your prediction: iPad, success or failure?

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will the iPad succeed?

yes: it's what people want
11
16%
yes: the RDF is stronger than its shortcomings
14
20%
no: i can better netbooks for a lower price
13
19%
no: does this thing even have a niche? what's it trying to do?
17
25%
cheese!
14
20%
 
Total votes : 69

Re: your prediction: iPad, success or failure?

Postposted on Sat Mar 13, 2010 2:28 pm

Seems as though they are charging for a dead battery replacement for the iPad. I have a feeling that this charge is during the warranty period.
http://www.engadget.com/2010/03/13/dead ... sends-ano/
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Re: your prediction: iPad, success or failure?

Postposted on Sat Mar 13, 2010 2:48 pm

Jive wrote:Seems as though they are charging for a dead battery replacement for the iPad. I have a feeling that this charge is during the warranty period.
http://www.engadget.com/2010/03/13/dead ... sends-ano/

If it is, it'll be the only Apple product that doesn't cover the battery for (at least) 300 charge cycles. I'm pretty sure I saw that the iPad was covered for 1000, though.
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Re: your prediction: iPad, success or failure?

Postposted on Sat Mar 13, 2010 2:53 pm

It'll do fine. Won't be as popular as the ipod or iphone but they have wracked up a ton of good will by creating good products recently. People will forgive the shortcomings. If their next product release doesn't stun then I think people will begin to jump off of the Apple ship.
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