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I think he took my advice and is "getting some sleep!" He seemed overly "tatty" the last few days! :)
Regarding an iPad Pro... perhaps... but it won't be anything like we're trying to dream up in this thread.
Oh, and don't even continue with a more powerful iOS just for "pro" devices, Apple will never create such a clusterfuck as there is between Win RT and Win 8. ;-)
iOS is going to evolve, no question. But I highly doubt it will get fragmented across various models of the same device category. That'd be insane.
IMHO it'd be a niche product (like the MacBook Pro 17), but once they've filled the more obvious parts of the product line why not is my reaction. I'd have had more severe doubts before the iPad Air, but that product's weight reduction over earlier design pads means a larger pad wouldn't be prohibitively heavy I expect.
I doubt I'd buy it, more likely to go smaller for portability from my iPad Air, but for some a "desktop" iPad could be useful. Somewhat better video viewing?
I do like Control Center will not to turn it off, but my point is it's poorly implemented. I often find myself bringing it up without meaning to. Apple should've added Control Center as a tab in Notification Center, or have an option to turn off Notification Center and have Control Center swipe in from the top.
I really hope iOS8 will NOT have swipes from the left and right edges too.
The more I think about it, the more I think you're right, with a strong distinction in the devices based on user input (touch or cursor). The first major step I think will be to make a high(er) margin, low(er) price laptop, based on ARM, running iOS, but using a cursor interface and able to run optimized OSX apps. I don't think this would contradict Tim's comments, as it would be a hybrydizing of the OSs, but not of functionality; It'd still funciton fully as a laptop. Of course I could be way off, but it's still fun trying to read the tea leaves.
I hope not. He makes the trolls' ridiculous comments more entertaining.
This is conceivable.
I think the MBA 11" is next on the chopping block (and the 13" Macbook Pro nonRD).
by 2015 I wouldn't be surprised to see
4" iphone 5s
6" iphone 6
8" iPad Mini RD
10" Ipad Air (rd)
12" Ipad Pro (rd)
13" MacBook Air
13" MacBook Pro (rd)
15" Macbook Pro (rd)
27" iMac Pro (4K)
Mac Pro (4K)
27" Cinema Display (4K)
40" Cinema display (4K)
Apple TV 3 (4K)
This is a simple and compelling product swath
I don't think both the 13" MacBook Air and the 13" Mac Book Pro survive. As the MBP gets thinner and lighter, there's no reason for the Air to exist unless there can be a huge price differentiation. I actually think that's why they called the new iPad, the iPad Air - it replaces most uses of the MacBook Air for those people who mostly consume media and use simple apps. I bet there's already substantial erosion of 13" MB Air sales to the iPad.
I also don't quite believe this current rumor unless Apple truly believes that in the long term, most Macs go away.
I think the Linux community is ahead on this one. http://linux.slashdot.org/story/13/02/27/1330237/
Wow, both halves of this sentence are completely backward. Have you ever used a touchscreen laptop? Are you a silverback gorilla and doing so isn’t a physical problem for you? Vertical touchscreens are useless unless you are standing.
If by ‘Rosetta’ you mean ‘comes with robotic arms to touch the screen for you since you won’t want to do it for more than five minutes but will blame everyone but yourself for wanting such a bad product in the first place unless there’s some sort of justification for the cost’, sure.
In absolutely no way, shape, or form are these arguments the same. Not even fundamentally.
+2: because +1 just isn’t enough.
Originally Posted by asdasd
Originally Posted by asdasd