2 or 3 revisions everyone will love this

Discussion in 'iPad' started by macfan881, Jan 27, 2010.

  1. macfan881 macrumors 68020

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    just Watch Time Apple announces Some thing huge and the Flod gates of ZOMG FAIL/sucks Why is this not here etc. implodes for a month or so than pretty much we all come to love these things if you need proof here are the last few big things apple announced

    http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=130651 Switch to Intel.

    http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=500 iPod

    http://forums.macrumors.com/showthre...=268228&page=2 iPhone

    I just love macrumors and the crazy flame fest that goes on after a big keynote its really good for a laugh or two.
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  2. Theclamshell macrumors 68030

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  3. benlee macrumors 65816

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    While I agree with you. I think Apple screwed up here. This is the first revision, but there are some glaring omissions that just seem like they don't care what people want. Granted in a revision or two, we will get some of those features.

    Apple released this, and when other companies try to match it, Apple will release rev. 2. But it will only add what reasonably should have been in this revisions.

    The only advantage this has over an iPhone is a larger screen--that is it.
     
  4. Sydde macrumors 68020

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    Better CPU. Two docking ports. No AT&T contract.
     
  5. iphone1105 macrumors 68020

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    Well the 1st gen iPhone was weak, but still had many lovers. So will this.

    I disagree the only advantage the iPad has over iPhone is a large screen. Seems to me there was a bunch of features I cant find on my iPhone at the moment. Just sayin'...
     
  6. admanimal macrumors 68040

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    This is an extremely shortsighted view. Apple has already demonstrated that much more substantial applications can run on the iPad than the phone. As time goes on and developers/other content providers catch up, I think people will realize that this device is much more than a giant iPod Touch.

    The links posted by the OP are perfect examples of how shortsighted most Macrumors users are (at least the most vocal ones).
     
  7. paduck macrumors 6502

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    iMac - no floppy drive, USB - ditched legacy apps
    MacBook Air - expensive, no optical drive
    iPod - expensive, terrible battery life, proprietary iTunes
    iPhone - $599, no MMS, EDGE, not so good phone, no apps, AT&T, closed system
    iPad - no phone, no camera, no video chat, etc.

    These are the products that made Apple a $50 billion company. They all have flaws which shocked the pundits, but people overcame or ignored.

    iPad will sell well - it is cheaper than the iPhone when it was released (think Apple learned a lesson?). It fits in the product line without cannibalizing anything (except maybe some MacBook sales, but it isn't a direct replacement). It it The Next Big Thing for Apple. Some of the missing features are clearly setting the stage for the iPad II. Some are probably limited because of technology or cost. They're getting good hype from this thing and, like the iPhone, the Ipad II will be a monster. Plus, the iPhone, iPod Touch, and App Store have set people up to buy and use this thing.

    It's not a hobby...
     

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