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Date: 01/27/10 12:35 PM

174 Responses to Behold! Your First Look At The iPad [Pics & Info]

  1. Profile photo of fancylad
    fancylad Male 30-39
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    January 27, 2010 at 12:13 pm
    Link: Behold! Your First Look At The iPad - Um, it looks like an iPhone on steroids. What do you think I-A-B? Is it worth it?
  2. Profile photo of TxP
    TxP Female 70 & Over
    1190 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 12:41 pm
    thank you IAB, for taking me to my homepage :P
  3. Profile photo of gamerdude94
    gamerdude94 Male 13-17
    404 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 12:43 pm
    The second I heard about this, I knew it would show up on IAB for everyone to bash (Mainly for its name).

    I wish it was named iSlate. And I wish it had a different UI closer to Mac OS than iPhone and also a different hardware design to differentiate itself from the iPhone. But I kinda want one. I could definitely see myself chillaxin in my room watching episodes of Bleach or Facebooking and whatnot.

  4. Profile photo of norwegian
    norwegian Male 18-29
    80 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 12:44 pm
    looks useless considering i have an ipod and a laptop. my laptop also has a keyboard which is much easier to type on than touchscreen
  5. Profile photo of blacksteel
    blacksteel Male 13-17
    138 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 12:44 pm
    Not exactly what we expected it to look like.
  6. Profile photo of tomaj
    tomaj Male 18-29
    50 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 12:46 pm
    i think it is a bridge from the old to the new. nothing spectacular yet but i think this type of interface will be on every device in ten years
  7. Profile photo of seabass101dg
    seabass101dg Male 18-29
    478 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 12:46 pm
    It`s an oversized iTouch?
    How original...
  8. Profile photo of vanillabear
    vanillabear Male 18-29
    174 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 12:50 pm
    want. but worth it? probably not
  9. Profile photo of seabass101dg
    seabass101dg Male 18-29
    478 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 12:52 pm
    All I see in this is a $500 netbook without a keyboard...
  10. Profile photo of pattymac42
    pattymac42 Female 18-29
    5 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 12:53 pm
    Apple - Did you read my diary?
  11. Profile photo of ggolbez
    ggolbez Male 18-29
    1933 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 12:53 pm
    It`s a giant iPhone, that can`t make calls.
  12. Profile photo of your0mom
    your0mom Male 13-17
    374 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 12:54 pm
    holly snap thats bloody huge!
  13. Profile photo of Norts
    Norts Male 18-29
    486 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 12:55 pm
    Not really worth it. Just get a laptop that is comfortable to have on your lap.
  14. Profile photo of DemonClown69
    DemonClown69 Male 18-29
    79 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 12:58 pm
    If Its A Computer Then Awesome, If Its A Netbook Or Ipod Then I Dont Give A Crap
  15. Profile photo of goaliejerry
    goaliejerry Male 30-39
    4017 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 12:58 pm
    Is it a computer? Like, can I network with other pcs, transfer files and so forth?? Or is it just a big fricken ipod? Can I attach a keyboard to it if I wanted?

    Why shouldn`t I buy a netbook, that is, you know, a computer that I can type on?

  16. Profile photo of seabass101dg
    seabass101dg Male 18-29
    478 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 12:59 pm
    What a joke. All aboard the hype-train!
  17. Profile photo of HOBYandy
    HOBYandy Male 18-29
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    January 27, 2010 at 12:59 pm
    They`ll wait for everybody to get one and then decide to attach a camera and a phone. Just you wait...
  18. Profile photo of johnnyab
    johnnyab Male 18-29
    68 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 1:00 pm
    bunch of glassy-eyed maniacs
  19. Profile photo of fancylad
    fancylad Male 30-39
    18943 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 1:01 pm
    People here are calling this an iTouch -- and I think they`re right. If so, there`s some work that needs to be done still.
  20. Profile photo of pui
    pui Female 18-29
    3574 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 1:03 pm
    Oohhhh it`s so pretty and shiny!

    ... another useless piece of crap from Apple.

  21. Profile photo of goaliejerry
    goaliejerry Male 30-39
    4017 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 1:04 pm
    Ok, they sell a keyboard dock. Perfect for a living room computer. I`ll buy one when I`m next in the market for an around the house computer.

    Looks perfect for using while sitting on the couch while watching tv, just lounging around, and I can use a keyboard if I have to.

  22. Profile photo of dfcrackhead
    dfcrackhead Male 13-17
    327 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 1:07 pm
    Is it just me, or doe everyone on the video talking about it look like the iPad is a drug? They all look like drug addicts like "I want....I NEED....I MUST HAVE!!, I did commercial I can haz heroin now?"
  23. Profile photo of goaliejerry
    goaliejerry Male 30-39
    4017 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 1:08 pm
    I`ve never owned an apple product in my life, but I would seriously buy it. But not as my primary computer.
  24. Profile photo of ferdyfred
    ferdyfred Male 40-49
    13631 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 1:08 pm
    Sizable beast aint it??
  25. Profile photo of bobhub600
    bobhub600 Male 13-17
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    January 27, 2010 at 1:09 pm
    Again this is just like any ad showing off new `AMAZING` technology;smug and and overindulge of buzzwords
  26. Profile photo of LleetLlama
    LleetLlama Male 18-29
    358 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 1:11 pm
    Next up: The iTampon.
  27. Profile photo of -Grim-
    -Grim- Male 18-29
    56 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 1:13 pm
    "it`s hard to believe we could fit so many great ideas into something so thin"
    Apple people sure are full of themselves aren`t they
  28. Profile photo of skypirate
    skypirate Male 18-29
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    January 27, 2010 at 1:14 pm
    cool toy...but still a toy like most apple products.
  29. Profile photo of seabass101dg
    seabass101dg Male 18-29
    478 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 1:28 pm
    "cool toy...but still a toy like most apple products." -skypirate
    QFT
  30. Profile photo of ruy-guy
    ruy-guy Male 18-29
    230 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 1:33 pm
    it stops at 29 sec :(
  31. Profile photo of primetimekin
    primetimekin Male 18-29
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    January 27, 2010 at 1:33 pm
    "cool toy...but still a toy like most apple products. "

