Above Avalon Episode 130: What's a Computer?

Episode 130 is dedicated to discussing how Apple has become comfortable in accepting, and even embracing, the awkwardness that exists between the iPad and Mac. The discussion begins with a closer look at the fascinating juxtaposition between Apple's recent Mac campaign and its iPad ads from earlier this year. We go over what the ads tell us about Apple's thought process regarding the iPad and Mac. Things then turn to how the iPad vs. Mac juxtaposition hasn't been static over the years. After briefly recapping the post-PC era debate, the episode concludes with my thoughts on where Apple will bring the iPad and Mac platforms and why the company faces a large screen paradox. Receive my analysis and perspective on Apple throughout the week by becoming an Above Avalon member and receiving exclusive daily updates. To become a member, visit AboveAvalon.com/membership.   


The iPad vs. Mac Juxtaposition (weekly article)

Behind the Mac - Mac ad (YouTube) 

What's a computer - iPad Pro ad (YouTube)

Homework - iPad ad (YouTube)

Apple 3Q18 Earnings Preview (daily updates)

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Neil Cybart (host/producer)

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