Big Mac Dissapointment
I hurriedly clicked with visions of an IPad dressed as a McDonalds Big Mac, such a disappointment ensued a few seconds later! Off to get something to eat, I'm starving.
A Japanese fanboi has come up with one of the most artful marriages of old and new kit that we've seen in quite some time. Every überstylish Apple offering spawns an ecosystem of überstylish accessories, and the iPad is no exception. Cases, for example. We admire Apple's convertible model, but the fine leather eyecatchers from …
Makes me think back to the early 90s when I got my first Mac, a second or third hand SE, with a massive 20Mb hard disk, 2Mb memory and a black and white 320x240 screen resolution! Today's cash points probably have better screens than that old thing did! Still, in the three years I had it, it was on pretty much 24 hours a day and I did really cool stuff with Hypercard. Happy days!
You wouldn't design a modern computer to look like a Mac Classic. The tech has changed. But it is a classic piece of design. How many IBM compatible beige boxes from that era are as memorable?
People are going to be arguing about the iPad for a long while. I'm just slightly awestruck at how well the combination looks. Just add a Bluetooth keyboard, I gather.
If Steve Jobs wants to sell something like this as a purpose made iPad dock, I don't think it would just be the money.
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