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Apple is the master of portable devices. I expect the kindle to disappear soon.
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I very much like this tablet in concept...a big Ipod Touch like device would actually be very sweet. But $1000?!?!? No frickin way. I can buy an awesome laptop for that kind of money! I was expecting $500-$600...maybe $700, knowing Apple's "let's price it stupid expensive" ways. But for $1000, they can suck it.
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Apple is the master of portable devices. I expect the kindle to disappear soon.
Yeah, and Sony expected Betamax to destroy VHS too.

Price is king. Even if the iTablet (or whatever it's called) is technically superior to the Kindle, the Kindle costs a fraction. Price...is...king. Kindle's not going anywhere.
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I would rather read e-books on the iPod Touch, which you have been able to do for quite a while now, than lug around a touchscreen that's almost as big as my ego.
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Unless the iTablet actually lets me own the e-books I buy, I'll be passing it up as well. Anyone remember the two books that were pulled from people's kindles?
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Yeah, and Sony expected Betamax to destroy VHS too.

Price is king. Even if the iTablet (or whatever it's called) is technically superior to the Kindle, the Kindle costs a fraction. Price...is...king. Kindle's not going anywhere.
Word. Book nerds tend to be thrifty, point taken.
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Unless the iTablet actually lets me own the e-books I buy, I'll be passing it up as well. Anyone remember the two books that were pulled from people's kindles?
I only remember the 1985 fiasco. What was the other one?
    
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I only remember the 1985 fiasco. What was the other one?
1984, it was 1984.
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I only remember the 1985 fiasco. What was the other one?
1984 and Animal Farm, both Orwell books.
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It's gonna cost $1000
Apple always OVERPRICE everything
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