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Originally Posted by OC'ing Noob View Post

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.

Dense? You must own an iPad because you sure are overly emotional about it all.

Anyways, the iPad's market share is down and it's still at 58%. They addressed the leader of the pack, which is standard practice when you're breaking a story of any kind. Are you not familiar with how journalism works? Did you read my statement about better search engine results? Are you not familiar with how the internet works?

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&biw=1680&bih=946&q=havard+study+ipad&oq=havard+study+ipad&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=108389l108625l0l108755l2l2l0l0l0l0l132l240l0.2l2l0

I seems that everyone titled their article the same. You notice how Fudzilla doesn't link to the Harvard study? That's because they aren't doing the actual reporting - they're posting news from the LA Times and the NY Daily News - hence the following statement from Fudzilla:
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To be fair to Apple they also tested the users with other tablets it is just that everyone reported it as if it was just the iPad which caused the problems.

Next time you get the urge to go on an emotional tirade you might want to stop for a deep breath first.
Edited by NotUrAverageJoe - 1/26/12 at 12:03pm
    
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Yea books aren't ergonomic either, so how is this a revelation?
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Neither are candy vans tongue.gif
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post #34 of 63
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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.

Didn't people say this about camera and colour screen phones in the early 2000s? Tablet computers aren't going anywhere any time soon.
    
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Holy crap! They needed a Harvard study to tell you what I can feel every day? Guess they have to get our attention somehow.... and guess what... I still don't care.
    
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Can't everyone tell at a glance? It looks uncomfortable for most use cases, at least without some kind of accessory.
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post #37 of 63
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Didn't people say this about camera and colour screen phones in the early 2000s? Tablet computers aren't going anywhere any time soon.

I agree, I don't see them going anywhere anytime soon, with components becoming more and more efficient and smaller every year, there would be no reason to go back. You can make a product as "ergonomic" as possible, it doesn't mean people will use it perfectly. How many people have a perfectly ergonomically adapted work station? I'm pretty sure very few do, so we could jump to the conclusion that having a workstation with a pc is also a health hazard...

Edit: I would also like to see a study on how chairs in general are a big health hazard since the posture most people adopt when using them "can be awkward and lead to discomfort with prolonged use." And I would even add: long term use can lead to health issues! Please... teaching.gif

No anger from me, just thought it was kind of funny.
Edited by HypnotiK - 1/26/12 at 12:35pm
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I smell a lawsuit....
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They must be holding it wrong!
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Dense? You must own an iPad because you sure are overly emotional about it all.
Anyways, the iPad's market share is down and it's still at 58%. They addressed the leader of the pack, which is standard practice when you're breaking a story of any kind. Are you not familiar with how journalism works? Did you read my statement about better search engine results? Are you not familiar with how the internet works?
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&biw=1680&bih=946&q=havard+study+ipad&oq=havard+study+ipad&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=108389l108625l0l108755l2l2l0l0l0l0l132l240l0.2l2l0
I seems that everyone titled their article the same. You notice how Fudzilla doesn't link to the Harvard study? That's because they aren't doing the actual reporting - they're posting news from the LA Times and the NY Daily News - hence the following statement from Fudzilla:
Quote:
To be fair to Apple they also tested the users with other tablets it is just that everyone reported it as if it was just the iPad which caused the problems.
Next time you get the urge to go on an emotional tirade you might want to stop for a deep breath first.

If you think FUD was not singling them out, then YES YOU ARE DENSE. They knew exactly what they were doing; trolling for a response. I am aware how journalism works there is a difference between real journalism and sensationalized crap.

Yes, I do have an iPad and I also have a Playbook. I am thinking about getting a Xoom as well.

If they were not singling it out, they would have mentioned that statement FIRST instead of leaving it until the very end AFTER they riled up everyone. I am not having any sort of emotional tirade BTW, merely calling it as I see it and expressing my disgust in OCN's continued allowance of posts obviously trolling for responses. I called your claim that no one was singling out Apple dense, because that is exactly what it is. I could actually think of more accurate terms for it, but I rather not express them.
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