. He would never slip something up like that. Anyways, all these questions (for the most part) are gone over before the actual live interview, so it is not like it was a question he was not expecting. Basically, Apple probably let Terry know what information he can and can not release to the public and on what date and time he can release it at.
Jimmyz is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jan 27, 2010, 12:04 AM   #4
M87
macrumors 65816
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
There is absolutely no chance of that being the name. Old people mix up words like that all the time, that's all it is.
__________________
I <3 
M87 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jan 27, 2010, 12:04 AM   #5
bnerd
macrumors regular
 
Join Date: May 2009
Apple wouldn't use a name thats already REGISTERED .. its also the name of a company.
bnerd is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jan 27, 2010, 12:18 AM   #6
Vanilla Thunder
macrumors member
 
Join Date: May 2008
Quote:
Originally Posted by M87 View Post
There is absolutely no chance of that being the name. Old people mix up words like that all the time, that's all it is.
Yeah, old people suck...
Vanilla Thunder is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jan 27, 2010, 12:27 AM   #7
RawBert
macrumors 68000
 
RawBert's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: North Hollywood, CA
Quote:
Originally Posted by bnerd View Post
Apple wouldn't use a name thats already REGISTERED .. its also the name of a company.
Correct me if I'm wrong, but wasn't there a small company using the name Iphone before the iPhone? If so, I'm sure Apple took care of paying for the rights. In this case though, I highly doubt "tabloid" is what The Tablet will be called. Sounds like mongloid.
__________________
THE ART OF RAW
Steve Lives On

Last edited by RawBert; Jan 27, 2010 at 12:46 AM.
RawBert is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jan 27, 2010, 12:39 AM   #8
shrimpdesign
macrumors 6502a
 
shrimpdesign's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
No. Tabloid doesn't have positive associations.
__________________
15" Unibody MacBook Pro (mid-2009) 2.53Ghz / 4GB / 256GB SSD
iPhone 3GS Black 32GB

Last edited by shrimpdesign; Jan 27, 2010 at 01:47 AM.
shrimpdesign is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jan 27, 2010, 01:22 AM   #9
agkm800
macrumors 6502a
 
agkm800's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Quote:
Originally Posted by M87 View Post
There is absolutely no chance of that being the name. Old people mix up words like that all the time, that's all it is.
Correct. Old people tend to do it all the time.
__________________
Natural Spring Water
agkm800 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jan 27, 2010, 04:15 AM   #10
wisty
macrumors regular
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
"Tabloid" is old geek-speak something like a tablet, but not really a tablet.

So it might be something a little different to what he would normally call a "tablet". I wonder how it will not quite be a tablet?
wisty is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jan 27, 2010, 05:04 AM   #11
netdog
macrumors 603
 
netdog's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: London
Quote:
Originally Posted by RawBert View Post
Correct me if I'm wrong, but wasn't there a small company using the name Iphone before the iPhone?

Yeah, a little outfit called Cisco.
__________________
We don't see the world as it is. We see it as we are. -Anais Nin
Classical Homeopath and Naturopathic Doctor in London
netdog is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jan 27, 2010, 05:20 AM   #12
GoCubsGo
macrumors Nehalem
 
GoCubsGo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
I don't know why there is a thread to discuss another thread but homeboy CEO did not slip up. This was part of the plan kids.
__________________
Because I'm a smartass.
GoCubsGo is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jan 27, 2010, 05:56 AM   #13
rdowns
macrumors Penryn
 
rdowns's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
I call BS. Remember, the ATT CEO never saw the iPhone until after he signed the contract with Apple.
__________________
The distance in time between 1980 and now is the same amount as the distance in time between 1980 and WWII.
rdowns is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jan 27, 2010, 06:31 AM   #14
Drudkh
macrumors newbie
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: UAE
erin burnett is hot!
Drudkh is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jan 27, 2010, 07:45 AM   #15
4DThinker
macrumors 68020
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
It might come with an App called Tabloid.
__________________
Visit my blog!
4DThinker is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jan 27, 2010, 07:51 AM   #16
-aggie-
macrumors Demi-God
 
-aggie-'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Where bunnies are welcome.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Drudkh View Post
erin burnett is hot!
Your hotness meter is out of whack. She's fairly attractive, but I wouldn't say hot describes her.


Quote:
Originally Posted by jessica. View Post
I don't know why there is a thread to discuss another thread but homeboy CEO did not slip up. This was part of the plan kids.
We need another thread to discuss this thread.
__________________
Google with site:macrumors.com as a parameter.
DFU Mode
-aggie- is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jan 27, 2010, 07:53 AM   #17
rdowns
macrumors Penryn
 
rdowns's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Quote:
Originally Posted by -aggie- View Post
Your hotness meter is out of whack. She's fairly attractive, but I wouldn't say hot describes her.
Yeah, huh?

Thumb resize.
__________________
The distance in time between 1980 and now is the same amount as the distance in time between 1980 and WWII.
rdowns is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jan 27, 2010, 07:58 AM   #18
-aggie-
macrumors Demi-God
 
-aggie-'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Where bunnies are welcome.
That isn't a pic of her from what I understand, unless you can provide a link to the Maxim website.
__________________
Google with site:macrumors.com as a parameter.
DFU Mode
-aggie- is offline   0 Reply With Quote

Reply
MacRumors Forums > iPhone, iPod and iPad > iPad

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
My sources confirm that the name of the Apple tablet to be unveiled will be "iSlate" wikoogle Wasteland 19 Jan 22, 2010 01:49 PM
What's the name of the APP on the ATT commerical that you flick photos between iPhone imprezu iPhone and iPod touch Apps 2 Aug 20, 2009 08:23 AM
whats the name of the app that changes the number that shows up on ID? nojokews6 Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks 2 Oct 1, 2008 11:04 PM
What was the name of the web page that shows your browser info? DesertFox Web Design and Development 5 Aug 19, 2007 09:16 PM
What's the name of the app that strips the un-needed PPC part out of Universal app? AaronICT Mac Basics and Help 6 Mar 4, 2007 10:17 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:47 AM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC