Posted by: reformedmusings | March 26, 2010

Apple iPad and the Outer Limits

What do Apple with its iPad and the Outer Limits have in common? Both will control all that you see and hear. Remember the opening narration from the awesome 1960’s shows?

There is nothing wrong with your television set. Do not attempt to adjust the picture. We are controlling transmission. If we wish to make it louder, we will bring up the volume. If we wish to make it softer, we will tune it to a whisper. We will control the horizontal. We will control the vertical. We can roll the image, make it flutter. We can change the focus to a soft blur or sharpen it to crystal clarity. For the next hour, sit quietly and we will control all that you see and hear. We repeat: there is nothing wrong with your television set. You are about to participate in a great adventure. You are about to experience the awe and mystery which reaches from the inner mind to… The Outer Limits.

According to ZDNet, Apple has apparently adopted this as its corporate policy for the iPad. Apparently Apple want to make iPad buyers into docile, indoctrinated Apple drones. 1984 has arrived in Cupertino. Don’t say that I didn’t warn you.

Oh, and you pay dearly for the privilege.

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