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What it's like to own an Apple product:
http://theoatmeal.com/comics/apple

Not really funny frown.gif
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Not really funny
It kind of is...
    
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Did anyone see that people are already paying $1250 for pre-orders on eBay? Insanity!
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It kind of is...
I was expecting that comic to be, but it wasn't very original. B for effort I suppose

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Did anyone see that people are already paying $1250 for pre-orders on eBay? Insanity!
There are some for $1600..
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I was expecting that comic to be, but it wasn't very original. B for effort I suppose



There are some for $1600..
Damn, Apple fans are "special"

I may just waste my Hardware Upgrade on this, resell it, buy the Nexus Prime, and still make money.
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Damn, Apple fans are "special"
If they buy at these prices, then definitely!
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Alright, hold your horses. You can't base it off of 1 synthetic bench. It is no where near what you think it is.

<snip>

Real world situations have it hang just above 2x faster performance. And even then, these benchmarks show the Tegra 2 drawing 237'568 more pixels.

Not saying the chip is crap, just reassuring you about reality.
Rephrases: Up to 4x better

I jest, you're right. It seems to be about two times better, although it really blows it away with the fill rate texture fetch test, it's about seven times better.




Here's some info from Anandtech about the Tegra 2 and PowerVR SGX543MP2 architecture , which is interesting. I'd recommend reading it: http://www.anandtech.com/show/4225/the-ipad-2-review/5
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Apple has been known to offer horrific cooling solutions best left to ultra-cheap notebooks. Let alone, remember the iPad problems in direct sunlight? You can't expect any of their products to last under heavy loads under long periods of time.
I've never had my iPhone 3G/3GS or iPad overheat even when under heavy load. (Being out in the sun does make it get pretty hot though, but that's expected.) I don't expect Apple would release an iPhone that'll overheat. We'll see though, I hope it doesn't.
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At least though, the nearly 2 year-old Tegra 2 is still holding its own against competitors despite its obsolete architecture when it was finally launched in tangible products.
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Growth percentage doesn't mean mean they sold more than their competitors.
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It is just marketing. Apple trying to hype themselves up and make it seem like they are doing amazing.

Of course, when you start out at the bottom of an empty barrel, it is a lot easier to get more "growth" in there than a barrel that is already topped off.
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