The iSad will fail

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drtyrell

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The iSad is probably the least innovative device to come from Apple in its history. The Cube injected a revolutionary compression of hardware components and functionality. Steve's presentation was an absurd highlight of the units complete failure to deliver. The goal was set to out perform a cellphone and or a laptop. Steve then carefully sat in his comfy leather chair and bored the audience to death. Hails from the crowd could only be liken to the town drunks visiting a comedy club after a hefty regiment of the snake that bit them.

For nearly an hour the education was laboriously repeated; "where you used to use your mouse, you now use your finger." We were all done with the demo five minutes in. We all sat patiently waiting for the hero we know and love to show us something amazing, and with each reveal we recalled the days of old when the Macintosh was demonstrated to have a word processor. Sadly, the iSad has no word processor built in. One cannot complete tasks that involve true business needs. The laptop remains the supreme solutions for true comfort and functionality.

At the end of this drab campfire lecture, a movie rolls to drive home the utter genius of this device. Again, we here the musical score that is to influence us to think of angels and pixies bringing down from the heavens a new revolutionary device from God himself, but this time the scripts were tired. The suggestive nomenclature of "exciting" "amazing" "our best work" fail at the footsteps of a lump of clay that is the next device.

The iSad will parish in its current iteration. Just as the Cube, fools will rush in where angels are using laptops. To you I say, best of luck this summer when you lose your job, and the only thing you can do in the unemployment line is flick your internet 1996 device with no Flash as your last month of internet service runs out.

Advice to Apple, upgrade every other device and software you have, and QUICK.
 

Mr Bigs

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The iSad is probably the least innovative device to come from Apple in its history. The Cube injected a revolutionary compression of hardware components and functionality. Steve's presentation was an absurd highlight of the units complete failure to deliver. The goal was set to out perform a cellphone and or a laptop. Steve then carefully sat in his comfy leather chair and bored the audience to death. Hails from the crowd could only be liken to the town drunks visiting a comedy club after a hefty regiment of the snake that bit them.

For nearly an hour the education was laboriously repeated; "where you used to use your mouse, you now use your finger." We were all done with the demo five minutes in. We all sat patiently waiting for the hero we know and love to show us something amazing, and with each reveal we recalled the days of old when the Macintosh was demonstrated to have a word processor. Sadly, the iSad has no word processor built in. One cannot complete tasks that involve true business needs. The laptop remains the supreme solutions for true comfort and functionality.

At the end of this drab campfire lecture, a movie rolls to drive home the utter genius of this device. Again, we here the musical score that is to influence us to think of angels and pixies bringing down from the heavens a new revolutionary device from God himself, but this time the scripts were tired. The suggestive nomenclature of "exciting" "amazing" "our best work" fail at the footsteps of a lump of clay that is the next device.

The iSad will parish in its current iteration. Just as the Cube, fools will rush in where angels are using laptops. To you I say, best of luck this summer when you lose your job, and the only thing you can do in the unemployment line is flick your internet 1996 device with no Flash as your last month of internet service runs out.

Advice to Apple, upgrade every other device and software you have, and QUICK.
I think it's time for you to move on and let it go.:apple:
 

BaldiMac

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What is your definition of "fail"? Or is it just as meaningless as most people's use of the word on this topic?
 

drtyrell

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Actually this is a harvest to see who Apple DOESN'T need to send a rebate to buy this device.
 

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That utterly disgusting and dreadful device that Apple had the balls to release two days ago will definitely fail on every account. Apple can only be lucky twice a decade (iPod and iPhone) and the i will not really help it.

Thanks for the insightful read, it was a pleasure to read a new and un-controlled objective opinion on that piece of *****. It is so funny, that only you had the chutzpah to actually say that out loud. All the other open minded threads here only praise that failed device.

And it will fail, as you can see, Apple never ever ....


Ah what the frell. How really unique your post was. ;)
 

drtyrell

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That utterly disgusting and dreadful device that Apple had the balls to release two days ago will definitely fail on every account. Apple can only be lucky twice a decade (iPod and iPhone) and the i will not really help it.

Thanks for the insightful read, it was a pleasure to read a new and un-controlled objective opinion on that piece of *****. It is so funny, that only you had the chutzpah to actually say that out loud. All the other open minded threads here only praise that failed device.

And it will fail, as you can see, Apple never ever ....


Ah what the frell. How really unique your post was. ;)
I love you already.

I am yet to meet a single person who has praised the unit, and that is a rare post Apple event occurrence. I've sat for the last 10 years and watched my phone ring only seconds after Steve exits the stage while John Mayer mops up the tears of joy with his beefy guitar licks.

