“The NFL has permitted teams to use Microsoft tablet computers during games this season, primarily for studying pictures taken before and after the snap,” Mike Wilkening reports for NBC Sports.
“However, Bills coach Doug Marrone was apparently without use of a tablet for at least some of Sunday’s Hall of Fame Game,” Wilkening reports. “After the Bills’ 17-13 loss to the Giants, Marrone indicated his tablet wasn’t operating in the first two quarters, per ESPN’s Mike Rodak.”
“‘I was told mine was going to work, and mine didn’t work,’ Marrone said afterwards, according to audio from WGR 550 AM in Buffalo,” Wilkening reports.
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MacDailyNews Take: This is what the preseason is for, to work out the kinks and realize that you really want Apple iPads because they just work.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Steve” and “Jhowell” for the heads up.]
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