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Cool story, bro. Now care to explain why you're standing up for a guy who lies straight faced so he can fill his already full coffer? I don't care if you like Apple products or not. The fact is Steve Jobs is a terrible man. It's been shown in news story after news story, and no one seems to give a damn.

So, forgive me if I don't care if he dies. Or don't. I'm pretty dismissive of overly emotional people. Your sobbing bothers me not.
He is a pretty terrible person overall, one of the richest people on the planet, gives squat to charities etc. Bill Gates is pretty intent on giving away all his money before he dies, Steve intends to be buried with his. Not that I wish death on anybody (bad karma) but I won't miss him when he's gone either.
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Of course not, but a vast majority are mindless elitists. They think it's the best but don't really know of anything else out there. Apple products are decent but they arn't the best.
This is the impression I get from people that I know that rave about their Apple this and that. When asked why they bought it, most of them had said because it is Apple. When asked what research they did, most said they didn't need to because they like Apple and will stick with their product.

There are a few that actually did do some research and decided that they wanted the Apple product because it met their needs. I can respect this. I can respect somewhat a devotion to a product...I like certain bicycle products because of quality and consistancy...but even with a devotion to a brand, sometimes the brand puts out something inferior to a competetor. To not look into options available and just disregard everything else because it isn't a particular brand is silly.

Humans do silly things a lot.
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don't tell that to the rabid fans; they might do it. That, or cut you in half with a macbook air
This made me lol.
    
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Next thing you know Jobs will be offering his "followers" iKool-aid.....
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Apple stuff always ends up this way, I honestly don't know how they do it. Everything that is a tablet is destined to be compared to the ipad. Tablet computers suck everyone knows this, yet whenever Apple releases one its "amazing". I just don't get it.

I still cringe when someone calls any thing that is an Mp3 player an "ipod".
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I heard the Xoom doesn't have Flash compatibility. If they get it integrated, I'll actually look at buying one in the fall. It looks nice.
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And how many have been shipped? Key word "shipped in volume"
You're as bad as steve. The writer goes on to say:

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They've been shipping ever since on T-Mobile.
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post #68 of 86
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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!
I don't think the ipad2 has shipped anything yet so volume can't be about numbers sold.
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Apple stuff always ends up this way, I honestly don't know how they do it. Everything that is a tablet is destined to be compared to the ipad. Tablet computers suck everyone knows this, yet whenever Apple releases one its "amazing". I just don't get it.

I still cringe when someone calls any thing that is an Mp3 player an "ipod".
Tablet computers don't suck when you actually have a use for one. Just like with the iPad.
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One word, this CNN article FAILS to take truths itself into consideration... Steve Jobs had a great keynote but he repeated himself too much about a few matters like post-PC era and such.
    
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