Dumb quotes

The great iPad death watch

March 9, 2010: 1:38 PM ET

Even before Apple ships Steve Jobs' latest creation, the critics are dancing on its grave

Photo: Apple Inc.

AAPLinvestors' Terry Gregory, a longtime Apple (AAPL) stockholder, likes to collect what he believes to be misguided quotes about the company's products.

His site hosts a fascinating list of early Macintosh reviews and what may be the definitive collection of dumb iPhone quotes.

In that spirit, he has started a "death watch" collection for the iPad tablet computer. A sample:

Bill Gates, Microsoft, 10 February 2010:

It's a nice reader, but there's nothing on the iPad I look at and say, "Oh, I wish Microsoft had done it."

Jeremy A. Kaplan, FOXNews.com, 28 January 2010:

Call it the iPad or the iPlod, but the message seems clear: Apple may have lost its mojo.

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