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Sarcasm.
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lol

If it weren't for recent innovations in technical specifications, then the components powering iDevices would still be stuck in a previous generation or so. It's like trying to say that Crysis looks awesome because it just is... it's due to the CryEngine 2 powering it.
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Thanks. I do agree with you though. It is a fundamental concept that many companies seem to ignore.
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post #14 of 377
Wow. The author of that article, Joshua Topolsky, is such a blatant fanboy that it's obviously effecting his ability to think objectively or rationally.

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In this new world, Apple no longer has to compete on specs and features, nor does it want to. There is no Mac vs. PC here -- only "the future" versus "the past." It won't be a debate about displays, memory, wireless options -- it will be a debate about the quality of the experience.
Hey Joshua, do you not realize that "displays, memory, and wireless options" are things that DICTATE the quality of the experience?

I understand the article is an editorial, but still . . . at least try not to come off like a drooling idiot who's blinded by their love for Apple. Sheesh.
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It's not about the ram or CPU speed but the experience, yet without those things all you will experience is lag and slowness.

A good system needs good specs to keep up with what you throw at it, that way the experience can be flawless. An HD screen will make you experience a better image which is more immersive. More processing power (and dual cores) will allow multitasking which changes the experience entirely.

You gotta be dumb to think these things don't matter. They are essential to the experience itself.
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This just reeks of apple fanboyism, I am always astounded(although not surprised if that is possible) at the arguments people will make in favor of apple.


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It's not about the ram or CPU speed but the experience, yet without those things all you will experience is lag and slowness.

A good system needs good specs to keep up with what you throw at it, that way the experience can be flawless. An HD screen will make you experience a better image which is more immersive. More processing power (and dual cores) will allow multitasking which changes the experience entirely.

You gotta be dumb to think these things don't matter. They are essential to the experience itself.
Shhh, you might pop the little bubble they're living in.
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The editorial is saying that Apple doesn’t have to use cutting-edge hardware. Due to their amazing operating system (OSX) and optimization they can provide a great user experience.


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It won't be a debate about displays, memory, wireless options -- it will be a debate about the quality of the experience.
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Seems like marketing genius to me. Most people could care less about the insides, and Apple is going to capitalize on it. If they use it and like using it, then they will buy it. There are a lot of technically ignorant people out there.
    
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I really don't like apple. That being said, I think you guys are missing the point here. He isn't trying to say that specs don't matter, obviously they do. He is trying to point out having good specs for the sake of having good specs is pointless if it's not noticeable.

Who cares about how much ram a device has if you can't notice the difference. So they advertise the experience, not the actual specs.
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I really don't like apple. That being said, I think you guys are missing the point here. He isn't trying to say that specs don't matter, obviously they do. He is trying to point out having good specs for the sake of having good specs is pointless if it's not noticeable.

Who cares about how much ram a device has if you can't notice the difference. So they advertise the experience, not the actual specs.
Funny how we OCN'ers love to trump each other's benchmarks. Just a couple hundred points in 3DMark Vantage will make us scream "better performance!" than the other rig.
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