With all the rumors around the device and the vast number of different sources of those rumors, it seems like Apple really is going to release the fabled tablet early next year. But will it be all that great? There is precedence of super-hyped Apple products failing spectacularly. In this context, the best example would the Newton Message Pad.
There were many reasons behind it failing and they were there because the concept was way ahead of the available and affordable consumer technology at that time.
So now that we are on the brink of another tablet from the company, I would like to tone down all our expectations a little and give you a dose of practicality in this post.
Of course, knowing Apple and dear Stevie, each of these reasons has already caused a total reset. So hopefully, we will see another masterpiece from Apple early next year. And if it fails, you read about it at gHacks!Advertisement
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