Some call it a big iPhone that doesn't make phonecalls, while others point out that it may not be a hot sell for women, for intimate hygiene reasons. The very last video in the playlist below explains this best.
Steve Jobs calls it most important thing I’ve ever done.
They’re probably both right
At least, I hope so. The Tablet was Bill Gates “pet concept” but it never took off because of high prices. Steve Jobs has clearly learned from Bill’s mistake – and has more control over his creations as well, for better or for worse (but usually for better).
Personally, I wish I did not have to jailbreak my iPhone just because it was the easiest way to make it work with a portable Bluetooth keyboard. I also wish there would be more WiFi devices so that we can do away completely with good ole BT.. Now it makes sense: if you could attach a BT keyboard to an iPhone, you wouldn't be a waiting customer for the iPad.
Yet there’s another weird standard feature overlooked even on the iPad – it’s missing an SD slot or even USB connector. Sure, Apple will happily sell you adapters, but c’mon!!!
Adobe responded to criticism of insufficient Flash support with a blogpost detailing a workaround for developers - so that all flash applications could run full screen.
OTOH, a US $499 price point is not bad at all..
I wasn’t the only one impressed, so were investors; right after Steve announced the low entry price-point, the stock spiked: