Peter Kafka

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Okay, Okay, You Can Get a (Slightly) Cheaper iPad

Because some of you will care: Apple is cutting the price on its iPad line, just a bit. For its Black Friday promotion, the company is knocking $41 off each of its tablet computers. Which means the entry-level 16GB model is now $458, and its most expensive device, the 64GB version with Wi-Fi, is now $788. Have at it.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus