Friday, 25 February 2011

Ipads and Macbooks - an anecdote

I was in a sales presentation this morning. Nothing unusual in that, with the usual clutch of eager beavers toting iPads as tokens of their status (I stuck to an old apple leather folder and paper - interestingly not one of the eager beavers used their iPad to take notes).

What was interesting was that a couple of people said that they'd tried iPads, found limitations - like using email on a glass keypad and not having a standard (read Microsoft Office) wordprocessor and presentation tool available, and had changed to a Macbook Air as what they really liked about the iPad was the weight and the screen size, and the Air was near as dammit the same. And the near instant on was a definite plus ...

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