No, I don't have an Apple iPad -- so watching CNET's Natali Del Conte dextrously unwrap that device felt strangely voyeuristic. Not that fresh tech is pornographically exciting or anything, but it does kind of give you a thrill seeing it, doesn't it? Just me? OK, then.
I don't even want an iPad, or ... at least, I didn't.
One of the Macmillan titles pulled from Amazon.com
Right on the heels of Steve Jobs promising to change the way geeks read forever and ever, the first skirmish in the e-book wars hit the blogosphere this weekend when Amazon yanked the “Buy” buttons for all books published by Macmillan
as a hardball negotiating tactic against the company's plan to raise
prices on electronic editions.
Steve Jobs finally unveiled his latest brainchild, the much-anticipated
iPad, at an Apple event in San Francisco just this morning. The
technophile rumor mill has been grinding away at top speed over the
past few months, as those both in the know, and not so much, have
traded speculations over just what Apple's tablet might have to offer.
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