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I hope you're right. I never said my solution was elegant but it works for the MacBooks so why not this? I still think offering a WiFi only version with a 3G card would be the most consumer friendly version, that way the consumer would be able to choose whichever service works for them. That would also broaden the consumer base that would actually purchase this device. Seemed to work for the iPod Touch and the iPhone.

One of the best business models is "Subscription Based." A customer locked into paying $'s every month.

I know Apple is reluctant to tie their laptops to one carrier for true wireless connectivity but with the success of the iPhone and boatloads of money coming to Apple via ATT, I have a sneaky suspicion this may change with the advent of a tablet.

The dongle will not do it for Steve. I could see a tablet with the "bits" inside for Verizon and/or ATT and pay for a data plan where the upfront 2 year contract price for a tablet would be $299.

I have to believe Apple is considering this with the MBA...."bits" inside and $999 for a 2yr contract. It's kind of the Tech industry's "sub-prime" solution to bolster sales!
post #162 of 332
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<After four years of meticulous of developmental riddled with setbacks, Apple is now racing toward an early 2010 launch of a device that may see the electronics maker redefine the portable computing market for the second time in twice as many years.
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A 42 word sentence that contains the phrase "for the second time in twice as many years" is pretty much common for articles on AppleInside HapplessInsider but it sure would be nice if someone with some editing skills was involved. (I tried really hard but could only come up with a rambling 40 word sentence of my own)
I won't mention leading of with "After four years of meticulous of development..." (Oops, just did)

Come on guys, we're interested in what is being said here but saying it so badly is painful to watch.

At least the original sentence didn't contain typos and missing punctuation.

People in glass houses...

You may feel that the author's choice of language is a bit overblown, but I would much rather put up with a little extra verbosity than deal with the crap that passes for writing on some sites. I'm tired of reading so-called 'journalism" written by hacks raised in the era of text messaging who can't even put two words together without sounding like an annoying teenager.

Every time I see text message abbreviations ("u," "ur," etc.) or the blissfully clueless misuse of heterographs (their/there, it's/its) I want to reach through my computer screen and strangle the "author" who is responsible.
post #163 of 332
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Originally Posted by Dick Applebaum View Post

I would add:

--some sort of interface to RFID and Home Power Line
--comes with GPS
--WiFi Synching

I can see variations of this all over the house:
--Intercom, monitoring camera in the baby's room
--home theater control on the couch/coffee table
--on the wall in the kitchen as a "sous chef" recipe/cooking instructions/food inventory/shopping list
-- Personal augmented reality video: education, travelogue, trip planning, personal TV
-- Personal School Buddy: textbooks, videos, lesson plans, homework, learning aids, drill & practice
-- on the wall as security monitor & home control (lights, HVAC, etc.)

Then for trips in the car (over and above navigation), plane, train:
-- personal TV for each kid
-- mutiplayer games among the kids
-- trip progress & points of interest

I don't see it being 3G and tied into Telcos.

I can see it incorporating WiMax along with the usual GigE, 802.11n, USB and Firewire 800 with a miniDisplayPort adaptor in it and a SSD keeping it as thin as possible while being thicker than an iPhone 3GS but not as thick as a MacBook.
post #164 of 332
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Originally Posted by lookoverthere View Post

From all the rumors I've read, it does seem that this iTablet will be a media device like the iPod Touch. I can't wait. This will only draw more excitement about Multi-Touch control.

I personally hope that Apple will make a Mac-Like Multi-Touch device. Maybe something with this interface design:

http://macslate.blogspot.com/

Of Course I might be a little biased since I made these concept designs





Picture from: http://www.flickr.com/photos/thenewtouch/

I think the Edge to Screen edge width is something Steve has been working on to find a happy medium. A bit wider and with a unibody reinforced frame would allow one to hold it in one hand and have greater control of the pad without resorting to putting it on your lap or table.
post #165 of 332
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Originally Posted by antkm1 View Post


If you track the history of Apple's "ground breaking" products, you'll notice that they've always been late to the game. When it comes down to it, they just learn from everyone else and then create a product that is similar, but so earth-shatteringly better that you can't help but want one. Look at the MP3 player vs. iPod, the smartphone vs. iPhone, Windows Media Center vs. iTunes...they all were around in some form way before Apple made it so much better. That's not a bad thing, just learning from everyone else. Conservative but smart.