    You mean like beepers and cell phones were cool toys?


    Primetimekin`s Wild Prediction: Every high school student will have one of these (not necessarily apple but something similar to this), in 10 years. And not as a toy, but as another tool in school

  32. Profile photo of TheSharpest
    TheSharpest Male 18-29
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    January 27, 2010 at 1:34 pm
    So basically it`s a giant iTouch.
  33. Profile photo of primetimekin
    primetimekin Male 18-29
    7935 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 1:40 pm
    looking at the interface it looks more like a mini-mac than a giant itouch
  34. Profile photo of Corydoras87
    Corydoras87 Male 18-29
    642 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 1:41 pm
    "Apple people sure are full of themselves aren`t they"

    You are full of yourself too.. or is someone else ehm.. full inside you? Of course they can be prouf of themselves.. the people at apple did something that, as the video explains, nobody else can do because apple brings all the technology in place on their own.. they don`t rely on products from a different producer for every part.. theirs fit to each other and therefor can be smaller to achieve the same performance than others while being more efficient.. perfect deal for a century where electronics don`t need to be bulk and huge to be cool.. it has become a lifestyle product.. live with it or die hunting bugs crawling on your knees through your room-sized giant computer

  35. Profile photo of pui
    pui Female 18-29
    3574 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 1:45 pm
    LOL Corydoras87, are you serious? WOW. You just made my day with your epic stupidity! :D
  36. Profile photo of Corydoras87
    Corydoras87 Male 18-29
    642 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 1:50 pm
    hey I am stupid, thats why I`m online at the time of almost 10 to 11 pm my time on a website to make me unbored writing something about a product I will with a high likeliness never posess...while watching the big bang theory series 1. Good night
  37. Profile photo of TheSharpest
    TheSharpest Male 18-29
    1767 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 1:52 pm
    I think Corydoras is joking. This is obviously sarcasm, he sounds too much like the stereotypical Apple-tard.
  38. Profile photo of Frambuesas
    Frambuesas Female 18-29
    136 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 1:54 pm
    that`s pretty stupid. It`s like a huge iPhone, sans phone. why not just buy a damn Macbook?
    not to mention all that unprotected screen area that is just begging to be scratched and cracked.
  39. Profile photo of pui
    pui Female 18-29
    3574 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 1:55 pm
    Well then he is redeemed then lol.
  40. Profile photo of EvilDictator
    EvilDictator Male 13-17
    99 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 2:01 pm
    the missing x is the ability to use word and print off of it, after thats on there, sianara computers, hello tablets of wisdom and wonder
  41. Profile photo of Jammey
    Jammey Male 18-29
    239 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 2:05 pm
    Is it just me or does iPad sound like an Irish person trying to say iPod?
  42. Profile photo of primetimekin
    primetimekin Male 18-29
    7935 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 2:05 pm
    "not to mention all that unprotected screen area that is just begging to be scratched and cracked."

    The screen on the iphone/itouch is very crack resistant.

    "I think Corydoras is joking. This is obviously sarcasm, he sounds too much like the stereotypical Apple-tard."

    anyone else see the irony in this?

  43. Profile photo of loadstar
    loadstar Male 30-39
    307 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 2:07 pm
    Gimmie an "M" gimmie an "E" gimmie an "H"!
  44. Profile photo of nonamewillfi
    nonamewillfi Male 13-17
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    January 27, 2010 at 2:08 pm
    i think that almost every rich kid will have one by the second gen. and as prime said, schools will have this as a tool within the decade, and i think even within 5 years of now.
  45. Profile photo of Megido
    Megido Male 18-29
    439 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 2:10 pm
    What a POS. The apple-tards are going to eat that sh*t up i guess but anyone with a smidgen of intelligence has to see that it`s a completely pointless piece of hardware. It`s (most likely) a low performance, high cost, multi-touch laptop that allows you no freedom whatsoever. Then again people seem to think that the iPhone is actually a good device (it`s not) so i guess this will fly as well.
  46. Profile photo of Molehouse
    Molehouse Male 13-17
    303 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 2:16 pm
    Most. Pointless. Object. Ever.

    Seriously, does anybody need this?

  47. Profile photo of mrpuddle
    mrpuddle Male 18-29
    385 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 2:19 pm
    mac`s suck. ASUS`s is way cooler. it folds and can turn into a laptop if needed.
  48. Profile photo of regalia13
    regalia13 Female 18-29
    212 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 2:21 pm
    What do you get when you cross a phone with a laptop? Something else the world could live without... I think there are a lot more important things these brainy developers could be doing that would actually BENEFIT society... But hey, that`s just my opinion.
  49. Profile photo of LexiVanity
    LexiVanity Female 13-17
    70 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 2:27 pm
    Man covered in warts scared me, so I clicked out.
  50. Profile photo of Skreshavik
    Skreshavik Female 18-29
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    January 27, 2010 at 2:31 pm
    Some-Guy
    "Please visit the following link http://piv.pivpiv.dk/"

    MAH KEYZ!1!!1?
    Nah, its k.

