Blog Focus on Apple Tablet Rumors
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One market analyst theorizes aloud that Apple will drop a new product and we all drop everything to make room for this new reality. We're totally not falling for that this time. We know that Apple will release their products when they release their products, so there's no point in getting exercised ab...
OMG NEW TABLET INFO! WOO! Here! Read! It's happening! WOO!
(We're so ashamed. Next time.)
• AppleInsider —Neil Hughes gives us the basics: Yair Reiner of Oppenheimer tells investors that Apple plans to put out its long-awaited Tablet in mass quantities in March or April, perhaps implying a February launch. Also, ebooks for education and mass market publications seem to be a key focus for the Tablet, with an App Store-style content output that will easily outstrip the offer that Amazon makes to content holders.
• All Things Digital (from CNET) —John Paczkowski adds that the publisher split looks to favor said publishers instead of the usual 50/50 split Amazon offers for Kindle content (assuming the publisher wants to ever sell anywhere else).
• 9 to 5 Mac —And could Apple be bringing back the Think Different campaign for the Tablet (and other products)? Seth Weintraub thinks it's possible and has evidence to prove it. Think Different... Again!
• TechCrunch —Perhaps this mythical Tablet will help us increase the amount of raw data we can consume each day. At the moment, Americans are downing a mere 34 gigabytes a day, according to a study. And there's no truth that 15 GB of that data each day goes towards Apple rumors. Way too low.