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01-25-2010, 10:52 AM #1
Apple Tablet Likely to Run iPhone Apps
Only forty-eight hours away from knowing all we could ever want to know about the new Apple tablet, and yet the speculations continue to swirl about the forthcoming tablet. We've all heard by now that the tablet will effectively serve as a gigantic iPhone. Further evidence to support this theory is presented today by the folks at Flurry, an analytics firm that is shedding light on the worst kept secret in the tech world.
Using Flurry Analytics, the company identified approximately 50 devices that match the characteristics of Apple's rumored tablet device. Because Flurry could reliably "place" these devices geographically on Apple's Cupertino campus, we have a fair level of confidence that we are observing a group of pre-release tablets in testing.
On these devices, Flurry observed approximately 200 different applications in use by testers. Studying category trends provides insight into the kind of user Apple is targeting and how it expects the device to be used.
Apple is presently gearing up for its January 27 mega event where "Come see our latest creation" is the headlining banner. Steve Jobs is likely going to be on hand to personally unveil the tablet.
Image via Flurry
01-25-2010, 10:58 AM #2
First, My Birthday is Jan 27 and this Tablet were born on the same day woo hoo!
01-25-2010, 11:23 AM #3
****. I was looking forward to get a tablet. Not a big iPhone
01-25-2010, 11:39 AM #4
Just another rumor. I doubt Apple is this stupid.
Also could be a hint that the new device isn't a tablet at all, but just the iPhone 4G.
Last edited by reanimationxp; 01-25-2010 at 11:39 AM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
01-25-2010, 11:43 AM #5
@mikerlx. Possibly the gayest comment to date. Can't believe you
still try and say first on this forum.
01-25-2010, 11:57 AM #6
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01-25-2010, 12:16 PM #8
When the police want to know where someone is, they ask apple.
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01-25-2010, 12:20 PM #9
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01-25-2010, 02:11 PM #11
I have the birthday of the iphone 29th of june
01-25-2010, 03:39 PM #12
well, we will all see in less than 48 hourskillall Terminal
01-25-2010, 04:34 PM #13
This will fail worse than the newton if it isn't a snow leopard based tablet. For a grand I'd rather buy a MacBook air. Or TWO iPhones.
01-25-2010, 04:44 PM #14
all i care about is iphone 4.0
and we thought 3.0 was huge when it came out
Please know we are praying Kyle (poetic_folly) and Robyn Matthews for your little one.
You too blkcadi
01-25-2010, 05:24 PM #15
Tablet, please don't be a giant iPhone...Asking for help is different from being stupid. Fanboys can rot in @#$%!
01-25-2010, 05:51 PM #16
The price an OS should tell us a lot about apple, if we get I giant iPhone for 600 that shows us that when we buy our macs we are paying for OSX