Yep, well said!
post #166 of 332
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Originally Posted by mdriftmeyer View Post

I think the Edge to Screen edge width is something Steve has been working on to find a happy medium. A bit wider and with a unibody reinforced frame would allow one to hold it in one hand and have greater control of the pad without resorting to putting it on your lap or table.

Pretty. But I think it will be a lot thinner and will have style features akin to the iPod/touch.
post #167 of 332
As far as the looks of the device it likely won't look like the iphone does now. Apple's new product lines tend to be a new look but I would guess that the iphone they deliver later in 2010 or maybe the following year will then resemble the same look.

I just hope it's a tablet device that still will let you use a stylus as well if needed.
post #168 of 332
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Originally Posted by cmf2 View Post

I see this device being marketed a lot different from the macbooks. Apple has stated that they can't make anything good for under $500, yet it appears this device is supposed to compete against netbooks. If that is the case, Apple needs the subsidy that a 3G plan could provide to get the price down into the high end of the netbook range.

You are probably right about there basically being a WiFi only version and WiFi + 3G version (if the device actually appears). I'm honestly not sure what you mean by 3G card. Do you mean something like an express card/usb dongle (which I don't see happening), or an internal chip (like how the iPod Touch lacks a 3G radio)?

Personally I would like to see one model with the 3G chip disabled if you purchase it without a data plan as opposed to two separate models like the iPhone and iPod Touch. Assuming of course that it wouldn't increase the cost too much. That way you don't need to buy a new device if your situation changes. I don't think this device would gain the same benefits as the touch did from shedding the 3G radio (mostly thinking of how much thinner and lighter the touch is) due to the overall size of the device.

yes, i meant like a Broadband card or a USB card that ATT and Verizon currently carry. That way if you purchase the device you can plug in any card you like; as you would on the MacBooks.
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Originally Posted by antkm1 View Post

yes, i meant like a PC card or a USB card that ATT and Verizon currently carry. That way if you purchase the device you can plug in any card you like; as you would on the MacBooks.

I was pretty sure that was what you meant. Thanks for clarifying. I don't believe they will go that route now that they have gotten the taste of wireless subsidies with the iPhone.
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post #171 of 332
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As far as the looks of the device it likely won't look like the iphone does now. Apple's new product lines tend to be a new look but I would guess that the iphone they deliver later in 2010 or maybe the following year will then resemble the same look.

I just hope it's a tablet device that still will let you use a stylus as well if needed.

I have seen some styli that work on capacitive screens, I don't know how well they work though.
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post #172 of 332
Come on Apple, just make an 11 inch MacBook/netbook and quit wasting time on this.
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Just kidding.
Not really....
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Three years ago, Apple filed a patent for a display with an integrated dock for a portable computing device. It would be interesting to see a small tablet that could be docked within a larger display that supported additional storage, bluetooth for keyboard/mouse support, enhanced connectivity options, etc. See a rendering here: http://www.macdailynews.com/gfx/arti...nitor_dock.gif
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post #175 of 332
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I think the Edge to Screen edge width is something Steve has been working on to find a happy medium. A bit wider and with a unibody reinforced frame would allow one to hold it in one hand and have greater control of the pad without resorting to putting it on your lap or table.

This is a bad design for a variety of reasons.

It would be far more useable if it ran mobile OS-X rather than desktop OS-X. The edge to edge screen makes picking it up without setting off some UI element difficult, and the unibody frame would make it needlessly heavy, and give it poor reception. The curve on the front edge serves no purpose but makes it more difficult both to put in a glass touchscreen as well as to use one if it's in there. It also makes it harder to put in a dock connector (which is left out of this design in favour of what looks like a USB port? And to top it all off it uses a stylus which is easily lost and would have to be specially engineered to work with the capacitive screen.

