iPad 2

Discussion in 'Technology' started by Grim, Mar 4, 2011.

  1. We don't seem to have a thread for the 'new' iPad 2 so I thought I would start one. And what better way to start things off than with a Charlie Brooker rant..

    Must say on the whole I agree with him, just another waste of time for people with too much money.

    Edited it as I didn't realise you had enabled video tags.
  2. The iPad is just like Steve Jobs; getting thinner.

    I always will maintain the iPad is a useless device but clearly created a niche market for itself in "couch computing"..ungh i can't believe i said that.

    Jesse Schell talked about it at a conference I went to.

    I wasnt at that one though, I was at one a month before in the UK; same speech. But a very interesting point.
  3. I can see the appeal of one; for what my wife uses the laptop for it would be a big improvement. But I'm not keen in paying around £670 for the best specced version. Too much for what you get. Still, if I've got money to burn when it's released then I could be tempted.
  4. It's a cool gadget... for $199

    For $500 it is a worthless piece of shit.
  5. What tablets are out there now that compare with the top specced ipad 2?
  6. Motorola Xoom


    It has some improvements over the ipad 2, such as the cameras and upgradeable to LTE (free).
  7. Tablets are disgustingly expensive and useless. Who buys these things? Just get a smartphone.
  8. It's a fairly ignorant point. iPad is only useful on the couch? Why? Pretty sure it still works when you're at a meeting, travelling, or commuting. Why wouldn't the oversized Swiss Army Knife comparison apply to a laptop as well? Laptops don't fit in your pocket, therefore they must be awkward and useless as portable computers according to this guy's logic.

    At any rate, I think you guys should really just copy/paste the entire iPad thread from PVCF1 and call it a day.
  9. Does it have any apps?
  10. No, and it has no function buttons so you can't quick save. :(
  11. http://video.teamcoco.com/video/conan.jsp?oid=245467&eref=sharethisUrl

    Conan taking his shot muhahaha