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    Default Woz Wasn't Wowed by Apple's New iPad Air


    Always candid and never pulling punches, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is at it again.

    According to a string of new reports, Woz simply wasn't wowed by Apple's announcement Tuesday. In particular, the iPad Air didn't make the "other Steve" get up and cheer.

    "I am constantly following the gadget world but I was on a plane and missed all of the keynote. When I finally took a look at the devices, the iPads didn't hit my needs," Woz said in a new interview.

    So what was missing that would have otherwise excited Woz? Lots and lots of storage.

    "I don't have broadband at home, and you can't get great broadband connections in hotels, so I carry all my personal media in the iPad. So I was hoping Apple has a 256GB iPad [...] so I could put every episode of Big Bang Theory on my iPad. So I emailed my wife and said 'Nope, I don't want one of those'"

    A statement of "I don't want one of those" from the co-founder of Apple is probably not something the company wants to hear today. But nothing can be done about a man who loves to speak his mind whenever invited to do so.

    Source: Business Insider

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    Every new apple product that comes out. He doesn't like.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Essany View Post
    "I was hoping Apple has a 256GB iPad [...] so I could put every episode of Big Bang Theory on my iPad."
    Wow, I hope the sarcasm there was about more than needing to carry around every single episode of a television series.

    I'm also pretty sure he wasn't serious about not having a broadband connection at home.
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    haha..he was being funny! At the same time, I have not been wowed in some time either. The day they put OS X on the iPad is the day the world changes again..just like it did in 2007. Until then, the incremental stuff won't cut it. The grumblings will continue until we get that BIG BANG>><<

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    Its true its nothing special the new ipad is a joke really

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zokunei View Post
    I'm also pretty sure he wasn't serious about not having a broadband connection at home.
    Especially when you consider LTE wireless is getting upwards of 20 Mbps, when you get the service coverage. I have no idea where he lives...

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    Nobody was wowed by these new iPads lmao. Who cares

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    Maybe somebody should tell him about isho.ws/.

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    Feel like Woz dislikes Tim Cook lol, although I agree that the iPad Air isn't anything we weren't expecting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mlee19841 View Post
    Every new apple product that comes out. He doesn't like.
    He's Android fan. has been since he used his first Nexus devices. He uses a Nexus 7" right now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jOnGarrett View Post
    He's Android fan. has been since he used his first Nexus devices. He uses a Nexus 7" right now.
    What's a nexus 7? (sarcasm)

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    Coming from the man who created the product that brought the PC revolution but if he had his way would have never seen the light of day.

    Why is this apple news again? Are we still in the 1980's where woz is relevant?

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    Pity the ipad does not support micro sd cards...

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    An iwatch will have everyone wow'ed. I found Apple have finally done something decent this year with the two iPhones and upgrading all their tablet ranges tbh. Don't know what else they can possibly do besides larger storage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mc-Lovin_341 View Post
    An iwatch will have everyone wow'ed. I found Apple have finally done something decent this year with the two iPhones and upgrading all their tablet ranges tbh. Don't know what else they can possibly do besides larger storage.
    I don't think any kind of smartwatch could ever wow me, unless it brings some completely new kind of technology to the table. The iPhone 5c is nothing more than Apple saying they can't afford the aluminum to make the iPhone 5 for $100 less this year.

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    Give me an iContactsLense Phone...then I will be wowed

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    Apple's not big on storage. They want you to rely on their cloud and iTunes.

    Case in point: The ridiculous amount of computing power in the new black, tubular Mac "workstations" that come with two (TWO!) graphics cards, 16gb of RAM, and a teeny, tiny 256gb SSD.

    That gave me a good laugh.

    Quote Originally Posted by cpotoso View Post
    Pity the ipad does not support micro sd cards...
    Function over form? That's not Apple's way.

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    I don't think he's ever been impressed by one of their products. He's jaded, thus biased.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr_X View Post
    Its true its nothing special the new ipad is a joke really
    Yeah, Apple is laughing all the way to the bank.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zokunei View Post
    I don't think any kind of smartwatch could ever wow me, unless it brings some completely new kind of technology to the table. The iPhone 5c is nothing more than Apple saying they can't afford the aluminum to make the iPhone 5 for $100 less this year.
    +1, although that Nike Fuelband/iOS 7 Concept was cool!

    http://dribbble.s3.amazonaws.com/use...all_iwatch.gif
    Last edited by thazsar; 10-24-2013 at 03:55 PM.

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