There is a big difference between making a cool looking render, and designing a product.
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post #176 of 332
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Originally Posted by jouster View Post

I think drawing would be difficult without the feedback you get from the contact between whatever you're drawing with and whatever you're drawing on.

True. Even if this works, it's hard to see how it could be pressure sensitive.

It might be okay for signing waybills though.
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post #177 of 332
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Originally Posted by Virgil-TB2 View Post

This is a bad design for a variety of reasons.

The edge to edge screen makes picking it up without setting off some UI element difficult, and the unibody frame would make it needlessly heavy, and give it poor reception. The curve on the front edge serves no purpose but makes it more difficult both to put in a glass touchscreen as well as to use one if it's in there.

Let's assume AAPL is completely revising the iPhone design for a July '10 release when millions of iP 3G users will go off their ATT contract en masse. I believe the tablet will be predicated on the same design.
post #178 of 332
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Originally Posted by malax View Post

One has to wonder (assuming this story is right in the particulars) why this device had to go back to the drawing board so many times if it's "just" an iPod touch with a much better screen.

you make an assumption that it is just an iPod Touch. I see that as a mistake, while it seems highly likely that it will run an OS derived from iPhone that should not infer little will be changed. Indeed a few libraries added to the current iPhone would lead to an explosion in capability.

The flip side is that people underestimate just how powerful iPhone OS is. It is really the same OS at a lower level that we see on Macs, Apple just swapped out the APIs for user apps with something better tailored to the handset.
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Actually, that probably pretty easy to answer: I would assume that this thing would need to be a bit more like the Mac OS while still keeping the features of the iPhone OS.

could be but it could also simply be an evolution of iPhone OS. But we are spliting hairs because there really isn't that much low level differences between the two.
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I mean, you at least need a Finder, right? And the ability to edit iWork files.

Actually I would like something like Finder on the iPhone now. Realize though this won't be the Finder you currently know, but rather something suitable to the environment. Apple will call it Finder of course.

As to iWork it still amazes me that people think this will be a platform for that sort of app. I don't care what sort of magic Apple uses (less than voice transcription) you will not be writing the next great novel on this device. There likely will be support for casual usage of such files but it is not something that will generate user satisfaction.

I'd be interested to know why you even think this is something that would be important for the platform?



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post #179 of 332
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Originally Posted by Gwydion View Post

I highly doubt Apple will launch a 10" multitouch device. Why?

-A 10" inch capacitive multitouch screen of 1024x600 moreless resolution in expensive.
-To last an acceptable time, it have to have a good battery so it adds weigth to the device
-Working with a tablet it's the epitome of poor ergonomy. You must to hold it with the two hands so to write (in a virtual keyboard) you have to hold with one hand (tired) and write with the other, or hold it flat and look at it vertically and write.

I have never understood why everyone is willing to have an iTablet.

Please, make a 10"-11" Macbook and then yes, this can be the answer to netbooks, but an iTablet is not the answer to netbooks.

The biggest problem with the ultra-small laptops, i.e. netbooks, is that such small dimensions force computer makers to produce excessively small keyboards. I'm typing this reply on just such a device and while I think this little computer is a fine product and well worth what I paid for it, typing on this thing is a pain in the rear. I also find the fairly short battery life to be an irritant.

If Apple released a 10-inch laptop, i.e. a netbook, they'd wind up with a $900 laptop that offers up the worst of both worlds. Priced like full-size laptop but with less power, a more difficult-to-use keyboard, a more restrictive screen with such small dimensions, and so on and so on.

I bought a netbook, sure, but it was because it was cheaper than buying enough SDHC cards for an upcoming trip. Now that I have the machine, I surf the net, check e-mails, etc. For that, the computer is fine. It's no powerhouse but then I never paid for one or need power to do what I do.

Apple gains nothing from bringing to market a product that is more expensive than competitors' netbooks yet offers so little beyond the chance to run Apple software. Seems to me that Apple needs to offer something that addresses the shortfalls of just building a computer with a smaller screen, otherwise why bother? A smaller Macbook Air isn't the answer. Apple could have brought such a device to market months ago. It's to Apple's credit that it has chosen to do otherwise.
post #180 of 332
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Originally Posted by al_bundy View Post

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what exactly is the point of this tablet except as a complementary device?

