“Satisfaction. That’s what it takes. Apple gets this. It repeats its standard procedure in each new industry sector it moves into: creating solutions which are good, beautiful and make people happy when they use them,” Jonny Evans reports for Computerworld.
“Satisfaction. It’s hard to find. The Rolling Stones understood this. You get to a satisfaction sweet spot through a combination of factors, few of which are to do with Megahertz, most connected to what use you can make of the device itself,” Evans reports. “Look at the Software Usability Research Laboratory data revealed by The Loop last night: 83.65 percent of survey respondents said they were satisfied with the user-friendliness of the tablet. Nearly two-thirds of all these users (62 percent) rate the iPad experience as ‘excellence.'”
Evans reports, “What do people like most about the iPad? The apps (which make the device unique to each user), ease-of-use, screen size and portability. The mythical non-support for the dysfunctional Flash was also noted as a problem for some users, though that complaint should decline now Adobe’s killed it.”
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MacDailyNews Take: “We want our dead end tech, we want our dead end tech!” The Great Unwashed scream. Because they’ve been told by marketing and certain dunce tech writers/reviewers that they should want it. Flash’s death will take awhile to trickle down to the ignoranti.
Hold on, iCal is bouncing like a freak: “At launch, the iPhone version of the Safari browser is missing some plug-ins needed for playing common types of Web videos. The most important of these is the plug-in for Adobe’s Flash technology. Apple says it plans to add that plug-in through an early software update.” – Walter S. Mossberg, talking out of his ass, July 5, 2007