“I ordered my iPad Pro online and picked it up in the store today. My excitement for this device is all about the Pencil, which doesn’t ship for a few more weeks. The store didn’t receive any and employees have no idea when they will get it,” Manton Reece blogs. “They didn’t receive any Apple keyboards either, so I left with the only remaining accessory in stock: the white smart cover.”
“I don’t think I’ve ever been less excited to walk out of a store with a brand new $800 gadget,” Reece writes. “I think it’s going to be a success and I’m building apps for it. But without the Pencil and keyboard, a significant part of the appeal is missing.”
“I enjoyed reading the iPad Pro reviews this morning, especially from Daring Fireball and MacStories. But those reviews describe a product that just doesn’t exist today,” Reece writes. “The iPad Pro as advertised on Apple’s web site and in beautiful marketing videos isn’t ready, and I wish Apple had delayed the whole launch until they could deliver these important accessories for a complete user experience.”
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MacDailyNews Take: It’s inexplicable that Apple continues to shoot themselves in the foot by botching important launches with appalling regularity. Something’s broken in Cupertino.
More here: Apple’s major problem is Tim Cook.
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