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Apple Posts Full-Length iPad Media Event Video

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11 months ago

I will watch this later.


Will you eat later too? Please let us know! :p
Rating: 14 Votes
11 months ago

I will watch this later.


This is a forum not Twitter. We don't need to be informed about what you did or are going to do. ;)
Rating: 7 Votes
11 months ago
Apple really killed it today. Great event.

Now watch the stock price drop :rolleyes: :D
Rating: 5 Votes
11 months ago
I hate Tim Cook. The pricing for the new iPads is a disaster, and he has some nerve attempting to sell the iPad 2 for $400. And what is up with the "Air"? Was there really a reason for that?
Rating: 4 Votes
11 months ago
Gotta say. Phil Schiller is a disaster at these keynotes. I've been giving him the benefit of the doubt for the last few, but he sucks the energy out of the room every time with his imprecise, weird, stilted cadence, and his constant mistakes and unfunny mumblings. He also comes off as arrogant.

They should take his keynote privileges away. He is not a good spokesman. He was always ok enough when SJ was carrying the presentation. Now he just makes everybody look bad.
Rating: 3 Votes
11 months ago

Gotta say. Phil Schiller is a disaster at these keynotes. I've been giving him the benefit of the doubt for the last few, but he sucks the energy out of the room every time with his imprecise, weird, stilted cadence, and his constant mistakes and unfunny mumblings. He also comes off as arrogant.

They should take his keynote privileges away. He is not a good spokesman. He was always ok enough when SJ was carrying the presentation. Now he just makes everybody look bad.


I could understand when the guys who work at software and OS development not being the best communicators, they get too nervous or still unfamiliar with the 'stage', but for a chief of marketing to be so unexciting to see it is unforgivable. It is his job to get the developers and consumers excited and to tell them why they need it, he failed so miserably. He is repetitive in the most boring way. For Chris sake, he just reveal the ipad in the most unthought out way, the biggest change of the new ipad is the new thin body (don't even talk about the unnecessary name cluster 'ipad air'), and he just showed the ipad air appearance immediately without any preamps and just showed in a video where it look just like the previous ipad mini. I know in fact the design is very similar but that's why the marketing guy should first show us how impossible it is to shave off anymore from the previous version. He did it totally the other way around talk about the design detail after people already are underwhelmed...

All I can say is that in Apple's standard, he is just not good enough. And without Steve now, if they don't quickly find someone brilliant to add to the marketing team, Apple will very much be like their keynote today, repetitive and predictable.
Rating: 2 Votes
11 months ago

I thought Phil was fine. It's Tim Cook who sucks at presentations. His slow awkward cadence and lack of enthusiasm when talking kills the energy in the room. All of the other Apple presenters have the kind of "engineer geek making a presentation" charm that Tim sorely lacks.


Tim only gets really repetitive. It's Phil who seems to get annoying :mad:
Rating: 2 Votes
11 months ago

I understand no biosensor due to limited supply, but why no 256GB or 802.11ac?
128GB is what the iPad Mini has ... No room for another 128 GB chip? or is that 6 months from now?
Please give us what we want ... Now!


Don't mean to be critical, but what on earth would you need 256GB of storage on an iPad for? You do understand that content can be kept in the cloud and downloaded on demand right?

If it's music, you would be much better off to pay $24 for Match and stream your music. If it's movies, how many movies do you need to watch between visits to your computer? If it's games, how many can you play at a given time?

It seems to me that 128GB is plenty for people. But I would seriously be interested to know what you need more storage than that for.
Rating: 2 Votes
11 months ago
I think the ipads got a solid improvement. Real solid :cool:

But rmbp entry level: 128gb ssd, 4gb ram, not customly upgradeable :eek:
Wtf??
Rating: 2 Votes
11 months ago

I thought Phil was fine. It's Tim Cook who sucks at presentations. His slow awkward cadence and lack of enthusiasm when talking kills the energy in the room. All of the other Apple presenters have the kind of "engineer geek making a presentation" charm that Tim sorely lacks.


I agree that Tim can be a little strange in his slowness, but somehow he still brings a little gravitas, at least here and there. He is getting a little repetitive.

I just can't take Phil in these presentations for some reason. It's like he's a 3rd grader in a school play who's desperately trying to make all his cues. He goes from 0 to 60 all over the place with his superlatives and enthusiasm, so it just comes off as amateurish and fake. Meanwhile, he still seems like he's really proud of himself.

Everybody else has some charm and real excitement in their hearts. Maybe Phil's mind is on his yacht. I bet everybody at apple wants to say something, but he's too big a wig.
Rating: 2 Votes

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