“CES opens its doors officially tomorrow, and while Apple isn’t there the event is already expected to see over 100 tablets from many different firms take their first (and, in some cases, last) bow,” Jonny Evans reports for Computerworld. “Meanwhile, Apple prepares iPad 2.0.”
“While some hope CES will see the spark of a proper fight-back against the genre-defining Apple iPad tech titan, such optimisim is misplaced,” Evans writes. “For iPad haters, CES will be a tragic tryst, a dooomed affair.”
Evans writes, “This isn’t the year of the iPad killer. Don’t believe me? I’m not doing the talking here. Analyst Michael Gartenberg Tweets it thus, saying: ‘I have seen nothing so far at CES that I’d call an iPad killer. I’ve seen nothing so far that would give iPad a minor case of the sniffles.'”
Full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: When Gartenberg tweets, people listen.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Rey” and “Dan K.” for the heads up.]