There are many uses that are ligitimate and many of those are not in the home.

I suspect a biggie here would be in the medical industry. Personally the size does not agree with me but I'd consider one if the secondary store allowed for massive amounts of space. The reason for that large store would be to store movies and media, books and magazines and to buffer rented media.

In understand your concern though for the most part tablets of this size have never been successful. Apples risk here is the same as everybody elses. That is why I believe this tablet has to have an iPod play as part of the plan. It might be seen as the first true video iPod. Like todays Touch though people will quickly realize that there are other valuable features in the device. Let's also not forget games. These two features ought to drive enough volume to allow businesses to take the device seriously, much like todays Touch and iPhone. I actually think it will do better than AIR, maybe half the sales of Touch in the first year.

Unlike some I won't commit to buying site unseen. Right know I worry that the unit will be to nuetered to be useful. Let's hope that is not the case.



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While I agree with those who have suggested that such a device might have some valid professional markets (medicine, the military, stock control etc etc) I just don't think Apple is interested in releasing _any_ device unless it has mainstream consumer appeal. Those might be side benefits, but I doubt they're enough to drive sales on their own. Apple is used to selling its pocketable products by the bucketful.
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I would be scared to scratch the screen when carrying it in my backpack. A big beautiful screen like that and no way to fold it up. Maybe a leather case?

If it comes about, like every other iteration, I will probably get one.

I do hope my wife is opened minded enough to get me another Mac Case
Flight Jacket to go with it.
http://www.mac-case.com/Leather%20Si...PLJackets.html

Man, am I slow. Didn't realize they had a matching iPhone Case. Would of had the family save on shipping.
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I won't mention leading of with "After four years of meticulous of development..." (Oops, just did)

Come on guys, we're interested in what is being said here but saying it so badly is painful to watch.

You really shouldn't have. It's leading off.
post #184 of 332
OMG so much anticipation for a decade long vaporware Is this MSinsider?
post #185 of 332
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Originally Posted by Undo Redo View Post

Come on Apple, just make an 11 inch MacBook/netbook and quit wasting time on this.

I'm beginning to agree with you. Ever since i heard about this tablet idea 2 years ago i've been telling people i'll be first in line when it comes out. But, when i really think about HOW i'd use this device. I'd much rather have a netbook. And now, you're right, Apple, just make a netbook that has the same guts as the Mac mini and call it the MacBook Mini.

I think the biggest complaint of Steve J. and the Netbook community is that Netbooks are a lot of money for very slow devices. So, Apple, just make a better device like you always do.
post #186 of 332
Why couldn't this device be tegra based?
post #187 of 332
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Originally Posted by Gwydion View Post

I highly doubt Apple will launch a 10" multitouch device. Why?

-A 10" inch capacitive multitouch screen of 1024x600 moreless resolution in expensive.
-To last an acceptable time, it have to have a good battery so it adds weigth to the device
-Working with a tablet it's the epitome of poor ergonomy. You must to hold it with the two hands so to write (in a virtual keyboard) you have to hold with one hand (tired) and write with the other, or hold it flat and look at it vertically and write.

I have never understood why everyone is willing to have an iTablet.

Please, make a 10"-11" Macbook and then yes, this can be the answer to netbooks, but an iTablet is not the answer to netbooks.

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What makes you think a ten inch touch screen would be expensive. Apple woul probably be paying in the nieghborhood of $75 for such a screen.
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Battery life is exactly why Apple went with ARM, an Intel solution doesn't exist for the platform. Besides there are an endless number of battery technologies coming online.
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Well there are issues I will give you that. However these are really only an issue if you think of this as a laptop like device. Instead you have to consider it to be a new platform unlike previous attempts. This is very dependant on how Apple focuses apps on the platform. I just don't see success here based upon laptop or desktop like usage. Instead the platform needs features that can drive it's success outside of the initial apps available on the machine. Video iPod is one example as is Apple getting into e-Books. There are others too, these are just two examples of features Apple could add to drive initial sales. The device needs a reason for being to get off the ground just like Touch had music and the web.

