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post #21 of 86
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Originally Posted by Benladesh View Post
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 wouldn't be surprised. This country breeds stupid people and misinformation, it's against corporate interests. This man said it best:

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post #22 of 86
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I may sound terrible when I say this, but I can't wait for Jobs to die.
Wow. Words can't even describe how disgusted I am at you for saying that.
    
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post #23 of 86
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Originally Posted by theCanadian View Post
News is generally new information. This is not new. I may sound terrible when I say this, but I can't wait for Jobs to die.
He maybe a spin doctor but wishing the guy dead is going a bit far. He is, after all only doing his job and doing it well.

Not like he killed or maimed anyone.
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Originally Posted by RagingCain View Post
He isn't Hitler pal, chill out. Hating his spin is fine, the guy has a family come on.
I don't think he's a good person. I think he's a terrible human being. Shoot me.

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Originally Posted by iscariot View Post
He maybe a spin doctor but wishing the guy dead is going a bit far. He is, after all only doing his job and doing it well.

Not like he killed or maimed anyone.
Subtle difference between wishing someone ill and waiting earnestly for the inevitable.
Edited by theCanadian - 3/4/11 at 7:15am
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post #25 of 86
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I don't think he's a good person. I think he's a terrible human being. Shoot me.
don't tell that to the rabid fans; they might do it. That, or cut you in half with a macbook air
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Originally Posted by chronostorm View Post
don't tell that to the rabid fans; they might do it. That, or cut you in half with a macbook air
That thing is as thin as a comic-book. Its really something. Too bad they keep it so downgraded to get it like that.
Edited by RagingCain - 3/3/11 at 8:13pm
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post #27 of 86
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Originally Posted by joeykrug View Post
Lol maybe because he is correct that NO other tablet device will come close to the iPad in 2011? None of the other tablets sell in the volume that the iPad does.
Sales don't mean much though. Ok sure, no other tablet sells like the iPad nor will it sell like the iPad 2. Doesn't mean that the other tablets don't sell in reasonable quantities. You can't simply disregard their existence.

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Wow. Words can't even describe how disgusted I am at you for saying that.
Same. I hate Apple for the most part with a passion, but that doesn't mean that I hope Steve dies. Or anytime soon. Whether anyone likes Apple or not, Jobs is certainly a historic figure that has played a major part in computers - even if for the past decade his company has been full of itself.

Anywho, the biggest disappointment to me about the iPad is the fact that it STILL cannot output 1080p video. Ok, sure, I can play Angry Birds in 1080p through some stupid $40 dongle but not a movie I purchased or video file of my own? Cool story bro. Also I was really hoping for some resolution changes, because just cameras don't give me enough reason to sell my current brand spanking new iPad for the next one.
Edited by OmegaNemesis28 - 3/3/11 at 8:19pm
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post #28 of 86
I personally dont like Apple much but anyone can say bad thing about them but in the end their products are just right for the time. Sure a Android alternative might have more features, could be faster but what good is it if it has much less support. Look at App Store. It crazy big and so many Apps.
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post #29 of 86
Define volume,

IMO Volume means anything mass produced, sold via retail channels and enough to meet demand.
post #30 of 86
I will say, I'm not a huge apple fan, but I do respect them.

for the most part, they make very user friendly, high quality, decent looking products.

I don't think they are the "best" but they have huge market support.

I think they are overpriced as fk tho, It's stupid, there products are most 100% markup over competing products...atleast there laptops and iphone and ipods are.

Ipad seems to be "somewhat" reasonably priced comparatively but still ludicrous
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