Sleeker than a common e-reader.
More colorful than the gloomy Sony.
Able to speed through content with a single swipe.
Look! Up in the sky!
It’s a Nook. It’s a Kindle. It’s Super-reader!
Yes, it’s Super-reader – strange visitor from Infinite Loop who came to Earth with powers and abilities far beyond those of mortal devices. Super-reader – exceeding your ability to understand how it works, sort of magical, and who, disguised as iPad, so simple… so thin… so light… yet so capable… is changing the way we do things everyday, without so much as a pointing device.
• iPad Day One – April 3, 2010
• Pilot – Apple iPad Keynote – January 27, 2010
• Wall Street Journal – Barnes & Noble Plans iPad App – March 11, 2010
• Computerworld – Amazon preps Kindle app for iPad – March 22, 2010
iPad – every other reader’s kryptonite
Credit: Taking a great deal of literary license in the creation of this post, I fused the prologue of 1952 TV series, Adventures of Superman, and excerpts of Jony Ives, Apple’s SVP of Industrial Design, and Phil Schiller , Apple’s SVP of Worldwide Product Marketing, taken from Apple’s iPad video.
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