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[CNNMoney] Steve Jobs' reality distortion

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Apple twisted facts and used an erroneous quotation to try to convince crowds that all other tablets had no shot at de-throning the iPad in 2011.

In what seems like a ritual at this point, I watched Apple's iPad 2 keynote in disbelief, noting the factual errors that kept coming up minute after minute.
....

"First dual core tablet to ship in volume." That's funny, I tested a Dell (DELL) Streak 7, which had a dual core Nvidia Tegra 2 chip in January. They've been shipping ever since on T-Mobile.

In volume.

Source: http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2011/03/...toll-on-truth/



Apple have always been good at advertising but they do tend to stretch the truth and what really gets to me is that everyone just takes them to their word. They just buy it without really doing any research or anything. It boogles my mind.

I'm glad that someone called him out on it so quickly
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about time someone makes it public
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Well Steve is right, I would bet that most people are only aware of the ipad.
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"That's funny, I tested a Dell (DELL) Streak 7, which had a dual core Nvidia Tegra 2 chip in January"
And how many have been shipped? Key word "shipped in volume"
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Steve Jobs' keynotes seem more like a political convention than a company keynote. He says stuff to reinvigorate the base of Apple fans.

This is what happens when technology becomes a religion.
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I think the article was biased, but I think he did have certain points as well.
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And how many have been shipped? Key word "shipped in volume"
You should read the entire quote? :/
    
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Originally Posted by TheReciever View Post
You should read the entire quote? :/
I have, to him volume might mean 100k devices, to apple it means 15million devices. Not trying to defend apple, but the article is biased like there's no tomorrow!
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Not trying to defend apple, but the article is biased like there's no tomorrow!
I think this is a case where we have both extremes. The company is pulling stats out of their arse, making their product seem holy and mighty. And someone who is calling them out on it but hates the company so he starts nitpicking in between.
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Probably because it's written by someone with even an iota of technological proficiency.

Jobs capitalizes on the world being retarded. I wish I could.
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