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Op Ed

Grumpy Gamer - Corporate Censorship Kills Creative Innovation. Thanks Mike Martinez via Slashdot.
The truly sad part of what keeps the iPad from being a serious tool for creation and not just a toy for consumption is Apple's pathological control over the device. Why can't there be a common Documents folder that any application can save documents to? Why must all applications be locked into a sandbox, unable to communicate with each other in unthought of and creative ways without using some kludgy URL scheme.

7. Re: Op Ed Oct 5, 2010, 18:20 PropheT
If I'm not mistaken they're adding things like a folder structure in an update schedule for November or so.

I love my iPad, but Apple's strict control on it is definitely a good reason not to buy one. Even with these functions mentioned in the article, though, I can't see it being a replacement for a regular laptop.

It's a brilliant always-on netbook with a lot of entertainment and business possibilities, but it's really hurt by the limitations put on it by Apple to the point where it's not a must-have device for anybody. They've made it more fun than practical when the practical side of it is actually more interesting with this type of technology.
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