“They’re hyperventilating as they write. You can tell, somehow. They’re part of a new breed of breathless, swooning, OMG reviewers of (primarily Apple) products, services, and software. I’ve seen no evidence that they actually work for that company, despite the fact that they are mostly sycophantic promoters of all things Apple. This style of reviewing is beginning to sneak into everything,” Dvorak writes. “Are editors telling writers that this approach is okay?”
“Maybe they’re on the Apple payroll, or maybe they’re just insane,” Dvorak writes. “This non-critical approach to all things Apple needs to stop. The hyperbole is ridiculous. Perhaps everyone is fearful of the deluge of hate mail and vile comments you receive when you’re critical of an Apple product.”
Full article, with some trollish “iPad is useless” crapola, here.
MacDailyNews Take: We left out Dvorak’s stupidity in order to to focus on the reason why some people get a bit breathless over iPad: Their industry is dying around them and, gee, they’d really like for it to live, so they can continue to be employed. Get it now, John? Plus, the iPad is quite useful, thanks, regardless of the “thoughts” of an old curmudgeon who’s obviously never used one and who couldn’t even grasp the significance of the computer mouse when, along with the first Macintosh, Apple delivered one to him for review.