Amazon France may have leaked the release date for Apple's next iteration of its überpopular fondleslab, the iPad. The wonderfully named and self-proclaimed "Savior of Apple Blogging" AppleBitch.com noted on Tuesday that the Gallic online books-and-everything-else etailer has two iPad 3 books in its catalog: Ipad 3 pour les nuls …
A faster processor, you say. Well, that's a shocker.
...ah, the memories.
> A faster processor, you say. Well, that's a shocker.
I remember when I anxiously awaitied the new models of PC and microprocessor anticipating a signficant and useful speed improvement.
...about 10+ years ago. I think ARM might be creeping up on that level of performance finally [snicker].
Seeing as Apple are so secretive, it must have been a big coup for the 'for Dummies' guys to get such priveliged inside information. Or else they're just guessing like the rest of you.
Indeed. Amazon also had listings for other Apple stuff before it was released, but the books didn't actually become available until a while after the actual things were out. I think that the publishers just do it as a place-holder (plus probably 80-99% of the book will just be exactly the same as the iPad 2 one so is already written anyway!)
Amazon probably had Steve Jobs' biography on pre-order since about 2007.
Amazon listing stuff
I remember when Amazon UK listed Elite 4, and a decade later I'm still waiting for it... Knew I shouldn't have gone for the free postage option.
Rumeurs pour les nuls?
Apple for Dummies?
Well, that's what the Apple loving sheep certainly are...
I can't see this book being much use anyway. What's so difficult about finger to icon, icon opens magical app, use app?
I'd rather see a book called "French are dummies and loving spitting dummies".
Auf die Schnelle
Would translate more as a "Quick Start" guide
More literal translation: "On the Quick"
More literal, maybe, but that translation lacks context. ;-)
I'd just like to thank El Reg...
...for the picture of the Frenchman that accompanies this story on the homepage. The picture provides much needed context to this complex technical story
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