[NTLK] Who here thinks the iPad is a worthy replacement for the Newton?

Lord Groundhog LordGroundhog at gmail.com
Fri Mar 19 17:25:40 EDT 2010

~~~ On 2010/03/19 19:15, Matej Horvat at redjazz_slo at yahoo.com wrote ~~~

>> It's all about speech for me on these tablets. If I have to input lots
>> of text privately, I will pick up the laptop instead.
> And I thought the main point of a tablet was to, you know, write.

Silly!  *This* tablet is meant to sedate us so that we don't notice we still
aren't being given a full-on update of the Newton.  You know, as in "just
keep taking the tablets".


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