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Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 2. It needs Flash, segment 2

February 19, 2010   10 Comments

Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 9. It can’t multitask

February 17, 2010   126 Comments

Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 8. It’s a curse for mobile developers

February 11, 2010   41 Comments

Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 7. It needs cameras

February 9, 2010   73 Comments

Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 6. It needs HDMI for HD video output

February 8, 2010   40 Comments

Eccentric but effective Steve Jobs pitches iPad to NYT execs

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Apple booked a quiet dinner reception for fifty executives at the New York Times, but the VIP guest ended up being Steve Jobs.

Eccentric but effective Steve Jobs pitches iPad to NYT execs
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February 4, 2010   12 Comments

Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 5. It’s just a Tablet PC or Kindle

February 4, 2010   59 Comments

Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 4. It was over-hyped and under-delivered

February 3, 2010   65 Comments

Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 3. It’s ad-evil

February 1, 2010   41 Comments

Ten Myth of Apple’s iPad: 2. iPad needs Adobe Flash

February 1, 2010   90 Comments

Ten Myth of Apple’s iPad: 1. It’s just a big iPod touch

Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple’s unveiling of the iPad was guaranteed to do two things: temporarily tank the company’s stock price (just because) and, of course, generate a torrent of feigned outrage and righteous contempt from the usual suspects who always jump all over anything the company produces. As reader Jose Cerritelli points out, an Upton Sinclair quote is appropriate: “It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.”

Here’s the first segment in my series taking on iPad myths: no the iPad isn’t just a big iPod touch.

Ten Myth of Apple’s iPad: 1. It’s just a big iPod touch
Ten Myth of Apple’s iPad: 2. iPad needs Adobe Flash
Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 3. It’s ad-evil
Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 4. It was over-hyped and under-delivered
Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 5. It’s just a Tablet PC or Kindle
Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 6. It needs HDMI for HD video output
Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 7. It needs cameras
Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 8. It’s a curse for mobile developers
Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 9. It can’t multitask
Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 10. It needs Mac OS X
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January 31, 2010   121 Comments

Apple reinventing file access, wireless sharing for iPad

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Apple is dramatically rethinking how applications organize their documents on iPad, leaving behind the jumbled file system and making file access between the iPad and desktop computers seamless.

Apple reinventing file access, wireless sharing for iPad

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January 29, 2010   26 Comments

Apple to target iPad at business users with added features

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Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Apple’s new iPad isn’t just a new product for consumers; the company is targeting the new device at business users with features designed to make it attractive to the enterprise market, AppleInsider has learned.

Apple to target iPad at business users with added features – sources
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January 29, 2010   19 Comments

Hands on with Apple’s iPad (with videos and photos)

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Daniel Eran Dilger, AppleInsider

The big question before today’s Apple event was how the company would deliver a tablet-sized product that any significant number of people might want to buy. On stage, Steve Jobs provided a lot of answers, but the most powerful answer required holding the new device in your hands.

Hands on with Apple’s iPad (with videos and photos)

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January 27, 2010   79 Comments

Apple targets Google’s mobile ads market with Quattro acquisition

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Apple has signaled a clear intent to muscle its way into the mobile ad market using its recent acquisition of Quattro, a direct challenge to Google’s Android-related ventures.

Apple targets Google’s mobile ads market with Quattro acquisition
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January 26, 2010   5 Comments