[NTLK] OT: iPad vs. MS Courier: Sound Off

Forrest Buffenmyer anasazi4st at me.com
Wed Apr 7 17:30:45 EDT 2010

>So we can't write on it like we could our Newtons. So it doesn't have the
>genius (it can read my handwriting) level HWR that my 2100 has. But for no
>$$ at all I can add the free Dragon app and dictate to the iPad - just like
>I do on my iPhone. Slick. And I can do that with the iPad lying on the
>table! Look ma! No Hands!!


>I saw this a mile away. The reason an "pad" device will never work is
>because of weight. Even a plain plastic clip board is annoying without
>a desk or surface to support it. Similarly it is why devices the size of>
a cell phone will continue to dominate.

Okay...so I must confess--I don't get it.

Where was it written down that it HAS to be one or the other? iPad OR Newton?

hy can't BOTH coexist, as each addresses different needs....?

I must have missed something, somewhere.


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