Hard News by Russell Brown

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Hard News: Do Want?

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  • Alien Lizard (anag),

    I shall wait for the cheap Chinese knock off.

    could be inverse, reverse and perverse:
    and be a US knock off of a chinese product

    The Arrrgh Complex • Since Jan 2010 • 158 posts Report Reply

  • Jock Hopeful,

    Central Auckland • Since Jan 2010 • 14 posts Report Reply

  • Sacha,

    Old World and New World computing.

    Finally found time to read it, thanks.

    The reason I’m starting to think the Old World is ultimately doomed is because we are bracketed on both sides by the New World, and those people being born today, post-iPhone and post-iPad, will never know (and probably not care) about how things used to work. Just as nobody today cares about floppies, and nobody has to care about manual transmissions if they don’t want to.

    He's a little fanboi-ish and underestimates how similar Google's plans are. However it's a good clear explanation of a trend highlighted by reaction to the iPad.

    Ak • Since May 2008 • 19707 posts Report Reply

  • Paul Campbell,

    Of course once you have your iPad you'll need one of these

    Dunedin • Since Nov 2006 • 2622 posts Report Reply

  • Martin Lindberg,

    Well, the iPad is out in the wild now and there are plenty of reviews on the intertubes. If you can't be bothered reading them all, this is the definitive review from ArsTechnica. 18 pages!

    Stockholm • Since Jul 2009 • 802 posts Report Reply

  • Just thinking,

    Before the ipad, wee, CD & about the time of the 8 Track there was this:

    Putaringamotu • Since Apr 2009 • 1158 posts Report Reply

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