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Rexcel
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5/18/2013 | 12:24:59 PM
re: Apple CEO: Hybrid Tablets Doomed
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4/28/2012 | 10:44:19 AM
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The biggest drawback of tablets is the lack of a real keyboard. Laptops, notebooks, and especially hybrid tablets fix that. But I guess Cook uses the iPad only to play Angry Birds.
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4/25/2012 | 9:35:02 PM
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"Apple lacks innovation, clear and simple." LOL...this is hilarious
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4/25/2012 | 8:14:47 PM
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"At least Microsoft is willing to try something new"???

I see. Microsoft plans to release MORE hybrid devices, which were released time and time again for years and never found a market. But, THIS TIME, it will all be different, because we have a NEW version of Windows for it!! This makes them 'innovative'.

Meanwhile, "Apple lacks innovation, clear and simple."! This about the company that released the first practical GUI computer operating system, that released the first 'successful' MP3 player, that invented the online music industry, that re-invented the cell phone, and which invented and is selling the ONLY successful tablet computer!

Damn, I wish that I lacked innovation like that!
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4/25/2012 | 7:03:13 PM
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Of course he is going to bash Microsoft. He works for Apple! They have to keep their devices separate because they would hurt each other's market. The only reason they have the ipad because the iphone screen is too small. The ipad is a large iphone! If they made the iphone bigger then there would be no need for the ipad. After getting my Windows Phone Titan with a 4.7" screen, my tablet just grows dust.

I think he is wrong on the items to converge. It should be a toaster and and oven, which comes together as a toaster/oven!

It will be awesome on how they merge the technology with the windows phone as well.

Apple lacks innovation, clear and simple. The iphone and the ipad is the same old looking operating system when it came out. The only things they do is change the hardware specs a little and integrate in a worthless speech app and sell it. At least Microsoft is willing to try something new.
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4/25/2012 | 6:20:10 PM
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You're looking at a person who has owned three hyprid devices over the years. I love them! But, since purchasing my iPad, I don't use any other device, including those hyprids. Perhaps Apple has a good valid point. I find the iPad much more pleasing overall.
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4/25/2012 | 5:21:39 PM
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You begin to make tradeoffs . . .

Well DUH!!! Anytime you create any piece of technology you have to make tradeoffs. Why doesn't the iPad have a larger screen so you can put more stuff on it? Because they traded some view ability for increased portability. Why doesn't the iPad have more memory so you can run more stuff? Because they traded the ability to run more stuff for decreased cost. etc. etc. etc.

The key it to figure out what people do want and will pay for and then make the tradeoffs and build it.


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