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Video of Apple's iPad Media Event Now Available

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33 months ago
Does anyone else wish they could put a handle into Tim Cook's back and wind him up so he goes just a wee bit faster?
Rating: 6 Votes
33 months ago
Well, I was no big fan of Steve Jobs' keynotes, but I did admire his showmanship. Great Keynotes, no doubt.

But... is it just my perception, or was today's presentation extremely LAME?

I mean, regardless of how excited (or not) one can be for the new iPad, the keynote performers' style, rhythm and general organization was, IMO, just boring.

Or is it that this ***** doesn't bring the same excitement anymore? I mean, the will be "new" iCrap every year, new iOS, new OS X.... all with relatively marginal improvements over its predecessors. Rarely something groundbreaking...

Any thoughts?
Rating: 4 Votes
33 months ago
What are we to make of the "touch" comment on the invitation? Yes, I understand that the display of the new iPad is beautiful, but what of the "touch" comment? What makes the new iPad more touch-worthy than iPads 1 and 2? I don't understand why they'd deliberately include that word. Perhaps I'm overlooking something.
Rating: 3 Votes
33 months ago

Listening to Tim Cook is painful. I think I'd rather watch Steve Ballmer jump up and down on stage instead...

Er nothing is more painful than listening to Ballmer. :eek:
Rating: 3 Votes
33 months ago
Listening to Tim Cook is painful. I think I'd rather watch Steve Ballmer jump up and down on stage instead...
Rating: 3 Votes
33 months ago
Tim Cook: A new menu and higher resolution on our appleTV!
The rest of the world: So what?

Tim Cook: There new iPad has new apps and a very high resolution!
the rest of the world: So what?

Tim Cook: Apple, WOOHOO!
one man in the audience: -golf clap-

Seriously, there was nothing interesting about this keynote. The products were not surprising in any way. The improvements were just spec bumps as I see it. It didn't even seem like Tim Cook was excited about this.

Let's face it. This is becoming a hollow ritual in the post-Jobsian era. A high school drama student gets an audience more excited than this.
Rating: 3 Votes
33 months ago
This is like coming to the party after everyone left.
Rating: 3 Votes
33 months ago

...and the apple store is non-responsive. A few people trying to place orders, are we?


Lol - I've been hammering the refresh button like a mofo :D Trying to order a new iPad and an Apple TV.
Rating: 3 Votes
33 months ago
Looks like they will be using the Macbook Pro/Air naming system from now on, no numbers...

Which most likely means they regret what they called the iPad 2, guess it will just be the anomaly.
Rating: 2 Votes
33 months ago

Well, I was no big fan of Steve Jobs' keynotes, but I did admire his showmanship. Great Keynotes, no doubt.

But... is it just my perception, or was today's presentation extremely LAME?

I mean, regardless of how excited (or not) one can be for the new iPad, the keynote performers' style, rhythm and general organization was, IMO, just boring.

Or is it that this ***** doesn't bring the same excitement anymore? I mean, the will be "new" iCrap every year, new iOS, new OS X.... all with relatively marginal improvements over its predecessors. Rarely something groundbreaking...

Any thoughts?

I kind of agree. Of course the company is going to hype up their own products as much as they can in the pursuit of boosting sales, but I do remember a time when these keynotes had a sense of magic to them... now it's a little harder for me to distinguish this from whatever show Sony or Toshiba may put on.

I also didn't like how they kept referring to the iPod, iPhone, and iPad as "Post-PC" devices. That's the same stupid buzz-word EVERY major corporation is using these days. Steve Jobs called them "iOS" devices, because that's what they were! They were uniquely apple products, not just part of some supposedly broader wave of technology that's ushering in a "Post-PC" era.

But overall, yeah, the technology and products aside, the showmanship in this presentation was really lacking.
Rating: 2 Votes

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