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Saying "words cannot describe how I feel for this device," Oprah Winfrey on Monday gave each of her 275 studio audience members an Apple (AAPL) iPad.
It was the No. 1 item in the final "favorite thing" give-away segment in Oprah's final season.
The retiring talk-show host said the iPad was her all-time favorite, and the audience seemed to appreciate the gift. But they were even more pleased to receive a free car: a 2012 Volkswagen Beetle.
Video of the iPad portion below the fold. See the women scream!
The company says its new video chatting device is just what people want. But a look at the competition -- and $600 price point -- doesn't seem to bode well for its chances.
There had better be an elite group of videochatters out there with cash to burn. Otherwise, Cisco Systems will be in trouble with its video-calling system, Umi. Cisco (CSCO) says it has done the market research to back MOREShelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Oct 8, 2010 12:13 PM ET
Apple's CEO tops two polls in one week. Will no one rid us of these meddlesome lists?
Last Thursday, Oct. 8, an Agenda Setters panel named Steve Jobs the most influential individual in the global technology industry, ahead of Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, and Barack Obama, President of the United States.
Four days later, a survey of 1,000 tweens and teens ages 12 to 17 picked Steve MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Oct 14, 2009 7:11 AM ET
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