I’m evidently in a minority about this but I do think the heart/like makes a million times more sense.
What did a fav mean? — A communication platform can’t have a major feature so vaguely defined that it actively encourages miscommunication.
And, yeah, Slack-like reaction smileys would be nice, but we’re talking about the company that couldn’t enable polls without shortening tweets, so.
Still wondering what fragile-looking “muscle wire” does that good old electromagnets couldn’t.
Wish there were an interactive demo, because it seems great.
I’d buy an iPhone 6s if you could 3D-touch a mistyped word in any text field to access a list of possible corrections.
Facebook can’t resist an opportunity to be creepy.
WTF. The slideshow on top of Apple’s homepage takes over my OS-level keyboard shortcuts (Cmd-Alt-arrows) for switching tabs in Safari.
I hope a good Microsoft Courier clone app for iPad Pro comes out soon so I can stop thinking about making it (I haven’t got the time).
Removes the “iPad or Surface?” question, leaves “iPad or not?”
My credit card was hoping the iPad Pro reviews would cast at least the slightest aspersions on the Pencil. Oh well.
Biggest iPad Pro marketing mistake was focusing on the keyboard - you can see that reflected in the reviews. Consumers’ll have same reaction
1. Damn, it’s big
2. Keyboard’s much more keyboardy than I expected
3. Yup, Pencil’s fantastic
4. Yup, Pencil’s out of stock
Finally checked out 3D Touch in person and I still don’t understand why you all like it. Even the haptic feedback sucks — feels like an error message.
I just might order a Pencil online and wait until it arrives to get an iPad Pro in store. (How ironic if they ran out of iPads by then.)
Also, two Pencils for ten iPad Pro demo units. Is the supply chain completely fubar or is Apple actually sabotaging the launch just to avoid the “they blew it” troll?
Snapchat waited just long enough to make you feel like they’re doing you a favor finally letting you purchase your favorite filters.
Note that the pro-GG panel is still scheduled.
1. Slack kills email
2. Slack dies
3. No email, no Slack, life is relaxing and quiet and awesome
There must be a mistake, that thing dwarfing my desk is twice as big as the iPad Pros I saw on those huge Apple Store tables.
Didn’t quite realize in the Apple Store how embarrassing iOS’s unmodified UI and default apps look on the iPad Pro. What a rush job.
I have to say I kinda want to buy an iPad Pro keyboard now because it feels terribly silly owning such a device and not using it to work.
Day 5: I’m seriously considering returning the iPad Pro because it’s too big to be useful, and just found out I have until January 20 to decide because I bought it during the Christmas shopping period \o/
I don’t even know how the iPad Pro’s reviews weren’t more negative. Buying an iPad to use as a laptop replacement only makes sense because you’re getting two devices for the price of one: a tablet for casual usage, and a subpar laptop for the only additional cost of an external keyboard. It’s a compromise.
But the iPad Pro is so big it completely sucks for casual usage — so you’re just left with a subpar laptop, running an OS designed around touch, attached to a keyboard that doesn’t include a trackpad. That’s not a reasonable choice, and it will take a serious overhaul of iOS before it becomes one.
I also think the iPad Pro is too large and inconvenient to carry around in meetings and take handwritten notes. That leaves professional artists as an incredibly niche target demographic. (Which makes it even more ridiculous that there’s a Pencil shortage at launch.) But, even then, unless you’re successful enough to afford a $1,200 paper pad, the Surface Pro is probably a better investment, since you get a proper laptop (running a desktop OS with a trackpad) at the cost of a slightly inferior stylus. That is an acceptable compromise.
Damn, I hate that I’m talking myself into returning the iPad Pro to get a Surface.
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