Why You'll Use a Tablet. Yes YOU!
Feb 05, 2010, 20:02 (4 Talkback[s])
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"I know, I know. You've checked out the Apple iPad, and you're
not impressed. You think it's a limited, pointless, overpriced
unpocketable iPod for gullible trend whores drunk on Cupertino
"You despise its closed, proprietary platform, lack of built-in
keyboard, missing camera, unremovable battery, no Flash support and
monthly fee for AT&T 3G access.
"Besides, the sudden tablet craze is just an overhyped fad,
"It's easy to predict that tablets will be huge sellers. After
all, even skeptics can believe that other people will get caught up
in a marketing-driven trend. But I'm going to make an even bolder
prediction. I'm going to predict that you, personally, will be
using a tablet within 18 months."