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BAMAPHIN 22
01-27-2010, 04:30 PM
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After months of speculation, Apple has finally lifted the veil on the iPad, its long-rumored tablet computer. The device will be available in late March starting at $499 for the 16GB version.


http://content.usatoday.com/communities/technologylive/post/2010/01/live-from-apples-event-in-san-francisco/1

dreday
01-27-2010, 06:19 PM
downside:no camera, no multitasking, no adobe flash, 64gb is the largest, no ichat.

Errr well I guess that will all come in the MAXI-pad

SpurzN703
01-27-2010, 07:55 PM
So what exactly is this supposed to be?

Slim
01-28-2010, 12:21 PM
I just don't get this...

Not only has Apple cannibalized its Macbook Air sales (that product will be gone in less than a year) but it has basically created a bigger iphone without the calling capabilities.

I just don't see who this product will appeal to (other than Apple fanboys). I can't imagine someone buying a ebook reader for $499 base model.

Thumper1016
01-28-2010, 03:03 PM
downside:no camera, no multitasking, no adobe flash, 64gb is the largest, no ichat.

Errr well I guess that will all come in the MAXI-pad

:lol2:

Chubby
01-28-2010, 03:26 PM
I just don't get this...

Not only has Apple cannibalized its Macbook Air sales (that product will be gone in less than a year) but it has basically created a bigger iphone without the calling capabilities.

I just don't see who this product will appeal to (other than Apple fanboys). I can't imagine someone buying a ebook reader for $499 base model.
it cant even be pitched as a true competitive Ebook Reader, Compare the selection of EBooks available from Itunes compared to Barnes and Noble.
For that you go with the Nook.

What this does is it opens the door for similar machines to be created. I expect the 2nd and 3rd generation IPADS to have Cameras, multitasking, USB Support etc....

FinsNCanes
01-30-2010, 09:41 PM
I wonder how many people will be carrying this, sit down and it cracks the screen. This is of course after you buy the $100 carrying case.

Greatness920
01-31-2010, 08:58 PM
looks like a huge ipod touch... pretty stupid