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I find tablets unergonomic as well. tongue.gif
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I find tablets unergonomic as well. tongue.gif

Me too...but why the heck are all these writers singling out Apple? I'm a little confused here. They make a study about all tablets and then title it against Apple? I may dislike Apple a great deal but this is just sad that they are so desperate for clicks.
     
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Me too...but why the heck are all these writers singling out Apple? I'm a little confused here. They make a study about all tablets and then title it against Apple? I may dislike Apple a great deal but this is just sad that they are so desperate for clicks.

They want the attention and nothing brings attention like a huge brand name. Just looking at all the idiotic comments this news thread brought out is proof positive of this simple fact. They know they will not get nearly the same publicity of they talk about a Playbook for example.
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Me too...but why the heck are all these writers singling out Apple? I'm a little confused here. They make a study about all tablets and then title it against Apple? I may dislike Apple a great deal but this is just sad that they are so desperate for clicks.

From what I understand, Harvard were just talking about tablets in general. FUD just singled out the iPad to create more controversy. redface.gif
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Me too...but why the heck are all these writers singling out Apple? I'm a little confused here. They make a study about all tablets and then title it against Apple? I may dislike Apple a great deal but this is just sad that they are so desperate for clicks.
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They want the attention and nothing brings attention like a huge brand name. Just looking at all the idiotic comments this news thread brought out is proof positive of this simple fact. They know they will not get nearly the same publicity of they talk about a Playbook for example.

They aren't singling out Apple. They mention the iPad because it's the brand everyone knows. Some people still aren't familiar with the Galaxy Tab. Have you actually tried to talk to the average person? You can't just say "tablet" without making a reference to another product or give a brief explanation. You can, however, just say "iPad' and no clarification is needed. It also makes it infinitely cleaner for search engine results.

Stop being so overly sensitive. Apple wanted to be the innovator of tablets and they have achieved that. But just like you're synonymous with tablets when it's something good - you're also the go-to guy when something is inherently wrong with them.
    
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So it took a scientist to realize this? Are books ergonomic? I switch hands every few pages while lying and reading. But don't get me wrong, I don't usually read books. tongue.gif
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Apple has tried so hard to sue people who produce competitive tablets that to hear that argument is rediculous.
they wanted exclusivity and they got it lol
Agreed.
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Ergonomic is stupid anyway, all you need is a comfortable chair and a nice keyboard tray. Ergonomic keyboards are what I call dumb and hard to use. My mouse is great, and so is a regular keyboard. Basically what I got from this is that the iPad is bad, but so must be all other phones, calculators, pushups and being alive. Because life is so dangerous, this is just another example of bad news writing that usually is the most interesting story on the 5 PM news that they never show because it's all murders and hit and runs that happened today.

TL;DR: None of this matters, because people want it and whatever the dangers are nobody has seen any of them. Therefore nobody is scared enough, we need to take photos of your iPad through your plasma tv and broken hands from playing iPad games to get "scared".
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They aren't singling out Apple. They mention the iPad because it's the brand everyone knows. Some people still aren't familiar with the Galaxy Tab. Have you actually tried to talk to the average person? You can't just say "tablet" without making a reference to another product or give a brief explanation. You can, however, just say "iPad' and no clarification is needed. It also makes it infinitely cleaner for search engine results.

Stop being so overly sensitive. Apple wanted to be the innovator of tablets and they have achieved that. But just like you're synonymous with tablets when it's something good - you're also the go-to guy when something is inherently wrong with them.

Don't be dense. FUD singled out the iPad to create controversy. Think about what their target base readers are. They are all tech savvy. Take a look at all the half-wits and their reactions in this thread. My point is proven.

If all tablets are all iPads or other tablets become disallowed then I can agree with you. As long as there are choices, it is highly irresponsible and inflammatory to simply call out one and ignore the others.
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I find tablets unergonomic as well. tongue.gif

Me too. Once I used an iPad in school and DIDN'T LIKE IT AT ALL. iPads are MUCH harder to use than a laptop, yet people are choosing a iPad instead of a laptop because of Apple's advertising schemes.

I think tablets like the iPad and the Kindle Fire are just a fad and will eventually die out, and people will move back to desktops and laptops.
Edited by neelwebs - 1/26/12 at 11:57am
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Harvard's finding: news worthy

FUD's usual twist: garbage

FUD isn't a news source... why can't that be grasped yet? The only, absolutely only reason why they put iPad in the title was for people to be drawn to it, whether you adore Apple or hate them, it still gets hits on their site and at the end of the day that's what matters in their pathetic eyes.
    
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