Why do I have to buy a new iPad?
What? You buy an iPad in order to be on the cutting edge of technology and then in just two years it's unable to run the latest software?
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I'm starting to hate my iPad. There, I've said it. And I'm rather sad to have said it, because when I first got it, I loved it. (Though I did find a few things missing even then. Alarm clock, anyone?) I still think it's a beautiful piece of hardware, and I salute Apple for having created a whole new paradigm of computing (even though Microsoft was talking about tablet computers way before Steve Jobs announced the iPad).
But at just two years old, my iPad is now pretty much obsolete. And that's a deliberate strategy by... [via Guardian - Technology]