This time was the complete opposite. Every Mac fan I know sat in shock at how long they waited for such a fundamentally flawed offering. The water cooler talk was packed with people's top 10 list for why they think this device is a disappointment. Of course this forum is packed with Apple employees and coked out fans who would rather lie to one another than deal with the ripping pain that was left in their heart after their flight to Baha was canceled.

The only thing more pathetic than the iSad are the kneejerking defense laden forum posters who will go on vacation when the device is finally surmised as a failure. Their personal attacks of denial driven insecurities will
vanish as the horror of their once proud flawless Apple history takes a punch in the pants.

It will fail as it is currently designed, mark my words.
 

BaldiMac

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I love you already.

I am yet to meet a single person who has praised the unit, and that is a rare post Apple event occurrence. I've sat for the last 10 years and watched my phone ring only seconds after Steve exits the stage while John Mayer mops up the tears of joy with his beefy guitar licks.

This time was the complete opposite. Every Mac fan I know sat in shock at how long they waited for such a fundamentally flawed offering. The water cooler talk was packed with people's top 10 list for why they think this device is a disappointment. Of course this forum is packed with Apple employees and coked out fans who would rather lie to one another than deal with the ripping pain that was left in their heart after their flight to Baha was canceled.

The only thing more pathetic than the iSad are the kneejerking defense laden forum posters who will go on vacation when the device is finally surmised as a failure. Their personal attacks of denial driven insecurities will
vanish as the horror of their once proud flawless Apple history takes a punch in the pants.

It will fail as it is currently designed, mark my words.
Again, what would constitute a failure?
 

cjthebest

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I love you already.

I am yet to meet a single person who has praised the unit, and that is a rare post Apple event occurrence. I've sat for the last 10 years and watched my phone ring only seconds after Steve exits the stage while John Mayer mops up the tears of joy with his beefy guitar licks.

This time was the complete opposite. Every Mac fan I know sat in shock at how long they waited for such a fundamentally flawed offering. The water cooler talk was packed with people's top 10 list for why they think this device is a disappointment. Of course this forum is packed with Apple employees and coked out fans who would rather lie to one another than deal with the ripping pain that was left in their heart after their flight to Baha was canceled.

The only thing more pathetic than the iSad are the kneejerking defense laden forum posters who will go on vacation when the device is finally surmised as a failure. Their personal attacks of denial driven insecurities will
vanish as the horror of their once proud flawless Apple history takes a punch in the pants.

It will fail as it is currently designed, mark my words.
How do you have so much time to write about something that you hate? (no life). You are not being forced to buy this product, so please, just go join one of the numerous threads about this and just get over it.
 

drtyrell

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Again, what would constitute a failure?
Failure will be in the lack of projected sales. Failure will be word of mouth that the device isn't worth the money.

Remember, this device isn't being announced like an AppleTV. This device is being announced like an iPod and an iPhone. Claims have been made that were instantly proven unmet. The AppleTV was a soft move into a dominated market with little to no projections or expectations set.

Steve did not announce where he wanted to be in 1 year as he did with the iPhone. However, internally the projections are not mild. Apple's stock fell 3.6% today, and one cannot overlook the market's reflection on the iSad as "Really, that's the next best idea you had?"

Apple's stubborn position on Flash speaks of their inner immaturity. They have chosen a long and pointless fight with Adobe in order to pack their App store with 100 versions of a Flashlight app. They have taken no lessons from Nintendo, Sony, or Microsoft on vetting quality over quantity. They want a big number like 140,000 to dazzle those who are poor at understanding market value. Apple could solve the Flash performance issues with a single phone call, but like the two button mouse, Steve has sworn to uphold a grudge against the present reality that is serving the world, and serving it well.
 

drtyrell

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How do you have so much time to write about something that you hate? (no life). You are not being forced to buy this product, so please, just go join one of the numerous threads about this and just get over it.
It is you who are joining me. So I kindly ask you to go find your own thread.
 

DDave

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Yes I hate failure, the projected sales are only 2 million units in the first quarter. I wish I could have those projected sales as a failure. But you are entitled to your opinion and people are entitled to respond to it.
 

NewMacGirl

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I love you already.

I am yet to meet a single person who has praised the unit, and that is a rare post Apple event occurrence. I've sat for the last 10 years and watched my phone ring only seconds after Steve exits the stage while John Mayer mops up the tears of joy with his beefy guitar licks.

This time was the complete opposite. Every Mac fan I know sat in shock at how long they waited for such a fundamentally flawed offering. The water cooler talk was packed with people's top 10 list for why they think this device is a disappointment. Of course this forum is packed with Apple employees and coked out fans who would rather lie to one another than deal with the ripping pain that was left in their heart after their flight to Baha was canceled.

The only thing more pathetic than the iSad are the kneejerking defense laden forum posters who will go on vacation when the device is finally surmised as a failure. Their personal attacks of denial driven insecurities will
vanish as the horror of their once proud flawless Apple history takes a punch in the pants.

