“There is no tablet market, only an iPad market. At least that’s what The New York Times reports as being the current joke in Silicon Valley,” Nicu Mihalache writes for Seeking Alpha. “But a joke didn’t derail the largest PC manufacturer’s business. HP’s CEO Leo Apotheker says that ‘the tablet effect is real.'”
“Now they’ve abandoned the tablet business altogether,” Mihalache writes. “He wants to say the iPad effect is real, but he simply can’t say that word.”
Mihalache writes, “People don’t want tablets, they want iPads.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Sounds familiar:
tablets. Let’s call it what it really is: The iPad market. – MacDailyNews Take, July 21, 2011
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