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    Apple tablet

    Anyone else watching this announcement? I just do not see how anyone is going to want a thing the size of a laptop with no keyboard.


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    Re: Apple tablet

    it looks nice and i wouldnt mind having one but not for the apple price that they will put on it.


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    Re: Apple tablet

    Yawn. No thanks.


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    Re: Apple tablet

    I think this will be the biggest failure for Apple since Apple TV or whatever that crap was.



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    Re: Apple tablet

    As I said on Twitter, "Wow! Apple blows everyone away with...a HUGE iPhone. Not with that bezel. Looking forward to the reports of how world-changing this is."

    Haven't wanted an internet-only device since I got a smartphone. Previously had (and enjoyed) Nokia internet tablets.



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    Re: Apple tablet

    It depends on the cost. If its a $1000 giant iphone, it flops, bigtime.


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    Re: Apple tablet

    A comment on Gizmodo's coverage of this...
    Oh, good it's called the iPad. I can't tell you how many friends starting their iPeriods who have been waiting for this.


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    Re: Apple tablet

    Looks like a giant Iphone. Consider me un-impressed.



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    Re: Apple tablet

    No Flash. This won't replace any computer until that's in there. No better than an iphone really.



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    Re: Apple tablet

    Who the hell came up with the name of iPad? That person should be fired on the spot.



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    Re: Apple tablet

    iPad???? Are they kidding?


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    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    Who the hell came up with the name of iPad? That person should be fired on the spot.
    I am guessing there were no women in that meeting.


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    Re: Apple tablet

    Thought they already released this?

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A1BUH9eXy18&feature=related]YouTube - MadTV - iPad (iPod Parody) correct aspect[/ame]



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    and it looks like theyre putting it on the AT&T network. #### that. ATT's network cant handle the iphone demand. How is it gonna handle the much more bandwidth heavy needs of an ipad?


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