It will fail as it is currently designed, mark my words.
You write so well and say exactly what I thought watching the keynote.

It was such a flat event. The disbelief was palpable. The audience was silent.

Jobs new it too. You could just tell he was dying on stage. It was like watching a once great comedian who is not funny any more. Rather than laughter he is met with throat clearing and polite applause.

Yes. The ipad WILL and HAS already failed.

This much bad publicity can't fail to hurt it, if not kill it.


It will not be 'cool' or trendy to own one. Nobody will want to be seen with one. It is a joke now. I just can not believe it. A week ago I was so excited.

I predict empty stores on launch day and the news will be how the once mighty apple has been humbled.

Mark our words.
 

melman101

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You write so well and say exactly what I thought watching the keynote.

It was such a flat event. The disbelief was palpable. The audience was silent.

Jobs new it too. You could just tell he was dying on stage. It was like watching a once great comedian who is not funny any more. Rather than laughter he is met with throat clearing and polite applause.

Yes. The ipad WILL and HAS already failed.

This much bad publicity can't fail to hurt it, if not kill it.


It will not be 'cool' or trendy to own one. Nobody will want to be seen with one. It is a joke now. I just can not believe it. A week ago I was so excited.

I predict empty stores on launch day and the news will be how the once mighty apple has been humbled.

Mark our words.
I definitely doubt that.
 

needthephone

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The iSad is probably the least innovative device to come from Apple in its history. The Cube injected a revolutionary compression of hardware components and functionality. Steve's presentation was an absurd highlight of the units complete failure to deliver. The goal was set to out perform a cellphone and or a laptop. Steve then carefully sat in his comfy leather chair and bored the audience to death. Hails from the crowd could only be liken to the town drunks visiting a comedy club after a hefty regiment of the snake that bit them.

For nearly an hour the education was laboriously repeated; "where you used to use your mouse, you now use your finger." We were all done with the demo five minutes in. We all sat patiently waiting for the hero we know and love to show us something amazing, and with each reveal we recalled the days of old when the Macintosh was demonstrated to have a word processor. Sadly, the iSad has no word processor built in. One cannot complete tasks that involve true business needs. The laptop remains the supreme solutions for true comfort and functionality.

At the end of this drab campfire lecture, a movie rolls to drive home the utter genius of this device. Again, we here the musical score that is to influence us to think of angels and pixies bringing down from the heavens a new revolutionary device from God himself, but this time the scripts were tired. The suggestive nomenclature of "exciting" "amazing" "our best work" fail at the footsteps of a lump of clay that is the next device.

The iSad will parish in its current iteration. Just as the Cube, fools will rush in where angels are using laptops. To you I say, best of luck this summer when you lose your job, and the only thing you can do in the unemployment line is flick your internet 1996 device with no Flash as your last month of internet service runs out.

Advice to Apple, upgrade every other device and software you have, and QUICK.
Very eloquent. And I agree unfortunately.

Many people are really missing the point here.

It seems that most of these 'it will fail' posts are not from the expected trolls but worryingly for apple from even the most ardent self admitted fanboys (and it seems girls)

Do you think I want it to fail?

I feel gutted, let down to the core.

I believed in apple to do what no other companies were doing.

They stood up for us, didn't just peddle crap.

We aren't enjoying this.

I just hope apple listen and at least add a camera before launch.

I know instinctively if something is right (or wrong)

A camera for video calls by the way no, not so I can admire how handsome I am...
 

nick9191

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"A device doesn't suit my needs, therefore it doesn't suit anyone's needs."

This device is sexy, has a good level of functionality (not brilliant but good), is well priced and has Apple's marketing behind it. It will sell millions, end of, no discussion.

And FYI, sorry to say it, but there was nothing revolutionary about the original Macintosh. It was a cheaper Lisa, with a piss poor amount of memory and zero expandability.
 

greg555

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A lot of people (millions) will pay $500 to have a big iPod that they can watch videos, flip through photos, or surf the net while they sit on the couch.

Just because it's not the ultimate portable computer does not mean it will fail in the market.

Just my opinion - Greg
 

PoisonScorpion

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For me it'd satisfy my needs pretty well. I would like something thin, but be easy to use. For a while I've been using my iPod touch, and it's suited me pretty well. Since the iPod touch came out, I've dreamt of a big iPod touch, and the iPad delivers.

Many people want a Mac, but can't afford one. They see the iPad at the middle between an iPod/iPhone and a full blown Mac. I think that it will sell millions due to its price point alone.

Do I think that everyone here will get one? No, because they had pretty high expectations. Myself wouldn't buy one if it was just a huge iPod, but it has a lot more than just a big screen.
 

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