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    News - Apple iPad: UK pricing leaked by online retailer?

    Play.com suggests Apple's iPad will reach UK retail priced from £499.
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    Re: News - Apple iPad: UK pricing leaked by online retailer?

    HAHAHHAHAHA.... No.

    Seriously, I can get a real computer for that, with enough beer money left over to get stupidly drunk.

    Apple has lost the plot.
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    Re: News - Apple iPad: UK pricing leaked by online retailer?

    Ooo, thanks for the mention
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    Re: News - Apple iPad: UK pricing leaked by online retailer?

    Sounds about what I expected.... far more than a seriously more powerful laptop....

    I wish I had apples ability to put **** in a box and have retarded people want to give me stupid amounts of cash for said **** in box.

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    Re: News - Apple iPad: UK pricing leaked by online retailer?

    Quote Originally Posted by aidanjt View Post
    HAHAHHAHAHA.... No.

    Seriously, I can get a real computer for that, with enough beer money left over to get stupidly drunk.

    Apple has lost the plot.
    It will still massively outsell the Aspire Revo which is £130.....
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    Re: News - Apple iPad: UK pricing leaked by online retailer?

    Damn, Apple need to get themselves Dick Turpin costumes if they are going to sell at those prices!!
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    Re: News - Apple iPad: UK pricing leaked by online retailer?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheAnimus View Post
    It will still massively outsell the Aspire Revo which is £130.....
    It probably will, thus fuelling my cynicism and lack of faith in humanity.
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    Re: News - Apple iPad: UK pricing leaked by online retailer?

    I actually wanted one today, not anymore....

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    Re: News - Apple iPad: UK pricing leaked by online retailer?

    Quote Originally Posted by aidanjt View Post
    HAHAHHAHAHA.... No.
    This ^^^

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    Re: News - Apple iPad: UK pricing leaked by online retailer?

    Is it really "eagerly anticipated" by anyone other than Mac fans (and only some of that at any rate)?
    I just can't see it being useful for really anything. It just doesn't look like it will do anything particularly well.

    I'm looking to upgrade my first gen EEE PC later this year and nothing compels me with the iPad. The eInk Adam looks far more versatile (though I wish Google would release a touch friendly version of Chrome OS for devices like this) or that hybrid Lenovo that can be a netbook & tablet with different OSs & processors for each.

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    Re: News - Apple iPad: UK pricing leaked by online retailer?

    Not really a surprise. Apple are well known for raping their customers at every opportunity. Anything involving an exchange of currency is just another excuse for adding a bit on

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    Re: News - Apple iPad: UK pricing leaked by online retailer?

    £700... for a super-sized phone-less iPhone? Jesus wept.

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    Re: News - Apple iPad: UK pricing leaked by online retailer?

    Quote Originally Posted by bandsaw View Post
    £700... for a super-sized phone-less iPhone? Jesus wept.
    Not a huge suprise considering how much they charge for some of their other products.

    But people are paying, which justifies the price point.

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    Re: News - Apple iPad: UK pricing leaked by online retailer?

    Quote Originally Posted by mikemikemi View Post
    But people are paying, which justifies the price point.
    The Iraqi government spent millions of dollars on bomb detectors which didn't detect bombs. That didn't make it any less of a scam.
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    Re: News - Apple iPad: UK pricing leaked by online retailer?

    Quote Originally Posted by aidanjt View Post
    The Iraqi government spent millions of dollars on bomb detectors which didn't detect bombs. That didn't make it any less of a scam.
    No I don't argue that point, but the detector sellers made money and that is my point. Ultimately Apple is a business and all they want to do is make a much money as possible.

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    Re: News - Apple iPad: UK pricing leaked by online retailer?

    I would love to see, at the £499 price point, a PC in that form factor with multi-touch, Win 7, 4GB RAM+, 40GB+ SDD, a CULV CPU, not Atom ... and I would purchase that just for Bryce and Paint.NET. (I'm sure others would for Photoshop...)
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