How does iPad stack up to competition?

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by Juraviel, Mar 11, 2010.

  1. Finnedog

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    I crash my Nano every few months. Some times if it's slow to react I forget to wait for it to respond and punch in the command again. It crashes.

    For those of using a Windows machine how many have gone "months " without crashing or freezing?

    Some people may be able to get by without a desk top or lap top but not me, but I am hoping the iPad will do 75% of what I use a computer for.
     
  2. iVan

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    Yes you're right.

    I have an XP that crashes when I plugin my Nano and it starts iTunes... :shrug:
     
  3. galloschramme

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    two main reasons:

    whether a product is good or bad, that depends on you
    - if it can do everything you want it to do, then it's a great device
    - if you want a device with webcam, flash support, usb-ports, … then the iPad is a bad product (and most people want these features)

    there's an other reason why you read so many criticism:
    the development of the iPad started long ago, and from then, there were rumors, lots of rumors… and finally, when the iPad is announced, it does not seem to correspond with the rumors, result: everybody has to tell the world how dissapointed they are about the iPad

    i think these are the two main reasons for your question
     
  4. Finnedog

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    galloschramme,

    Not necessarily a "bad" product just one person may need their machine to do something the iPad can't do.
     
  5. Dwight

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    The naysayer will always be here. In fact, I think that without them Apple products would be mediocre. With that said, remember when the iphone arrived the naysayer said that "without a video cam, the device will fail". Did the iphone fail? The think the main question is not what the ipad can do, the question is how is the ipad going to impact digital publishing and digital media. The hardware is going to meet Apple's standards, however the distribution of content and services is going to be the key to its success. Remember that itunes saved the music industry. Not with quantity but with ease of use. I like to quote a neighbor of mine who said that "if the service is good, I do not mind paying a little extra". Is Flash going to be around forever? I would much rather have more storage space than be worried about whether Flash is going to work or not. I like Apple products. There are better systems and devices, however this one that Apple maintains works for me, because of it's ease of use. My main objective with this ipad is to read, play music, store my photos, and email short notes to my buds, watch movies, and on occasion create something.
     
  6. IpadOne

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    Ipad is not made for haters

    Lee so you don't need to buy an iPad, nobody force you to buy one ...
    I have Iphone 3Gs , and my wife have a 3 G and both of us will buy an iPad, for personal and professional use ... and we know we will be satisfied but some people like you even god cannot made the satisfied
     
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    Ipad will be used by God

    Dwight, you forgot to talk about the Ipod, this device kick strongly the digital music market, yet it become a popular word and even all big brand have try to took his place yet is the world leader ... i beleive even the Talibans have Ipod ....

    i also remember how they talk badly about the Iphone, even some friend but 2 years after they have one, and one of them have also move from PC to Apple and he always repeat this is the machine i am waiting for long , workable easy to use, and never give me trouble ...

    of course Apple have some restriction, but the key point is they think first about the user experience and they do it well based on their position in the market
     
  8. galloschramme

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    but for that person it's not a good product :)
     
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    Lee so you don't need to buy an iPad, nobody force you to buy one ...
    I have Iphone 3Gs , and my wife have a 3 G and both of us will buy an iPad, for personal and professional use ... and we know we will be satisfied but some people like you even god cannot made the satisfied[/QUOTE]

    I cut my post down so perhaps you can understand better. I think the most all of the iPad criticisms are valid. There's no reason to shy away from them or defend the iPad like some mindless fanboy folks accuse us to be.

    HOWEVER, what the iPad has done right is more important -- to me -- than the things others criticize it for.

    It's like when the iPhone didn't have "copy/paste". Folks criticized the lack of it. I agreed - it should have had copy and paste. That didn't mean I couldn't use my iphone. Eventually Apple got around to adding that feature. But only an idiot would have defended the iphone's lack of copy and paste as a good thing.

    Lee

    ps: I put my preorder in this morning.
     
  10. IpadOne

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    Ipad is coming out today

    Yeah solly solly excuse my Singlish :D ,

    We got Iphone Gen1 factory unlock nearly one month after he come out in US ... and i test it one week i don't be satisfied until the 3G in 2.1, i also admit some small details are embarrassing but i don't think this is a valid reason for see many article criticizing the Ipad .... but haters are everywhere
     

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