  51. Profile photo of Lionhart2
    Lionhart2 Male 40-49
    8306 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 2:36 pm
    Speaking as a total Mac Fanboy who`s been waited with bated breath for it: Meh, I`m disappointed.

    Q. Will it replace my laptop?
    A. No, my laptop does a lot more, a lot faster, a lot better, around the house. And if I want all those things when I`m out and about, I`m not going to be carrying a clipboard sized thing with me, I`d rather have an iTouch or iPhone (which I don`t, because they don`t do enough).

    Overall, its really hard to see how Steve expects this to (a) replace or (b) enhance my current computing experience. And if it does neither of them, its a big Fail.

    Start calling it the Newton 2010. Everything the iPad does, with the exception of video, was in the original Newton, at least in concept. The iPad will join the original Newton before long if it isn`t upgraded to be a REAL computer.

  52. Profile photo of router52000
    router52000 Male 18-29
    613 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 2:43 pm
    I have an idea!! why not take two of those ipads put them on a hinge and use just one as a keyboard!!!


    **Sarcastically referring to a laptop**

  53. Profile photo of NOFX14
    NOFX14 Male 18-29
    1141 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 2:47 pm
    The name is just iPod being said in a Mid-western accent. "It`s an iPad don`t ya kno!"
  54. Profile photo of Salted_Eggs
    Salted_Eggs Male 18-29
    774 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 2:47 pm
    "Is it worth it?"

    Short answer, No.
    Long answer.

    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
    OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
    OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
    OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
    OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
    OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

  55. Profile photo of Boredered
    Boredered Male 18-29
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    January 27, 2010 at 2:55 pm
    iSlate was a better name
  56. Profile photo of whelshin
    whelshin Male 18-29
    122 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 2:56 pm
    looks cool, might be cool to have, but probably dont need it, unless its like a hundred bucks then i might get one
  57. Profile photo of cagel
    cagel Female 18-29
    275 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 3:02 pm
    That thing looks super sweet. I`m not cool enough to need it, though.
  58. Profile photo of glowe
    glowe Male 18-29
    24 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 3:03 pm
    It`s just a big ipod touch.
  59. Profile photo of IkeRay
    IkeRay Male 18-29
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    January 27, 2010 at 3:14 pm
    its slightly smaller than a sheet of notebook/printer paper...and they expect people to be totting it around everywhere? I see it replacing stuff at home (mainly laptop people who also have a desktop) but I don`t see the need for 3G. it`s the first step to the digital newspapers we see in futuristic movies, there`ll be a better one down the road.

    look, apple again is stealing someone else`s idea, mixing in slightly more stuff, and claiming it original. they`re just mixing the iPod touch with Amazon`s book reader.

    what would suck is if the software sucked for books. imagine it can`t keep bookmarks for more than one book, or at all

  60. Profile photo of MitchForman
    MitchForman Male 18-29
    12 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 3:20 pm
    if he`s talking portable. he retarded, the smaller the better, aka the iphone. maybe if it was like a laptop in that style id be interested
  61. Profile photo of VikingGuy
    VikingGuy Male 18-29
    2160 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 3:22 pm
    like most iWhatever products lately,mac junk or mini pcs in general, no
    not useful, not stable, overpriced and finding software for mac is a bitch, and also always overpriced not to mention that for its 64 gig version you can go buy a XPS laptop which is much more useful and will definately outlast that thing.
    end evaluation = scene kid toy and money net for fans who would buy iToilet-Paper for $20 a sheet.
  62. Profile photo of CrakrJak
    CrakrJak Male 40-49
    17514 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 3:29 pm
    Just a big iPhone, Really. Has a wimpy 1ghz cpu and will likely cost over $1,000; Not worth it.
  63. Profile photo of repression
    repression Female 13-17
    89 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 3:30 pm
    Hm. Where`d they get the giant iTouch?
    Oh, that`s the product?
    Blatant self-plagiarism.
  64. Profile photo of SoapeyLOV
    SoapeyLOV Female 13-17
    91 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 3:32 pm
    looks like an iphone that got squished.
    is this their attempt at the nook?
  65. Profile photo of wyllups
    wyllups Male 18-29
    22 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 3:41 pm
    I bought a Sony Reader Touch last week, so I`m kind of annoyed to see this come on the market now.

    However, it will probably be ages until it`s available on 3G in the UK.

    Also, any company referring to a product as "magical" is bound to lose a certain degree of gravitas.

  66. Profile photo of Nurcowski
    Nurcowski Male 18-29
    264 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 3:46 pm
    `Also, any company referring to a product as "magical" is bound to lose a certain degree of gravitas.`

    I was thinking the same thing, wyllups.

  67. Profile photo of ShadowVamp
    ShadowVamp Female 18-29
    362 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 3:51 pm
    I like the idea of e-readers, but I`m definitely not spending that much money on one. I just got a tablet PC for birthday/Chanukkah/graduation, and might actually download the software to use it as an e-reader. Let`s see for just over $1000 (including the reading software) I get card slots for nearly unlimited memory, a color touch screen, fast processing power, wireless internet access, and all the other wonders of a laptop. Or, for $500, I get an e-reader that lets me...read. And nothing else.
  68. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
    12387 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 3:51 pm
    So it`s a very low-powered and inconvenient laptop that`s non-standard.

