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Apple Delays International IPad Release  
User currently offlinebaguy From Australia, joined Mar 2006, 546 posts, RR: 1
Posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 1826 times:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/8620195.stm

Due to higher than expected demand.

BAguy

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User currently offlinethemidge From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2010, 10 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 1822 times:

Wow, I guess the recession isn't so bad after all.


Soar like the birds.
User currently offlineajd1992 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 1795 times:

Either way they're going to sell like hotcakes, delay or not because it's made by Apple and has an "i" in front of the name.

I'm still not seeing the big "wow" factor of this thing, in all seriousness. It's just a really expensive iPod Touch for people who are apparently blind.


User currently offlineracko From Germany, joined Nov 2001, 4857 posts, RR: 20
Reply 3, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 1792 times:

Apple: We would love to deliver, but there's just so much demand.  

Sheepeople: Oh, it must be great if there's so much demand, let's order!

Steve Jobs: Is that the shipping yard speaking? Hi, Stevie-boy here. About that 200ft yacht...make it 300ft. Bye. Spoken from my iPhone


User currently offlineN328KF From United States of America, joined May 2004, 6491 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 1786 times:

Quoting ajd1992 (Reply 2):
I'm still not seeing the big "wow" factor of this thing, in all seriousness. It's just a really expensive iPod Touch for people who are apparently blind.

The resolution is significantly higher than the iPod Touch. The pixel density is only slightly reduced.

But let's not let facts stand in the way of a diss, I guess?



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User currently offlineajd1992 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 1785 times:

Quoting N328KF (Reply 4):

The resolution is significantly higher than the iPod Touch. The pixel density is only slightly reduced.

But let's not let facts stand in the way of a diss, I guess?

I wasn't dissing it, I just don't see the point of it. If you want a bigger resolution - hold your iPod Touch closer to your face   But joking aside, if people want to spend up to almost $900 to read a book and not be able to use Flash, then be my guest.

Quoting racko (Reply 3):
Steve Jobs: Is that the shipping yard speaking? Hi, Stevie-boy here. About that 200ft yacht...make it 300ft. Bye. Spoken from my iPhone

     


User currently offlineKlaus From Germany, joined Jul 2001, 21488 posts, RR: 53
Reply 6, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 1778 times:

Quoting ajd1992 (Reply 5):
I wasn't dissing it, I just don't see the point of it. If you want a bigger resolution - hold your iPod Touch closer to your face

That also increases the pixel count and makes your hands smaller in relation to the device? Ah.

Quoting ajd1992 (Reply 5):
But joking aside, if people want to spend up to almost $900 to read a book and not be able to use Flash, then be my guest.

And these newfangled cars – just don't get me started! They don't even find their way home on their own when you're drunk! Utterly useless in comparison to a proper horse-drawn carriage, I tell you!   


User currently offlineBMI727 From United States of America, joined Feb 2009, 15781 posts, RR: 27
Reply 7, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 1753 times:

Quoting ajd1992 (Reply 2):
Either way they're going to sell like hotcakes, delay or not because it's made by Apple and has an "i" in front of the name

Me neither. If you have a use for it, good for you. I don't though, and if I did, I would want something that runs Windows anyway.



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User currently offlinenighthawk From UK - Scotland, joined Sep 2001, 5167 posts, RR: 33
Reply 8, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 1739 times:

Quoting ajd1992 (Reply 5):
If you want a bigger resolution - hold your iPod Touch closer to your face

Do you still have a 19" CRT TV at home, or do you have a 32"+ HD tv? Why not keep the CRT and just sit closer to it?



That'll teach you
User currently offlineJBirdAV8r From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 4491 posts, RR: 21
Reply 9, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 1727 times:

Quoting ajd1992 (Reply 5):
not be able to use Flash

I for one am glad the iPad is not encumbered with Flash. It's bloated, buggy, outdated, and unnecessary.



I got my head checked--by a jumbo jet
User currently offlineajd1992 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 1717 times:

Quoting nighthawk (Reply 8):
Do you still have a 19" CRT TV at home, or do you have a 32"+ HD tv? Why not keep the CRT and just sit closer to it?

20" HD TV for me  
Quoting Klaus (Reply 6):
And these newfangled cars – just don't get me started! They don't even find their way home on their own when you're drunk! Utterly useless in comparison to a proper horse-drawn carriage, I tell you!

Equally, how many horses could you buy with the money of 1 car? You can buy a crapload of books for $900  


User currently offlineKlaus From Germany, joined Jul 2001, 21488 posts, RR: 53
Reply 11, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 1689 times:

Quoting ajd1992 (Reply 10):
Equally, how many horses could you buy with the money of 1 car? You can buy a crapload of books for $900

And you can also pay someone to carry all of them around for you – for a while, at least...!

If you're lucky, your porter may also be able to provide you with some bearable music, but I would guess both his internet accessing abilities and his gaming support would be even more limited...


User currently offlineAesma From France, joined Nov 2009, 6730 posts, RR: 12
Reply 12, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 1672 times:

Quoting nighthawk (Reply 8):
Do you still have a 19" CRT TV at home, or do you have a 32"+ HD tv? Why not keep the CRT and just sit closer to it?

32" CRT TV here 



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