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Heck, Apple's IPS desktops are equivalent to TFT LCDs in colour accuracy.

umm... TFT is a class of LCD... just about EVERY LCD made in the last decade or two for consumer computing has been a TFT display
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TFT_LCD

TFT contains subtypes including TN, IPS, MVA, PVA, ASV, and PLS

cool. point being is that the apple IPS produces colour quality of monitors more then less then half of their price.
post #82 of 170
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That is an app for the iPad called AVPlayer that allows you to play all different kinds of formats for videos. Your point applies for all technology. You can always wait for cheaper better stuff, but then you will always be waiting because there will always be better and cheaper stuff. That is how the world works.

and there used to be VLC as well (I still have it btw). Makes life so much easier compared to having to convert everything to codecs the iPad does like.
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dont care!!!
Cool story bro thumb.gif

OT: This is pretty awesome. It'll be interesting to see how long it takes other manufacturers to bring out tablets with the same or better resolution. Personally I like 4:3 for tablets so it's nice that they're just doubling the length and width of the iPad 1 & 2.
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why buy the mercedes when you can wait a few years and buy the equivalent hyundai?

Using that logic, you would never have a car because you'd always be waiting for the equivalent cheap car. Computer/car analogies hardly ever work. Its better to just not try.
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post #85 of 170
I just don't get it. People moan about it being unnecessary... yet we have people on OCN with quad SLI, more monitors than ex girlfriends and contests to see who can get that extra 0.1ghz.

Seems somewhat hypocritical to then call overkill biggrin.gif
post #86 of 170
thats an amazing resolution for such a small screen, but really...whats the point? on a screen that size, no one can really spot the difference
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Just like you can't tell the difference between the iphone 4/4s screen and the iphone 3gs screen, right?
    
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Even if people don't notice a difference... it's pushing the boundary, moving forward. No point sitting twiddling thumbs!
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What is ironic is that if Samsung or Asus was doing this for their tablet, the great majority of you would be creaming your pants screaming how epic it will be. rolleyes.gif
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What is ironic is that if Samsung or Asus was doing this for your tablet, the great majority of you would be creaming your pants screaming how epic it will be. rolleyes.gif

Ha, exactly tongue.gif

It's also a quite nice change of events. Apple was typically a company that was reactive as opposed to pro-active.
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