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Lines weighing on the minds of both investors and consumers.
First FaceBook reporting slightly stronger than expected quarterly earnings after the closing bell sending the stock soaring after hours and -- Steve Jobs said it would never happen apple unveiled its much anticipated iPad many an event today California.
But is it worth the price -- you'll you'll enough joins me is the editor in chief of national dot com -- Atlanta I have to start with the iPad because we were talking about in the break.
And you say dad that you're not necessarily a -- want.
Well it's less of everything right it -- you know I have my iPad and it's nine point seven inch device how big screen I really enjoy using and I kind of love it it's Tim -- -- everybody loves the right heads.
This is a smaller device that costs a heck of a lot more than other competing devices in the same size range 329.
Dollars at its base right that's a pencil.
-- The question is can needs it to do everything you -- used an iPad for.
More or less yes it's look at it its it slides -- of the apple ecosystem.
Is -- Iowa sakes it's got all that.
I mean that's that's the nice thing about what apple doesn't always these devices support all of these -- that's going to support all of the iPad apps.
Just fine but it's a smaller device so yeah reveal the type on it you're going to use this mostly for media consumption.
Reading books watch movies listening.
Music into that would iPad -- aren't so I -- question here ago.
You know it -- to sexy jobs always said he would do this is the company cannibalizing itself and is that why the shares were down today.
Well look I don't think apple have a choice than they had to get into this market.
Look at look at what's happening everybody's rolling out seven inch devices got Amazon got Barnes & Noble and go to Google.
And these are products that people are buying of course the buying that 199.
So we all believe that apple was going to get into the market.
You know when Steve Jobs said -- -- wanna do with the market was different things have definitely changed I guess you make it good.
Little longer hear how much I have to love -- the more annoying I find the argument.
It's about FaceBook for a second out with earnings what do you make of that.
Well I think what that won't FaceBook is finally doing is very interest -- -- me be making some inroads in the mobile space although Mark Zuckerberg said that it was kind of funny don't you think that.
We weren't doing well with with mobile advertisers because we -- trying six months ago now we're trying.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- I don't make that argument now the public happening maybe I do at their private -- but I don't think which is still lousy job -- -- before but they are what they are having some success they are actually having some success and that is the key for for FaceBook going forward to have.
Mobile advertising success.
Are we need to find -- -- out now alliance for plants thanks for coming -- it's always great to see you always appreciate your -- my pleasure.
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