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

Lord Groundhog LordGroundhog at gmail.com
Fri Mar 19 17:30:45 EDT 2010

~~~ On 2010/03/19 19:59, Goodwin, Greg P. at GoodwinG at aafes.com wrote ~~~

> Exactly.  Even the name, "iPad", implies the metaphor of a pad of
> paper; and what good is a pad of paper without a PEN?
> -Jim
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> Good point.
> But I think we are looking at this wrong.  It is not a Pad, as in writing
> pad...
> ... more like a maxi-pad.   A really large one.

Ah.   You mean like this?




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