I can see myself being interested in such a device for movies, books and magazine subscriptions. Of course web access and general networking is mandatory. Note how these are consumptive uses not production uses. Big difference. The idea of course is to take a tablet with you in a way that is as easy as a magazine or book.
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I can't ever see Apple being successful with a netbook as has rightfully been noted they are for the most part junk. The reality is though I don't think Apple has any intention at all of competeing against netbooks with the device. It won't be a Mac Touch at all, what it will be is an advance model of Touch with new services associated with it. Think big deals with publishing.



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It looks like it has a 4:3 aspect ratio: surely this can't be true?

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I thought the same. Clearly, we would expect to see 16:9. So, this representation is obsolete, I think.
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It seems like a long time coming. Nearly two years have past since AppleInsider exclusively reported in September of 2007 that Apple's next big product initiative would be a modern day reincarnation of its beloved-but-defunct Newton MessagePad.

You're kidding right? AI exclusive info? Yeah because no one knew a tablet or netbook was coming. After all the Newton was fictitious.

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AppleInsider has also picked up in recent months that its initial artist's rendition of the tablet device was off the mark proportionately and has since taken another stab at what the product may look like in respect to the iPhone, as can be seen below.

Wow good job...you managed to blow up pictures of an iPod and label it "artist rendition" LOL

This article smells so desperate.
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Will it be called the Knowledge Navigator?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8mLqJNDWx-8

Yes... of course it will.... Not only that, the first one off the line will be hand delivered to John Sculley by Steve Jobs himself... Seeing how close they are... Steve is also expected to dedicate the new product like to John S.


Everyone should know I'm OBVIOUSLY kidding... which is OBVIOUSLY why I don't need to bother telling the other readers... telling then what?? Telling them that I'm kidding... being sarcastic.... etc etc etc...

Yea they'll know I'm just kidding... no worries..


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post #191 of 332
This does not look anywhere like an artist's rendering. It is an actual picture/photo, possibly a little bit stretched so as not get in trouble with Apple. Nice work!
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Originally Posted by Virgil-TB2 View Post

Typing on an iPhone (or any similar device) by laying it on the table and typing like it's a mini-typewriter is ridiculously inefficient. If you are using your iPhone this way you are "doing it wrong" as they say. .

If the fabulous beast be real it would be about the same size, mass and geometry as a small textbook. I'm neither a great typist nor HI expert but I can see by picking the latter up and testing the possibilities that one could enter data with the right hand (and or draw with a stylus) while supporting the tablet across the palm and wrist of the left. For casual typing it could go onto a solid surface and I can see/imagine that one could then easily two-hand touch type in landscape mode, with about 60% of the screen clear for viewing. For *serious* typing, docking on a stand at one's desk with a full-sized keyboard is the way to go.

Well executed (and let's face it - Apple has a genius overseer and smarter geeks, designers and engineers than anyone else has), sight unseen, this thing has me reaching for the credit card in anticipation. I want one and want it yesterday.
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Originally Posted by Marvin View Post

As in previous threads about this, I'd say for battery life, ARM seems like a good fit. For performance and compatibility it's not.

I'm not sure why you are saying such things. Any ARM used in the tablet will be vastly more powerful than the current iPhone processor. As to Atom; at similar clock rates Cortex ARM is very competitive. More importantly you can have more cores in an ARM SoC and still maintain a favorable power profile. Put an OpenCL compliant GPU on that SoC and you are farther ahead again.

As to compatibility it depends upon what you are concerned about being compatible with. From my standpoint it would be a total waste to support anytype of compatibility with Mac OS and it's legacy APIs. Better to build upon fresh and limited APIs of iPhone OS.
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Atom looks like a much better fit. Intel weren't too happy about Apple using ARM for the iphone as if somehow Atom could have worked.

