Coolest new device you can’t afford, can’t live without

Yesterday, Steven Jobs introduced Apple’s next big thing, the iPad, which is basically and iPhone without the phone (and if it actually was a phone, that would be hilarious) and a laptop without the horsepower or the keyboard. And here’s the bizarre-looking device that Jobs and Co. will try to convince us we can’t live without:

The New York Times

Of course, at this point, Apple’s propensity to introduce new gadgets has gotten ridiculous, and I’m sure Jobs has someone staying up late figuring out how to create this device:

As The Onion also reports, Jobs already lost a bunch of sleep on the iPad. He must have had a tough time presenting the iPad to reporters and tech geeks in San Francisco with all that work from the night before.

CUPERTINO, CA—Claiming that he completely forgot about the much-hyped electronic device until the last minute, a frantic Steve Jobs reportedly stayed up all night Tuesday in a desperate effort to design Apple’s new tablet computer. “Come on, Steve, just think—think, dammit—you’re running out of time,” the exhausted CEO said as he glued nine separate iPhones to the back of a plastic cafeteria tray. — The Onion, Jan. 27, 2010

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Jeremy Styron
I am a newspaper editor, op-ed columnist and reporter working in the greater Knoxville area. This is a personal blog. Views expressed here are mine and mine alone.

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