    $500 will get you a reasonably decent small laptop that will be greatly superior.

    "Write an email"...without a keyboard. Touchscreens are abysmal for typing because they lack (ironically) a sense of touch.

  69. Profile photo of MetalicDemon
    MetalicDemon Male 18-29
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    January 27, 2010 at 4:01 pm
    looks impressive, but i can see through its lies

    this is a product only rich losers would buy in an atempt to show off. no one with any sense would even consider buying it.

  70. Profile photo of panth753
    panth753 Female 18-29
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    January 27, 2010 at 4:03 pm
    I`d love to see this thing backfire.
  71. Profile photo of TCullen23
    TCullen23 Female 18-29
    330 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 4:06 pm
    sooo its an itouch, but bigger?
  72. Profile photo of mikeacello
    mikeacello Male 18-29
    112 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 4:11 pm
    The best for the internet. The best for email. The best for reading books. Really, if they said "the best" one more freaking time, I would have made this comment a lot more angry.
  73. Profile photo of madest
    madest Male 40-49
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    January 27, 2010 at 4:17 pm
    The ipod touch fits in your pocket.
  74. Profile photo of jackyface
    jackyface Female 18-29
    184 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 4:26 pm
    ....

    I want one.

  75. Profile photo of Lionhart2
    Lionhart2 Male 40-49
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    January 27, 2010 at 4:33 pm
    I give it a day before someone comes out with a `time of month` application for it which Apple will then reject from the iStore for not meeting some obscure section of their EULA, but really because they just don`t find it funny and therefore no-one else could either in their, enforced-on-users-too, opinion.
  76. Profile photo of JumboCookie
    JumboCookie Male 18-29
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    January 27, 2010 at 4:35 pm
    If it wasn`t on the apple website, I would`ve thought that was a parody...
  77. Profile photo of SmilinSam
    SmilinSam Female 18-29
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    January 27, 2010 at 5:10 pm
    hahaha none of the buttons on that website worked for me. like i couldn`t click on anything or watch the videos. i just found that kind of ironic.
  78. Profile photo of robotobunneh
    robotobunneh Female 18-29
    265 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 5:20 pm
    I`m not reading through the comments to see if anyone has said this yet but..

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTzhXMbOW... Seriously. That came out years ago...

  79. Profile photo of Tisjokar
    Tisjokar Male 18-29
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    January 27, 2010 at 5:29 pm
    Its just a big ipod, a small laptop, and a touch screen.
  80. Profile photo of ParasyT
    ParasyT Male 13-17
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    January 27, 2010 at 5:32 pm
    When i first saw a pic of Steve Jobs holding the iPad the first thing i thought was "shopped" and "ive seen a good amount of shops in my day"
  81. Profile photo of KannaLilly
    KannaLilly Female 13-17
    635 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 5:40 pm
    It`s like a big iPhone. Big deal.
    I`d rather pay more for that new tablet/laptop thingy they showed at CES. What do you need touch controls for when a computer mouse works just fine? I only need a tablet for art. I don`t see the point in just having it for the sake of having it.
  82. Profile photo of apolloapk
    apolloapk Male 18-29
    53 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 5:56 pm
    i agree with lilly, it would be cool to have a real tablet, this seams kinda silly
  83. Profile photo of IkeRay
    IkeRay Male 18-29
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    January 27, 2010 at 5:59 pm
    "Just a big iPhone, Really. Has a wimpy 1ghz cpu and will likely cost over $1,000; Not worth it."

    did you even visit the link? how can you claim to know the CPU speed w/o seeing the cost (blatantly splattered on the screen)...

    my favorite part about the price "unbelievable price", yeah it is unbelievable you`d charge that much.

    we`ll compare the 32gb models to be fair
    iPod touch - $299 - wifi
    iPad - $599 - wifi
    iPhone - $499 - wifi & 3g
    iPad - $729 - wifi & 3g

    yes, its a larger screen, but its no longer a mobile device, plus the iPhone has the benefit of being *gasp* a phone...albeit a crappy one, still a phone.

    I don`t know which is sadder (more sad?)....that sheeple will flock to it or that I know someone personally who will

  84. Profile photo of ElDavo
    ElDavo Male 18-29
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    January 27, 2010 at 6:02 pm
    Nobody cares if it`s just "a big iPhone". I don`t actually have an iPhone, so if this product is actually legit (unlikely), I`ll actually get it (I won`t).
  85. Profile photo of Jasonbobdude
    Jasonbobdude Male 18-29
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    January 27, 2010 at 6:11 pm
    I like how they emphasize how thin it is, because coming from Apple I wasn`t expecting that.
  86. Profile photo of gamerdude94
    gamerdude94 Male 13-17
    404 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 6:21 pm
    I think they should have built the new software more around the Mac OS software rather than iPhone OS. I don`t really see a market for tablet PCs catchting on anyway, just like eBooks and Netbooks
  87. Profile photo of jak22
    jak22 Male 18-29
    154 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 6:22 pm
    holy crap "i dont have to change to fit the product, it fits me". hahaha really? really? i know this is the chliche apple hate thing here, but really? its like watching steve jobs jerk off to a mirror. and you know its a good product cuz the guy talking dresses like the tards who will buy it, and has a funny accent.
  88. Profile photo of VioletWings
    VioletWings Female 13-17
    25 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 6:53 pm
    Wait, I looked at the links and I`m still not even sure what it is. Is it an ipod, iphone and computer in one? Because if someone would buy it just for say and ipod or iphone, its way too big. But its too small for a computer and doesnt cost enough for Apple to sell it as a computer (haha) so what the heck is it?
  89. Profile photo of sheaton319
    sheaton319 Male 18-29
    560 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 6:57 pm
    fook that i would break it, lay it on my bed then sit on it or something
  90. Profile photo of primetimekin
    primetimekin Male 18-29
    7935 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 7:03 pm
    "I don`t really see a market for tablet PCs catchting on anyway, just like eBooks and Netbooks"

