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Oh gosh. Here we go again.

Now if only I could find a new article about something Teh root doesn't like.

Looking around. Searching.

Maybe this will get you going

Why Java is better than .net

Maybe this?

Or this?

Kind of old but maybe this will get your buttons turned. Cause obviously on top of iPad your a .net fanboy. :facepalm:
It's true. I like Apple Products, I have them, I use them, I hack, mod, and piece them toghther, I also enjoy modding pcs, using PC's extensively, I have an Android Phone, I use the Android OS. I do also hate Java. With a passion. I'm a devout Obj C, C++, C# and C programmer. But am I one of the rare exceptions in the computing world, that likes Apple AND regular windows or Android based devices? We shall see.
    
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It doesn't really bring computing to a whole new level, IMHO. However, it is an awesome product, and I'm glad it has sold well.
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I have always hated the ipad as much as the next guy but recently I played with one and I noticed one thing. The home screen looks stupid. Just a giant iPod touch but one thing stood apart, the apps. They were SO great. I have an iPhone but any app you have on iphone the ipad counterpart is vastly superior. I played air hockey wireless against my friend and it was so much fun( I also Do this with my iPhone and his iPod but it does not compare). The iPad mlb baseball app was spectacular. I played plants versus zombies in the apple store for about an hour and as I was their many teens and young adults would come in saying its just a big ipod touch and by the end they were saying damn i wish it was not $500 or else i would buy one for sure. The thing about the iPad is it is not better but for some reason it is so fun.
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I have always hated the ipad as much as the next guy but recently I played with one and I noticed one thing. The home screen looks stupid. Just a giant iPod touch but one thing stood apart, the apps. They were SO great. I have an iPhone but any app you have on iphone the ipad counterpart is vastly superior. I played air hockey wireless against my friend and it was so much fun( I also Do this with my iPhone and his iPod but it does not compare). The iPad mlb baseball app was spectacular. I played plants versus zombies in the apple store for about an hour and as I was their many teens and young adults would come in saying its just a big ipod touch and by the end they were saying damn i wish it was not $500 or else i would buy one for sure. The thing about the iPad is it is not better but for some reason it is so fun.
The reason the iPads price is so high, is the Display and custom A4 SoC. The A4 is custom built so there is a high R&D cost associated, which drives up the price of the device, and from what I know, the iPad also uses an IPS display which is extrememly expensive.
    
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Err, I have Android, modded, and compared to my friends Jailbroken iPhone 3G? Android has all the apps he has, its just as fast, was cheaper (Same cost plan but I get more data and texts, etc) and is far, far more customizable.
Well that is a lie as you can only get unlimited data plans for the iphone so you can't have more so you get the same.

With these kind of things, it seems like Apple will create the market (iPhone, iPad, what's next?) and then Android will make it good.
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Tell them 2 million people to take there I pads and all meet in one place....then Nuke it



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The reason the iPads price is so high, is the Display and custom A4 SoC. The A4 is custom built so there is a high R&D cost associated, which drives up the price of the device, and from what I know, the iPad also uses an IPS display which is extrememly expensive.
No Apples prices have nothing to do with hardware. The iPad is unly really $260 dollars in parts.

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/ipa...nts,10102.html

Apple prices products compared to other iphone products

iPhone $200-$300
Ipad $500-$830
Macbook $999
MacBook pro $1199- $2299

See how apple pricing works, the more you pay the better you get. In between each product there is a $200 dollar gap.
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Article just proves how two million people are retarded and don't actually do research into what they are buying. I don't mind Apple products since I have an iPod myself and use it avidly, but the iPad is a bigger version of the iPhone, if they were going to make it bigger why not expand on some of the ideas to make it better (as someone mentioned USB support, etc), instead of saying lets make the iPhone HUGE, then sell it as something else.
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If people want to buy so said "bigger iphones", I see no problem.
It's their money, not mine.
     
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