Iti mai aduci aminte de scaunul de pe scena Conferintei de prezentare a iPad 2? John Gruber are dreptate cind spune ca toate conferintele Apple din ulima vreme sunt pregatite in amanunt. Cind ai vazut o tableta sau orice alt produs mobil prezentat cu atita grija de alte companii?
But there are other things any competitor could copy, easily, but they seemingly don’t even understand that they should, because such things aren’t technical. Take that chair. The on-stage demos of the iPad aren’t conducted at a table or a lectern. They’re conducted sitting in an armchair. That conveys something about the feel of the iPad before its screen is even turned on. Comfortable, emotional, simple, elegant. How it feels is the entirety of the iPad’s appeal.
It’s a shame, almost, that we squandered the term “personal computer” 30 years ago.