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Originally Posted by ZainyAntics;12458986 
How is the iPad NOT a computer? It has a CPU, RAM, HDD, etc..

You people are dumb.

so what? old computers like the ENIAC didn't have any of those things. does that make it a computer? no. so why should the ipad be a computer? just because it has a calculator app doesn't mean its a computer.
post #22 of 76
Apple...I think I just accidentally ate some poop. It's supposed to be Lenovo with their ThinkPads!
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post #23 of 76
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Originally Posted by LOL_Wut_Axel;12453556 
Except that the iPad IS NOT a computer.

iPad is a computer. A computer is just a machine that can be programmed. Such machines require memory.

That chip inside your car that regulates gas combustion in your engine is a computer. A microwave oven is a type of computer. Modern digital cameras are computers also.

Desktops and laptops are just a type of computer.
Edited by Riou - 2/20/11 at 1:37pm
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So did this study include every Android phone sold? Even though its a phone, it has the same, if not more, functionality as an iPad.

Why not include other various multi-functional MP3 players? The iPad is essentially a jumbo iPod.
Edited by Bedo - 2/20/11 at 1:56pm
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post #25 of 76
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Originally Posted by ZainyAntics;12458986 
How is the iPad NOT a computer? It has a CPU, RAM, HDD, etc..

You people are dumb.

So my old iPod nano 2G is a computer, too? Awesome! Guess my Zune 120 is, too.rolleyes.gif
    
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post #26 of 76
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Originally Posted by Riou;12459603 
iPad is a computer. A computer is just a machine that can be programmed. Such machines require memory.

That chip inside your car that regulates gas combustion in your engine is a computer. A microwave oven is a type of computer. Modern digital cameras are computers also.

Desktops and laptops are just a type of computer.

Then this whole thing about Apple leading the mobile computer market may very well be BS. A car is mobile and, according to you, has "a computer". How are cars, then, not included in this statistic? Why aren't MP3 players included? Why aren't digital cameras included? Why aren't microwaves included?

Need I go on?
    
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Uhm, excuse me, but I hardly consider the iPad to be a mobile computer. Sorry, Apple, but you're going to have to sit the hell down and stop trying to be more than you think you are.

The iPad is a big iPod Touch. As soon as I can play Singularity or Battlefield 2142 on an iPad, then I'll call it a mobile computer.
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For the most part, their products are very good quality, last a long time, and are easy to use. And I've noticed a lot less Apple bashing lately (IRL, not here, lol).
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I haven't seen many computerized toaster, but yeah I'm sure someone has made one.

There's an $80,000 watch, I'm sure there's an ultimate toaster too.
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post #29 of 76
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Originally Posted by sgtdisturbed47;12460531 
Uhm, excuse me, but I hardly consider the iPad to be a mobile computer. Sorry, Apple, but you're going to have to sit the hell down and stop trying to be more than you think you are.

The iPad is a big iPod Touch. As soon as I can play Singularity or Battlefield 2142 on an iPad, then I'll call it a mobile computer.

You can play Bad Company 2 on it. And many other games:rolleyes:
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For some reason, the ipad seems like it just shouldn't belong in the comparison. Its kind of like putting an article in a car magazine about who produces more engines, Nissan or Honda, and allowing Honda to include lawnmowers.
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