Here comes Linux's iPad clones
Mar 12, 2010, 21:02 (0 Talkback[s])
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"You can pre-order an Apple iPad starting today, March
12th, but seriously, do you really want to? I mean, I get why you'd
want an iPad. I'd like one too. But, when I consider that there are
soon going to be literally dozens of cheaper, Linux-powered iPad
devices on the market, I find it a lot easier to resist putting
$499 on my credit card.
"I tell a lie though. The Apple iPad isn't really $499. Just
adding a power-cord to the iPad will cost you $29.00 No, I'm not
making that up. Really Apple, you couldn't throw in a power cord?
Shame on you.
"On top of that, Apple will be including DRM (digital rights
management) on eBooks and other iPad content."
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