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The iPad is a Giant iPhone

Apple CEO Steve JobsBy now, you’ve already heard about Apple’s new tablet device, the iPad. You know it’ll run the iPhone OS, it’ll have a 9.7 inch multitouch LCD screen, it’ll have a ten-hour battery life, and it’ll cost $499 up. Like the iPhone, it’ll be locked into the iTunes app store, and it won’t support Adobe Flash. Unlike the iPhone, it has no camera. You can check out Apple’s iPad product page for the rest of the specs.

As I watched Apple CEO Steve Jobs reveal the iPad yesterday, I felt like I was watching a parody video straight out of College Humor. He used words like “magical” and “revolutionary” to announce something that, stripped of such hyperbole, looks patently ridiculous: a giant iPhone. What’s more, this larger device actually lacks the camera of its smaller twin. Click here to continue reading “The iPad is a Giant iPhone”…

Microsoft Laptop Ad Attacks Mac Prices

Microsoft’s latest response to the Mac switch ads features a girl looking for a laptop with a 17″ screen for under $1,000. Hint: she doesn’t get a Mac. Click here to continue reading “Microsoft Laptop Ad Attacks Mac Prices”…

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