    thank god you arent in business, I see a huge market for all of those

  91. Profile photo of Jowsh
    Jowsh Male 18-29
    1237 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 7:08 pm
    wow I really don`t want one. thanks promo video, for showing me the light
  92. Profile photo of theHUSHSOUND
    theHUSHSOUND Female 13-17
    541 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 7:18 pm
    does anybody else see the sexual references from the guy with the bug eyes? "it`s fun.. because.. you`re doing it all with your hands!"
  93. Profile photo of fatex52986
    fatex52986 Male 18-29
    1129 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 7:33 pm
    i dont get it
  94. Profile photo of jinxiejae
    jinxiejae Female 30-39
    2927 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 7:35 pm
    can you store or upload data from or to some sort of memory drive?
  95. Profile photo of Lionhart2
    Lionhart2 Male 40-49
    8306 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 7:48 pm
    > SmilinSam
    > hahaha none of the buttons on that website worked for me. like i couldn`t click on anything or watch the videos. i just found that kind of ironic.

    So do I, it demonstrated to you what a crappy computer you have. Mine just works.

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    theHUSHSOUND Female 13-17
    541 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 7:56 pm
    oh and to answer jinxiejae- yes, apple offers 2 accessories that plug in to the 30-pin dock connector- a USB adapter & a SD card adapter. So yes, you can store/upload data from a memory stick. With an (assumingly) price accessory, of course!
  97. Profile photo of flagler
    flagler Male 30-39
    321 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 7:56 pm
    no thanks
  98. Profile photo of theHUSHSOUND
    theHUSHSOUND Female 13-17
    541 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 7:56 pm
    pricey* accessory.
  99. Profile photo of KoalaMeatPie
    KoalaMeatPie Male 18-29
    2578 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 7:59 pm
    Urgh... ok. "iPad" WTF? Half a latop with no actual keyboard? Or are you trying to sell an oversized iPod touch you can`t fit in your pocket? Of course, all part of the cult of Mac will buy it, then, while in a delusional Starbucks trance, tell you it`s the greatest thing this decade, stick their fingers in their ears and go "LALALALALA".
  100. Profile photo of opiebreath
    opiebreath Female 18-29
    15774 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 8:04 pm
    Oh look, something else I can`t afford!
  101. Profile photo of sukitjeezus
    sukitjeezus Female 18-29
    134 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 8:52 pm
    I don`t understand what the appeal of a 500$ laptop with retardation is.
  102. Profile photo of fiizok
    fiizok Male 40-49
    591 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 9:03 pm
    Up until now I`ve loved Apple products, but there are only two words for this thing: epic fail.
  103. Profile photo of pui
    pui Female 18-29
    3574 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 9:04 pm
    The ipad will make my life taste like pancakes! :D
  104. Profile photo of vegascartman
    vegascartman Male 30-39
    735 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 9:06 pm
    I had a macbook pro for 3 years and hated it so much I went back to a PC Laptop with Windows 7 and I LOVE IT!!! I`m so glad to not be clumped into that stupid Apple community anymore. Good Riddance.
  105. Profile photo of TheBigBarney
    TheBigBarney Male 18-29
    25 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 9:11 pm
    the person using the ipad in the video has weird thumbs
  106. Profile photo of MYCHEMGIRL
    MYCHEMGIRL Female 13-17
    1287 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 9:21 pm
    `iPad` sounds like someone with a speech impediment saying, "iPod."
  107. Profile photo of kribbe
    kribbe Male 18-29
    2006 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 9:55 pm
    it`s ok i guess, except the fact that they only took the itouch and made it bigger
  108. Profile photo of Andiex
    Andiex Female 13-17
    82 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 9:58 pm
    It just seems like a bigger iPhone/iTouch.
    It`s totaly not worth over $500 just for Wi-Fi, let alone like $700 for a 3G plan
  109. Profile photo of FIRST_poster
    FIRST_poster Male 18-29
    970 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 10:21 pm
    I think this will fail.
    Nobody needs it, nobody will buy it
  110. Profile photo of adilicious
    adilicious Female 13-17
    377 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 10:24 pm
    ....
    Some apps are cool, but it does everything a normal laptop does, except stand up on it`s own.
    Which is usually considered a convenient thing.
    I get that you do `EVERYTHING WITH YOUR HANDS`
    but if I want to watch the movies `THE BEST WAY TO WATCH THEM` then I don`t want to have to hold the screen in front of me for the entire two hours.
  111. Profile photo of Agent00Smith
    Agent00Smith Male 18-29
    2581 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 10:33 pm
    Apple is for pretentious D-bags and graphic editors.
  112. Profile photo of mypreciousss
    mypreciousss Female 18-29
    134 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 10:37 pm
    fail
  113. Profile photo of ecstacy911
    ecstacy911 Female 18-29
    105 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 11:01 pm
    this is just like a laptop...? except without all the stuff that makes a laptop incredibly convenient. This will fail just like that stupid thin mac that fit into an envelope.
  114. Profile photo of RecycleElf
    RecycleElf Male 18-29
    3621 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 11:15 pm
    kind of want...
  115. Profile photo of TheNineXXX
    TheNineXXX Male 18-29
    395 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 11:27 pm

