John Paczkowski

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So That iPad Tablet Design Was Just Obvious, Eh?

Consumers don’t want tablets, they want iPads.

We put forth that theory earlier this summer, noting that anyone who hopes to compete in the tablet market must do so by peddling products similar to iPad. What we neglected to mention, though, was that the industry clearly knows this. To wit, this handy illustrative graphic whipped up by SockRolid at MacRumors that shows what tablets looked like before and after the debut of the iPad.

[Image credit: MacRumors via Daring Fireball]


Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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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