Last week Steve Jobs decended from computer heaven in a Prius made of diamonds and the tears of unicorns and unveiled the new Apple iTablet. It’s a new computer whose main feature is a touch screen. I think it is a great idea. I mean, how many times have I been sitting at a computer and thought, “Wow this computer is really cool, it does sooo much. If only I didn’t have to use this mouse!” What?? I don’t understand. But I did hear that it only comes in the color white, you have to be trained at an apple store for a full week to use it, and the base price is 34,750.00, and a cooler iTablet will come out two weeks after I buy this one. The price is steep but the new Apple device has GPS, over 3000 apps, and can be rubbed to summon a genie granting three wishes.
I have a suggestion for Mr. Jobs for a new device. Make a cheap computer that I can use for music, e-mail, paying my bills, and typing. That’s all I need. Call it the iDontcare. New tech is overrated. It costs a fortune, has a short shelf life, and makes me feel more and more like an old man. (more…)