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Tablets will soon surpass personal computers

Blair Hanley Frank

May 3, 2012

During Apple's quarterly earnings call in April, one of the major announcements was that the iPad now brings in more money in revenue than Mac sales. Personally, I don't see that trend reversing itself anytime soon. For the vast majority of consumers, their primary needs as far as a computer goes...

Consumers must consider product cycles in consumption decisions

Blair Hanley Frank

February 24, 2011

Now is not the best time to buy an iPad. While it remains, in my opinion, the best shipping tablet on the market today, you shouldn't buy one. At least, not for another few months. On the face of things, this may seem counterintuitive. After all, if the iPad is a good product at a good price, why...

In tech, the fewer killers, the better

Blair Hanley Frank

September 30, 2010

There's much talk of killing in many commentaries about gadgets these days.  Every new smartphone is looked at as a potential iPhone killer. With all this talk of death, it would seem that the iPad has a set of cross hairs on its aluminum shell. All this killing is problematic, though, as it almost...

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