VIDEO: A Comparison of the iPad and the original 1984 Mac Computer

Apr 10, 2010 · 1985 views

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Video blogger Matts Macintosh makes an interesting comparison between the brand spanking new iPad and Apple’s original dream, the 1984 Macintosh Computer which failed to catch on as a mainstream platform and seemed overly complex […]


  1. Blueboi says:

    I can really see a small simplified information/media device infiltrating every home (if correctly priced).
    I wonder how the laptop market would suffer if tablets really kick off.

  2. matt cameron says:

    interesting parallel, though i think he probably could have come up with more. either way, i think there is a point for consumers when it comes to new technology where they decide to stop going along for the what’s-the-next-thing ride. i’m tempted to say this would be the point, but perhaps that’s because i can’t see any personal value in the ipad for me. it’ll be interesting to see what happens, how sales are, how laptop sales change (or don’t), and how other manufacturers react. i would really like to see the merry-go-round stop. i guess i’m getting old!!

  3. Andy says:

    Well, better don’t spend money you don’t have, to buy the things you don’t need, to impress people you don’t like!

  4. MikeyS says:

    No wonder Fausto wants one so bad…
    FoF FTW!!

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