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Old 01-27-2010, 11:12 AM  
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Old 01-27-2010, 03:50 PM   #151
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Old 01-27-2010, 03:53 PM   #152
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This leads me to believe that there will not be multitasking on 4.0 OS. This thing is running on 3.2. If multitasking was available on 4.0, they would have waited until 4.0 was ready before they showed this to the world.
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Old 01-27-2010, 04:09 PM   #153
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I know it's humor and all but it's woefully wrong.

The iPhone and iPad (and iPod touch) CAN multitask. It just has to be an Apple app doing the multitasking. It just doesn't have 3rd party multitasking.

What exactly do they mean by wide screen? It is too a widescreen as it plays horizontally too.

Ugh, I can't continue.
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Old 01-27-2010, 04:10 PM   #154
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Yep. I definitely am not going to buy one. And it seems alot of people are bashing this product especially its name.

The #2 trending topic on twitter is iTampon.
I was hoping for Apple Canvas.

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if there anyway they could set it up so you could switch back and forth between lighting styles?

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Color e-ink is just around the corner, I think. Which basically makes both of your points.

LED can't.
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Old 01-27-2010, 04:18 PM   #155
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Very "meh" for me. The only thing it's got going for it is price, really.
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Old 01-27-2010, 04:20 PM   #156
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Very "meh" for me. The only thing it's got going for it is price, really.
Who ever thought that statement would be made about Apple?
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Old 01-27-2010, 04:27 PM   #157
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Very "meh" for me. The only thing it's got going for it is price, really.
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Who ever thought that statement would be made about Apple?
Both have truth to them.
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Old 01-27-2010, 04:32 PM   #158
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Thinking about it, I think it takes 3 revisions and it'll be a killer product. Of course, competition will be there by then.
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Old 01-27-2010, 04:35 PM   #159
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Who ever thought that statement would be made about Apple?
I'm not even sure the price is all that great.Not for me anyway.
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Old 01-27-2010, 04:38 PM   #160
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I'm not even sure the price is all that great.Not for me anyway.
Well, they were actually smart. I'm sure they leaked all those high prices, so we'd feel amazed and positive about a $500 entry point. That being said, that will be a good value on a more developed machine, 2g or 3g, machine.
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Old 01-27-2010, 04:39 PM   #161
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Well, they were actually smart. I'm sure they leaked all those high prices, so we'd feel amazed and positive about a $500 entry point. That being said, that will be a good value on a more developed machine, 2g or 3g, machine.
Especially since they usually keep same price point and up specs/features.
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Old 01-27-2010, 04:52 PM   #162
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Well, they were actually smart. I'm sure they leaked all those high prices, so we'd feel amazed and positive about a $500 entry point. That being said, that will be a good value on a more developed machine, 2g or 3g, machine.
Yeah that sounds about right I guess.
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So any recommendations for my ebook reader buying need?

Wait for iPad to play with at Apple Store? Buy a Kindle sight unseen or played with? Buy a nook?

Use the money to upgrade my phone and wait out the new bloodbath?
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Old 01-27-2010, 04:58 PM   #164
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So any recommendations for my ebook reader buying need?

Wait for iPad to play with at Apple Store? Buy a Kindle sight unseen or played with? Buy a nook?

Use the money to upgrade my phone and wait out the new bloodbath?
You can't really go wrong with the Kindle from what I've seen and heard. The Nook looks nice as well. I think if you're wanting an ebook reader, I'd buy an ebook reader. Don't go with the iPad.
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You can't really go wrong with the Kindle from what I've seen and heard. The Nook looks nice as well. I think if you're wanting an ebook reader, I'd buy an ebook reader. Don't go with the iPad.
Do you think the price difference between iPad and Kindle's BOOKS is a result of DRM or lack there of?
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