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Professional iPad owners ditching print and disks like yesterday's garbage

0. phoneArena posted on 20 Jan 2012, 15:16

Professionals with iPads are reducing their consumption of print and optical media, suggesting that the emerging tablet market may be accelerating the trend away from analog media to digital distribution of print and video...

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posted on 20 Jan 2012, 15:21 2

1. c.hack (Posts: 614; Member since: 09 Dec 2009)

True. Its great for HBOGo if you have HBO, and Netflix. But, you can say the same about Kindle killing paper books. The Kindle is a fraction of the weight and the battery lasts a month.

Trying to read magazines and the whole Bookshelf is still a crapshoot on the iPad - mostly poor and clunky.

The PC and craigslist killed newspapers long ago - that's old news. lol

posted on 20 Jan 2012, 15:39

2. protozeloz (Posts: 5396; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)

I also think tabs and E-readers are killing paper I can see a future where you go to places and get the legal paperwork on your slate. among other things

posted on 20 Jan 2012, 16:14 2

3. mctcm (Posts: 204; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)

i still need paper print outs so i can gesture wildly while holding something and have paper stacks to throw off my desk when my peons disappoint me

posted on 20 Jan 2012, 17:05

4. ghost__uwi (Posts: 175; Member since: 28 Nov 2011)

Actually when doing research I used to print all my stuff I considered important and walk around with the iPad when I first got it.

Then I realised why print when i can have all the pdfs on the ipad :D No more paper needed.

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