Pixel Envy

Written by Nick Heer.

Breaking: Stupid People Say Stupid Things

But that doesn’t sit too well with Dell’s Australian managing director Joe Kremer. He echoed company colleague Andy Lark in his dismissal of the iPad being suitable in the office setting. According to Financial Review, Kremer finds the iPad to be just a shiny toy.

“People might be attracted to some of these shiny devices but technology departments can’t afford to support them,” he told a media and analyst briefing in Sydney. “If you are giving a presentation and something fails on the software side it might take four days to get it up and running again. I don’t think this race has been run yet.”

A tsunami created by the diarrhoea pouring out of your mouth could also cause some issues at a presentation, but it’ll take a little more time to clean that up. Where did he get the “four days” figure from anyway? Via Jim Dalrymple.