Going with Intel and Atom would be a huge mistake. It is not just the terrible power profile either. Intel has some extremely restrictive policies with respect to what can be implemented with it's Atom lineup. There are limits for example as to where dual core Atoms can go platform wise. Plus they don't have a suitable model for this device.
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Intel's Pine Trail is pushed back to 2010 with integrated video on the processor:

http://www.netbookchoice.com/2009/07...ed-to-h1-2010/

The problem is even when it does arrive it won't be good enough. Apple needs a highly integrated SoC to minimize board space, save power and increase reliability. Last I knew Intel didn't even do custom SoC so they are out of the picture by default.
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Giving Apple an exclusive launch for the platform would be good for both companies and Apple will be at CES 2010 so they could use something new to show.

I can't see this replacing the white Macbook. I think the aluminum Macbook Pros will either drop to that price point or the white one will stay. Either way, I can't see a 10" screen device with Atom processors being a huge hit at anything over $700.

niether can I. The only way this device could be successful is if it redefines the market. Pricing is going to be a huge problem. Part of the problem is that for the unit to work well it will need lots of Flash storage, this of course will drive up the price.
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I also think it should go beyond just multi-touch and allow Wacom-style drawing.

Why?

I'd rather that it did voice transcription.

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post #194 of 332
It's always 6 months away...
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well, the problem with "next year" is that Apple is a consumer electronics company.. in the history of that classification -never has a major manufacturer introduced anything after the first of the year that is as important as this media device! everything is programed for the FALL - even if it is late FALL.

furthermore, this is what Peter O said unsolicited in the conference call with analysts this week..


"I don't want to make comments today about future quarters.. but..

I'll give you a couple of things that are on our minds.. First, for many key components costs are rising, and your are seeing that in the market as well.. And secondly, we will continue to focus on delivering state of the art products at price points that our competitors can't match, and we are going to provide customers ever increasing values.. and so you think about quarters beyond september and i would urge you to consider those factors".

he was not asked to answer a question .. he just brought it up as something he planned to get into the conference call with analysts..


BEYOND SEPTEMBER IS NOT NEXT YEAR.. THIS THING IS COMING THIS YEAR as beyond September is October (their first fiscal quarter = next year) AND IT WILL BE A HOT HOT CHRISTMAS ITEM THAT WILL RESEMBLE THE IPOD CHRISTMAS OF A FEW YEARS AGO.. !~~~

Apple insider is just being sucker baby for the first of plenty of rumors before the big surprise in September!!!

This is nothing more than espionage and fluff!
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Every time I see text message abbreviations ("u," "ur," etc.) or the blissfully clueless misuse of heterographs (their/there, it's/its) I want to reach through my computer screen and strangle the "author" who is responsible.

The classic example was a post to MacRumors on April 2 a few years back. For April fools' day, MR changed the ranking of forum posters to a Pirate Theme instead of the traditional CPU theme. The next day the ranking returned to normal, and one poster was disappointed, giving the following post:

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thats what I was just going over in my mind. I'm picturing what people would look like using something like this. It just seems odd, but then again, I guess I'm just so used to the classic folding laptop style.

Just imagine how great this would be for students!
Only one tablet to carry instead of half a dozen textbooks.
Make your notes, work on your essays, play games, listen to music... No more need for a backpack!
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I can't ever see Apple being successful with a netbook as has rightfully been noted they are for the most part junk.

That's what you seem to think, but netbooks are selling by the millions and every manufacturer has at least one model, except for Apple.

I don't know why Apple couldn't apply their usual upscale design and features to a mini notebook, charge a premium and be successful with it. Tim Cook has stated that cramped keyboards on netbooks are a turn-off, but several manufacturers are now proving that a full-size keyboard will fit nicely into an 11.6 inch netbook. Would a tablet computer with NO keyboard be better than a netbook with a "cramped" one? I think not. I plan to buy a new 11.6" netbook soon and won't be waiting long for Apple to get their act together.

I don't believe this rumor. Apple would fail with a 10" tablet computer, IMO.
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This article smells so desperate.

That has to be the worst sentence I've read all day - and I read a lot today!
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Good bye Kindle, wasn't nice knowing ya.
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