  116. Profile photo of Baalthazaq
    Baalthazaq Male 18-29
    4548 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 11:39 pm
    "It`s just a laptop then?"

    Yes.
    However:
    The I-Phone was just a phone.
    The I-Pod was just an MP3 player.

    I like it, I`m considering getting one, but not for any of the reasons listed in this video.

    I vote it will be a moderate success, not like the iPhone or iPod, but still a success.

    Feel free to read this thread, then look online for old threads when the iPhone and iPod first came out. ;)

  117. Profile photo of ajr2006
    ajr2006 Male 18-29
    943 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 12:35 am
    so it`s a netbook with less features, and less customization options? sounds great... not. Ooooh, but it`s so designer chic.
  118. Profile photo of AppleBlue
    AppleBlue Female 18-29
    119 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 12:38 am
    I really want them to make iphones that big. i`d buy a giant phone
  119. Profile photo of binarystarr
    binarystarr Male 30-39
    479 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 1:20 am
    Cack. It`s just a big, unwieldy ipod touch.
  120. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
    12387 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 1:52 am
    I vote it will be a moderate success, not like the iPhone or iPod, but still a success.

    I agree.

    However, that doesn`t mean that it`s a good product. It`s still a crap product, but it will be well made and extremely well marketed and that`s enough. `i` is a very successful fashion brand, successful enough to carry something that combines the disadvantages of a laptop with the disadvantages of a handheld and has the advantages of neither.

  121. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
    12387 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 2:02 am
    Some apps are cool, but it does everything a normal laptop does, except stand up on it`s own.

    That`s nowhere near being true. It lacks a lot of the functionality of a laptop. No keyboard, extremely low processing power, poor graphics in comparison, extremely small display, a non-standard format deliberately created to ensure customers don`t get a free choice of what to run on it, limited connectivity, limited storage capacity, no upgrading possible, relatively expensive...it is inferior to a laptop in every way except weight (and a small laptop is hardly heavy).

    Not being able to stand up by itself is far and away the least important drawback of this device, not least because it`s the only one that can be fixed. They can sell you an istand for your ipad. Of course, you`d need to buy a new ibag that will carry both the ipad and the istand. Of course, the istand and the ibag will also be over-priced. Of course ipeople will buy them anyway.

  122. Profile photo of sjaakwortel
    sjaakwortel Male 18-29
    358 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 2:46 am
    not downloading quicktime :D
  123. Profile photo of thestringy
    thestringy Male 18-29
    483 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 2:51 am
    I absolutely hate that video. All those people are far too enthusiastic towards the product. It`s almost scary.

    The Ipad is probably going to be a huge hit, primarily because of all the people out there who believe they "need" something like this.

    Why not buy a laptop? More power, more memory, more practical.

    Don`t take me to be an apple hater though, I`ve recently bought an Iphone, and it`s the best phone I`ve ever owned. I just really dislike the idea behind this product.

  124. Profile photo of Davek1013
    Davek1013 Male 18-29
    90 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 3:03 am
    angillon, this product sure aint for you. But there`s a large group of people who will buy into the ease of use and coolness factor of the ipad. Its clearly apples answer to the netbook. And whoever thinks this thing will have less features than a netbook clearly hasn`t seen the App store. When you consider what you cannot run on your typical netbook, having 100% application compatibility is avery attractive feature.
    Thats not saying I`ll buy one. I prefer a laptop
  125. Profile photo of Wassup287
    Wassup287 Male 13-17
    45 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 3:20 am
    It just looks like a toy, a ridiculously expensive toy that you could probably buy an above average laptop for the price. Also, why iPad? its too similar to iPod, it sounds like what a wisconsinite would call his iPod.

    Its cool for the 20-something yuppie fresh out of college so he can get modern tech-cred with all his grad school buddies. But for anyone else, get a damn laptop.

  126. Profile photo of MrBowserPuff
    MrBowserPuff Male 13-17
    275 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 3:26 am
    Looks, interesting. But I won`t buy it until it can fold down to the size of a quarter and fit in my pocket. I love how Apple gives everything a "clean", white look.
  127. Profile photo of JarvisKnot
    JarvisKnot Male 18-29
    268 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 4:02 am
    If I can mount it on my desk like dratin` Picard in TNG I`m cool with it
  128. Profile photo of spacedoutbad
    spacedoutbad Male 18-29
    7 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 4:05 am
    "I don`t really see a market for tablet PCs catchting on anyway, just like eBooks and Netbooks"

    LOL where the f uck have you been? ebooks and netbooks have been a HUGE success.

