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    You know, I'm shocked and stunned MS would say such a thing. It's almost like bitterness or something

    Apple iPad craze might not last, say Microsoft and Dell - Telegraph
    “We've always defined ourselves by the ability to overcome the impossible. And we count these moments. These moments when we dare to aim higher, to break barriers, to reach for the stars, to make the unknown known. We count these moments as our proudest achievements. But we lost all that. Or perhaps we've just forgotten that we are still pioneers. And we've barely begun. And that our greatest accomplishments cannot be behind us, because our destiny lies above us.”

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    It won't last given current dire stock levels!

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    I don't get it the appeal, they're too big to be a phone, and too restricted to take the place of laptop

    When you can run 'apps' on your smart phone, watch movies on your smart phone etc etc and they're still small enough to fit in your pocket

    It's a triumph of marketing over commonsense
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    Quote Originally Posted by amcdonald View Post
    I don't get it the appeal
    Regardless, you can't argue with the x million of people that have bought them. I'm sure most of them have found a use for it...
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    Quote Originally Posted by amcdonald View Post
    I don't get it the appeal, they're too big to be a phone, and too restricted to take the place of laptop
    I bet you could of found yourself having a very similar argument over the PC 20 years ago convincing the local business to replace their notepad & pen with this flashy screen & keyboard. If you build like for like you'll go bankrupt if you invent the future you'll prosper.

    Understand that and you'll understand why these products are successful.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Moscow Mule View Post
    Regardless, you can't argue with the x million of people that have bought them. I'm sure most of them have found a use for it...
    Millions of people bought the crazy frog album, you can't argue with peoples taste in music either
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    I read that people like that e-books are shown in a very large font.

    So I guess it is good for the elderly and the ones who have a hard time reading. MacFans basically.
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