From ipod to iphone and ipad,it proves again and again that product is important,and so is the technical,but the business mode is the most.
As Apple's other products, iPad has just come to a topic. Now is not the most popular electronic products, mobile phones (screen less than 4 inches), not the e-readers (from 5 inches to 11 inches), not as laptop HP Pavilion DV7 Dell Inspiron 1545 (the screen is larger than 12 inches), but the Tablet PC iPad. It looks like a laptop keyboard in addition to, B5 paper size of the touch screen control and input on the computer only needs to achieve through your fingers, you can access, listen to music, reading news and e-books, watching TV and playing games.
Tablet PC is not the first hit the market. In 1982, Apple launched the prototype. 30 years, many manufacturers have been several attempts, but without success. The usual routine is computer company, will reduce the notebook computer, tablet computer so that not only have the full functionality of a typical laptop, you can also write on the screen drawing, taking notes.
Mobile phone maker Nokia another way, have tried to do the same thing a N900. It can be used to slash open the side full QWERTY keyboard, comes with stand, there is no portrait mode, means that the manufacturers want the user to use the phone horizontally most of the time. But the small screen, not from the phone's mode, and heavy body, carrying negative. For consumers, a better Web experience without the inconvenience of the use of offset. ipad, ipad what subversion.
Apple's solution is to make a fuss in the function, the software, hardware and content bundled together to provide one-stop solution. iPad is rooted in the iPhone, more internal hardware, the use of a new generation of mobile phone operating system. IPod Apple has also pushed the "device + content " mode and the online App Store iPhone (App Store) model perfect transplant, so far, Apple development community has more than 12.5 million registered users, more than HP, they have been developed for the iPhone and iPod Touch out of 15 Kinds of applications, these applications can be run in the iPad. Content, iPad with the publishers, newspapers, television, games and other multi-company collaboration, joint marketing, selling mainly in the e-books, electronic newspapers, video, games and so on.
Apple Tablet PC industry drive the story, once again proved that the product is very important, technology is important, but more important platform and business model. From the iPod to the iPhone, to the current iPad, Apple's music from simple entertainment products, developed to the set of communications, entertainment, cell phone, and further development to the set of communications, networking, entertainment, reading as one of the Tablet PC. iPod changed the digital music industry, iPhone changed the smartphone industry, iPad can subvert what? For Tablet PC we will give up on the couch watching TV uncomfortable habit of it? Will give up at the desk reading the newspaper habits? Will give up the habit of playing games on the PSP it?
If you like the iPod and the iPhone, iPad also changed the rules of the game industry, then the iPad itself is not just a "can do anything, "the Tablet PC as simple, its impact will likely affect the future of computers, mobile Internet and even the future of the traditional The future of media.
Apple will successful or not? First of all, the biggest difficulty is the inertia of the user in their daily lives: each day will bring the phone out at home, use a computer, tablet PC in the end You Shayong? While a dedicated tablet PC operating system, software support rich, diverse content resources and stunning fashion sense, but from another point of view, it has neither the power of laptop, no cell phone convenience, is a thankless two Products.
Secondly, the price is an important determining factor. Product is only popular, it can reduce production costs and make the normal operation of back-office services. Only a certain level of subscribers, will have more people pay attention, to attract more manufacturers to enter in order to achieve a more diversified applications. However, how many people will pay hundreds of dollars for the Tablet PC?
Tablet PC HP Probook 4710S only obtain a wide range of market acceptance based on gradually change their habits, this will depend on the product's usefulness and tug of war between the user's inertia.