  129. Profile photo of Opossum
    Opossum Female 18-29
    32 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 4:17 am
    I`m not impressed. I already have an iTouch, and it fits in my pocket.
  130. Profile photo of BostonKaiser
    BostonKaiser Male 40-49
    1185 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 4:22 am
    Someone explain to me why you would want to watch a movie on a screen that small? Especially since you have to hold it in front of you. I guess I`m officially "old", since I just don`t get the appeal of these types of gadgets. Oh Victrola, where art thou?
  131. Profile photo of fallenangelv
    fallenangelv Female 18-29
    21 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 4:36 am
    Eh... It`s not even a like.. a computer.. does it have USB ports? Can it run multiple apps at the same time? Come on apple, step up your game a little, please. kthx. The iPod touch became boring after like.. ten days.
  132. Profile photo of Lusien
    Lusien Male 18-29
    26 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 4:53 am
    It`s a bigger ipod touch, for as much money as an ipod touch. Guess people that bought an itouch are going to be pretty livid about it.

    Idk, seems very gimmicky. I hate typing on a touch screen. Seems like a toy for some people and useful for even less people.

  133. Profile photo of pui
    pui Female 18-29
    3574 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 5:16 am
    Davek1013... but it doesn`t play (real) games. Does it even have a CD drive? It hardly has any power at all.

    My laptop can do everything any stupid app can do and much more. Maybe not with cool transition animations and fancy multi touch technology, but I definitely prefer function over form when it comes to a computer. This barely even qualifies as a computer.

  134. Profile photo of pui
    pui Female 18-29
    3574 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 5:32 am
    You know, Baalthazaq, when it comes to Apple, I think only their iPod was a true "success". Not saying all their other crap isn`t a "success", since they`ve sold tons of laptops and iphones, so profit wise, huge success. However it is the only device they`ve made that is actually affordable, useful and fills a real demand (although I still hate iTunes).

    The only good things I have to say about other Apple products is that they are pretty, their interfaces are well thought out and their marketing is epic.

  135. Profile photo of saintnickxii
    saintnickxii Male 18-29
    127 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 5:51 am
    i think its a bit ridiculous that its got a max 64 gb, i mean if you can fit 64gb into an ipod/iphone, couldnt you fit much more into a device of this size? maybe i im wrong, but i think that a 64gb hd is gonna be full pretty quick if you wanna watch more than 3 movies on it.
  136. Profile photo of Afrokmas
    Afrokmas Male 18-29
    97 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 6:11 am
    Yeah.. iPad.. so what?
  137. Profile photo of p0l4r21
    p0l4r21 Male 18-29
    504 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 7:19 am
    Over glorified eReader. This should go down as the most pointless device ever made!
  138. Profile photo of punkipenguin
    punkipenguin Female 18-29
    778 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 7:31 am
    looks like a worthless piece of crap. i have better things to spend my cash on.
  139. Profile photo of Zorgges
    Zorgges Male 13-17
    14 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 7:53 am
    wow
  140. Profile photo of jiberty
    jiberty Female 18-29
    28 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 8:02 am
    its ugly. i`ll stick with my laptop...
  141. Profile photo of KCMonkey13
    KCMonkey13 Female 30-39
    13 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 8:07 am
    Gotta agree...glorified eReader. If I`m going to carry something around the size of a legal pad then it better have a keyboard and the ability to actually "do" stuff on it. Also, the song is In Between Days by The Cure.
  142. Profile photo of aguycalledjk
    aguycalledjk Male 18-29
    57 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 8:13 am
    Me thinks mr Scott Forstall hasn`t seen the internet on anything other than an iphone until he saw the ipad .....
  143. Profile photo of trilliongram
    trilliongram Female 18-29
    135 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 8:15 am
    Anyone know what song is playing around 1:18 of the video?
  144. Profile photo of trilliongram
    trilliongram Female 18-29
    135 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 8:21 am
    Ah KCMonkey was right. It is In Between Days, but covered by Ben Folds
  145. Profile photo of BunnyNaku
    BunnyNaku Female 18-29
    5224 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 8:39 am
    it looks like a GIANT iphone
  146. Profile photo of Tiredofnicks
    Tiredofnicks Male 30-39
    5097 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 8:43 am
    "Get QuickTime."

    Pass.

  147. Profile photo of The-Sentinel
    The-Sentinel Male 18-29
    1149 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 8:43 am
    I`d get it if it`s cheap, because it looks like it would work the same way a netbook does. But if it costs a lot I`m not buying it.
  148. Profile photo of Pilanus
    Pilanus Male 18-29
    675 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 8:48 am
    Well it is a pretty prototype... I cant wait to see what it`s competitors come out with that will be more convenient, more capabilities, better battery life, etc...

    If this is like an itouch but bigger, i want to see the nexus one but bigger, with a CD player

  149. Profile photo of meowmixx419
    meowmixx419 Male 18-29
    121 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 9:05 am
    its basically a giant Itouch! You cant mulitask on it such as listen to Pandora and read a book on it at the same time. doesnt have a camera, doesnt even have MSM capabilites. its a pile of poo!
  150. Profile photo of elderban
    elderban Male 30-39
    390 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 9:54 am
    It`s an oversized iPod Touch. NO multitasking, NO webcam, NO phone, NO usable storage space, NO USB ports, NO microphone, NO desktop OS, NO handwriting recognition, AND inferior hardware. On top of that, you`re required to use AT&T`s already overloaded network if you want 3G. NO thanks.
  151. Profile photo of Itsumo
    Itsumo Female 18-29
    295 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 10:27 am
    so wtf is it? a computer? a phone? WTHELL?!?!
  152. Profile photo of moefreak
    moefreak Female 18-29
    1963 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 10:42 am
    It`s all the functionality of a smartphone (excluding phone calls, of course), without the convenience of being able to fit it in your pocket! It`s all our dreams realized!
  153. Profile photo of moefreak
    moefreak Female 18-29
    1963 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 10:45 am
    Also, iPad is the stupidest name ever. Period.
  154. Profile photo of Hansbo
    Hansbo Male 18-29
    901 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 10:55 am
    There`s nothing that makes people more angry than a new Apple product.

