March 9, 2011 · 10:34 am
Apple iPad: 9.56″ x 7.47″ x 0.5″ – 24 oz
Apple iPad 2: 9.5″ x 7.31″ x 0.34″ – 21.28 oz [WiFi; official]
3/8ths of an inch is .375 inches. iPad 2 comes in thinner: .34. So, do I win at least that part of it?
iPad 2: Placing My Bet Now
March 9, 2011 · 10:20 am
Apple’s 30% vig greed grab still upsets me. I still can’t understand why Apple — and Steve Jobs — can’t see how blatantly unfair it is and how it will hurt Apple.
It’s particularly puzzling given the words that have come out of Steve Jobs’ own mouth. At one time, he knew better and stated so.
The 30% vig greed grab will lead to the exclusion of eBook services that people have come to depend on and which they chose well before the iPhone itself even existed. What Apple and Jobs are practicing here is a zero sum game.
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