Posts tagged iPad
“ The Surface is partially for Microsoft’s world of denial: the world in which this store contains no elephants and Microsoft invented the silver store with the glass front and the glowing logo and blue shirts and white lanyards and these table layouts and the modern tablet and its magnetic power cable. In that world, this is a groundbreaking new tablet that you can finally use at work and leave your big creaky plastic Dell laptop behind when you go to the conference room to have a conference call on the starfish phone with all of the wires and dysfunctional communication.”
I agree that people who love the iPad are not going to warm to Microsoft Surface with Windows RT. And vice versa.
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Much has already been said and written this week about the iPad mini. I can’t think of much to add to the discussion except to say that I want one, and I know a lot of other people who will want one too.
I’m already starting to see the full-sized iPad as a sort of large print edition of the iPad mini. Sure, if you have weak eyes or you need a larger screen for some specific apps, you might choose a full-sized iPad, but the iPad mini is smaller, lighter, and cheaper. What’s not to like?
I believe this new $329 option will open the wallets of many people who have, until now, ignored the iPad because it was out of their price range.
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