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Been on the market forever, where have you been? Never popular.
And they have been incredibly expensive, horribly slow, or both. I'm not interested in spending over a grand on a tablet.
    
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My brother in law bought a galaxy yesterday and after realizing it's pretty useless, he's returning it today. They are just gimmicks, a novelty.

The tablet in inherently cumbersome, hard to type on, slow for surfing the web, poor performance compared to a netbook, expensive, ect, ect. Just basically a useless product that is being hyped to make sales
As a netbook owner, I couldn't disagree with you more. The Galaxy Tab was pretty unexciting tablet. It wasn't bad, but it wasn't good.

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How did this guy even actually get his hands on a prototype?
CTIA. Giant Tradeshow. Just happened.
    
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The adapter adds more bulk and icrap to carry than just adding a friggen USB port in the first place.....oh wait USB ports take away from the" looking sleek and hip" factor.
^that.
If one, why not 2? if 2 why not 3? 4 would be even better.

if you can deal with the bulk of a hdmi display or tv, keyboard or mouse or storage, maybe you can deal with the bulk of the adapter.
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If one, why not 2? if 2 why not 3? 4 would be even better.

if you can deal with the bulk of a hdmi display or tv, keyboard or mouse or storage, maybe you can deal with the bulk of the adapter.
Those things people can deal with,but a USB port should be there,a silly adapter should not be needed just have USB capability.
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If one, why not 2? if 2 why not 3? 4 would be even better.

if you can deal with the bulk of a hdmi display or tv, keyboard or mouse or storage, maybe you can deal with the bulk of the adapter.
The difference is not everyone has a HDMI display, but I'm pretty sure if I went go up to random people in the street and asked "Have you got any device that uses USB?", 90% would say yes, not having USB is just so Apple can keep it sleek looking and sell an adapter that you can use, of course for a bit of extra cash on your part.
    
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lol apple haters hate cuz they cant afford QQ
    
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lol apple haters hate cuz they cant afford QQ

Edited by Heavy MG - 3/29/11 at 11:07pm
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Those things people can deal with,but a USB port should be there,a silly adapter should not be needed just have USB capability.
It is what it is, the marketplace has voted with hard earned $. Could they sell more with USB, no, they can't build them fast enough as it is.

There's a 3rd party market for adapters already.
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Amazon UK have started selling the 7" galaxy without 3G for £299.

Slightly more affordable now.
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It is what it is, the marketplace has voted with hard earned $. Could they sell more with USB, no, they can't build them fast enough as it is.

There's a 3rd party market for adapters already.
Sales figures & 3rd. party adapters,so what? They still left out a basic I/O port that should be there,which most other tablets have.
If apple put out a iPad 3 with no difference from the iPfad2 and just said "IT'S BETTER ZOMG IT'S 10x FASTER !" all of the hipsters would rush to buy it anyway.
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