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Old 04-25-2012, 04:10 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Default Re: Future Shop / Best Buy Demo of PlayBook -- Major flaw losing millions of $ for RI

Now, let's remember power users needs to be kept happy too. For power users, the touch sensitive bezel is neat. Perhaps some of us even like the gesture system.

BUT... a minor change such as silkscreening a house logo somewhere on the bezel, could have easily more than doubled Future Shop and Best Buy sales!!! The irony of it all.

Leaving this out obviously ruined the '30 second first impression' for the walk-in demo sales. Bad design decision from this POV. Anybody spying on the PlayBook booth at Best Buy and Future Shop, always consistently show confused users walking away. Big sales loss. Less devices sold. Less developers. Less apps for us. Hurts us all!
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