    Honestly, if you`re not impressed, just don`t buy it. The internet doesn`t care about your irrational hatred of everything Apple.

    As for the iPad, I like the concept, but I would have preffered to see it with a real OS. If I hadn`t had a laptop, I would probably use it for surfing in bed/doing work at school. It`s pretty hot.

  155. Profile photo of moefreak
    moefreak Female 18-29
    1963 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 11:18 am
    Hansbo, trust me, this is not irrational hatred. Although I personally don`t much like apple products, I would be as unimpressed with this product no matter who made it.
    And of course the internet cares. Why would you say such a thing.
  156. Profile photo of seedofdevil
    seedofdevil Male 13-17
    75 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 11:54 am
    wat was with the crzy eyes on the guy who said
    "you just ...do!"
    0.o
  157. Profile photo of Nidonemo
    Nidonemo Male 18-29
    9308 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 12:04 pm
    ...wonder if I could get them to send me a review copy...
  158. Profile photo of squishifishi
    squishifishi Female 13-17
    34 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 12:52 pm
    it looks awesome but i really dont get the point...
  159. Profile photo of pui
    pui Female 18-29
    3574 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 1:45 pm
    Nobody cares about your overenthusiastic love of Apple products either. Geez, why is anyone bothering to comment at all? Wait a second... isn`t this place called "I am Bored"? Huh.
  160. Profile photo of duffytoler
    duffytoler Male 40-49
    5195 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 2:39 pm
    Like a big iPhone. Without the phone. Or the eye.
  161. Profile photo of SamVimes
    SamVimes Male 30-39
    619 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 2:51 pm
    After seeing this picture, does anyone else think that Steve Jobs is really tiny, and he`s just holding a regular iPhone?

  162. Profile photo of thefireguy22
    thefireguy22 Male 18-29
    419 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 2:58 pm
    i dont really want or need one... ipod touch is good enough for me. looks pretty cool though cant wait to try one out
  163. Profile photo of Vindictive
    Vindictive Female 18-29
    1077 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 3:15 pm
    the music in the background is a synthetic version of `in between days` by the cure. i had to point this out because it`s my favorite song of all time. and i`m a little pissed they turned it into this cell-phone ringtone type thing for an apple endorsement.
  164. Profile photo of MykeUK
    MykeUK Male 18-29
    364 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 3:48 pm
    Wayhey, Apple release yet another overpriced fashion accessory. I love how he claimed that netbooks were slow and had low quality display when the Samsung NC10 has a faster processor and an almost identical resolution to the iPad.
  165. Profile photo of Genocyde
    Genocyde Male 30-39
    712 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 4:52 pm
    I have a few things to say on this as a former iPhone user. First, if you have an iPod Touch, you`re fine. I haven`t found an MP3 player that will stack up yet so we have that. The iPhone probably would have been a decent phone if AT&T had shored up their network before putting that data hog on it. Now, this thing...come on.

    Seriously, I`m wondering just how many people are actually going to spend about $130 per month just to put that thing online. It looks nice and looks like it will work with current apps but I don`t think anyone but early adopters are going to go for it.

  166. Profile photo of shaboinkin
    shaboinkin Male 18-29
    456 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 8:47 pm
    no flash player
    Not worth it
  167. Profile photo of Tonyjet
    Tonyjet Male 18-29
    3298 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 10:28 pm
    no flash player
    Not worth it"

    very true

  168. Profile photo of lightingbug
    lightingbug Male 30-39
    181 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 11:13 pm
    Vindictive - wrong - not synthetic - it`s a loop of Ben Folds` cover of In Between Days, which is actually a great version. If you haven`t heard Ben Folds lately, give him another chance, cause he rules.
  169. Profile photo of SuperSmash
    SuperSmash Male 18-29
    3758 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 11:45 pm
    "Also, iPad is the stupidest name ever. Period."

    moefreak, that`s awesome.

  170. Profile photo of Fatninja01
    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25420 posts
    January 29, 2010 at 2:29 pm
    Already seen it! :)
  171. Profile photo of princess0764
    princess0764 Female 13-17
    175 posts
    January 29, 2010 at 4:22 pm
    its an ipod touch + "ibooks". just add friggin ibooks to the itouch and make accessories.... O-MY-DRATING-GOD-ITS-A-DRATING-APPLE-TABLET!!!!!!!
  172. Profile photo of thundermonk
    thundermonk Male 18-29
    126 posts
    January 31, 2010 at 7:56 am
    i think the existence of it just promotes good research.
  173. Profile photo of conky
    conky Male 30-39
    24 posts
    February 1, 2010 at 6:58 pm
    iPad?

    Feminine hygiene?

    APPLE-FORMED FOR YOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU

  174. Profile photo of unbanned
    unbanned Male 13-17
    999 posts
    February 1, 2010 at 9:10 pm
    iperiod!

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