The whole "it's a giant iPod Touch" thing....

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    So, humor me for a second, but I don't get how that whole line of argument is a negative slur. It's like being told, "Crikey! You look just like Angelina Jolie only much prettier!" as the person making the declaration sniggers childishly behind an upheld hand while pointing rudely at the accused with the other hand.

    I mean, seriously, how is that derisive? I just don't get it. The logic doesn't parse.

    'Splain me, Lucy! :confused:
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    A "giant iPod" is a worthy accolade in my book.
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    Totally.
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    I'd rather have a giant iPod than a small iPod, any day! Better for my old eyes!

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    I was thinking the same thing lol our poor old eyes need the big screen

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    Fanboys only say it to get a rise out of us! You have to get a supply of put downs ready.

    I'm sure you guys can come up with a few!

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    I think most of us "big iPod touch" owners take it as a compliment.

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    This is a question that needed to be asked.
    Last edited: Jun 4, 2011
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    Well if a hater does ask the stupid question, just say "I like the iPod Touch, so I definitely love a bigger version". ;) Or, use the Angelina Jolie expression. Or take it further if the asker loves Android: "You like the Samsung Galaxy S, and you like the Galaxy Tab. How is that different from iPod Touches and iPads?" Haha, see their reaction.
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    Not sure about the comparisons.

    My iiPad can display pictures, play music, and connect to the net with WiFi. I can install games and other applications, play video, use headphones, spend cash on cool cases, use a stylus, and it is thin; made of metal and glass. And it fits into my briefcase.

    Lets see any old iPod do that!

    No wait . . . my God, not only do I own a giant iPod, but I also own a tiny iPad.

    Bob
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    lol!
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    When I got my iPod touch I used wish it was larger because I hated typing emails on it. Then came the iPad. Wish granted.
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    It's an ignorant comment. No logic involved.
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    In 2000 Bill Gates announced the Tablet and thought it would replace the laptop. Apple was listening and was designing one a well functioning on screen keyboard. Then it ended up so good that Steve Jobs decided that they should make the iPhone. So the iPad was kept in the shelf until 2009/2010. This is what Steve Jobs stated in a interview.

    EDIT: so in other words, the iPad isn't the iPod Giga, the iPod Touch is a iPad Nano.

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    I actually have been using my ipad more than my macbook recently... I feel like I've almost abandoned it, poor thing! ;o; However, that may just be me in the new-toy phase.
    I find it far easier to write notes and draw on an iPad than on its smaller relatives.
    The bigness is useful!!!
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    I have had this said to me many times, my response after a while now goes along the lines of "I got tired of burning my excessive cash, so I though I would just buy bigger toys"...shuts them up pretty quick.

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    Next logical step would be the iTable! iPod/iPhone size is perfect on the go, iPad size is perfect for personal computing around the house or at the coffee shop, and the iTable, a giant 27 inches iPad would be perfect for gathering the family and friends in the living room or the kitchen...

    The first reaction we all had was "Why bigger?". It's not only bigger, it's more functional! Browsing the web, reading stuff, even playing games is more attractive on an iPad display than the small size iPod/iPhone display.

    The only looser since I got my iPad is not my iPhone, but my PC... Why should I wait for booting time, stuck at the desk, to enjoy my virtual life and friends ;)

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    You should patent the iTable idea or I will...excellent.

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    I have one. It doubles as a work table. I can access maps without relying upon 3G or WiFi; my entire library of books is at hand, I can play my entire library of LPs and 8-Tracks, and I can write and send letters all from my iTable. You youngsters call it email, I think. Bah Humbug.

    It is big enough to seat ten people and if someone spills the turtle soup during lunch, I can clean it.

    And I do not worry about battery life or screen brightness (I simply turn up the oil lamp) or monthly bills, just a new coat of varnish every decade. I can also run Mac, Windows, SunOS, and NeXTStep, too.

    I will sue, if Apple tries to steal my idea, Dag Nabbit.
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    Excellent. You clearly are the iTable king.

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