“My iPad has just killed my television,” David Coursey reports for Forbes. “It was murder, no doubt, but you could also say my TV died of loneliness. Maybe even heartbreak.”
“I’d long ago stopped watching the TV in my den. Earlier today, I realized that everything I care about on television is now available on my iPad or iPhone,” Coursey reports. “I then went into the den and found the Sony big screen lifeless, though I think that was because the cats stepped on the power strip and turned it off. Cheesy, maybe, but symbolic enough for me.”
Coursey reports, “For personal viewing, the iPad and even my iPhone are great. They are always with me and the screen size is fine for one (iPhone) or two (iPad) people. If I don’t need the video, it is easy to set the device aside and just listen… The iPad and iPhone are just too convenient and cable TV too idiotic and expensive for the love affair with my TV set to continue. Unless you have some reason — like kids or a sports/movie addiction — for investing in a gigantic screen, it is hard for me to imagine why someone would.”
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