11 posts • joined Monday 13th September 2010 09:53 GMT
Not now, but the future for the majority
When Google services offer offline modes, and the price comes down (I think the magic sweet spot for me would be £169), I'm certain this would all parents / grandparents would ever need. We need bash prompts, IDEs and compilers, high-powered native gaming, and other CPU intensive applications. We are not the target audience.
For the target audience, with the exception of needing a new printer (and pending the inevitable changes around HTML5 and pricing), I really can't understand the weaknesses. Hell, even I'd get one for browsing in the living room (I'm not a tablet fan). Give it 12 months, and lets see what happens.
Obviously a small fledgling startup like Facebook...
can't afford translators?
Post Office broadband
Don't bother. Seriously. When I tell them my phone number, they say they've got a different one on file for me - even though they supply my landline too. It's beyond me how they can bill me, yet don't have that number on file...