iPad is here, Now what?
Since the release of iPad, there had been many new topics the surfaced.
Published: Sunday, May 16, 2010
Updated: Sunday, May 16, 2010 15:05
iPad had been described to be an enlarged iPhone, despite that, many consumers still purchased this new item anyway, but a few issues had also been brought up with this new product. For some people, it is something worth buying, maybe because it is the latest tech "something". The iPad is something that is for luxury only, it is not really a necessity if you already have the iPhone or iPod touch. It functions just the same.
According to MarketWatch.com, Apple has said that it has sold more than 500,000 iPads in the U.S. in less than three weeks after the product had been released. The company recently said, it would have to delay the overseas launch of the iPad due to high demand in the U.S. Apple shares fell $1.64, or 0.7%, to $245.44 ahead of its results, the first since it launched the iPad on April 3. The stock has risen more than 14% this year.
New technology is definitely a fast wave in this society. Since this new Apple product had been released, new issues had risen as well. It had been banned on a few universities here in the US. Somehow, the iPad is affecting the school's wireless networks.
According to LiveScience.com, The problem stems not from the iPad's popularity but from the way it connects to wireless networks. Princeton University as one of the schools affected, had blocked 20 percent of the iPads on campus because of malfunctions that can affect the entire school's computer system.
"I heard about the problems with the universities and I knew somehow there will be a few glitches on the iPad for a while," stated Juan Reyes, freshman at Valley. "I do not believe that they're selling as much as they say they are. No one I know had bought it to be honest."
It seems like a good idea that Apple is reaching out to their customers by creating an iPad workshop to learn more about the product at the retail stores. Consumers who need a little help setting up the device including customizing it by setting up e-mail and loading apps from the App Store can get free Personal Setup service when they purchase the iPad at Apple retail stores, according to Yahoo News.
"I bought this iPad a few days ago without the 3G network. I just wanted the basic one because I felt like I have the iPhone so there's really no point; I just wanted it for like a laptop." Ramon De Guzman said about the iPad. "I have yet to really explore it. But so far I am experiencing no problems with it."