Imagine your excitement as a 15-year-old girl when your Mom brings back an iPad as your birthday gift. Then imagine the shock and horror when you open the box and only see a stack of yellow notepads. That's what happened to Courtney Akers from Texas.
The makers of these Tidbit memo pads found a way to improve on something that, quite frankly, was already pretty perfect to begin with. But by turning the grid lines on a piece of graph paper into perforations, they've managed to create a product that's even more useful.
50 sheets, each with icons reminding you of calls that need returning, food that needs buying and dates that require setting up. It's a shame there isn't a "find" feature in this $10 notepad yet. Maybe in MePad 2.0? [Lobotome]
Normally we'd be running to the hills in fright of clocking a stylus within 50-feet of a tablet, but in ASUS' case they're claiming that "the humble notepad is in line for a digital makeover."
You know what, this analog version of facebook looks a lot cleaner and more user friendly than the real deal. Besides, there is still something to be said for putting pen to paper.
Or gets a blue screen of death. Or has a red trackpoint that gets dirty and gets worn down. Yep, the precursor to the original IBM ThinkPad was just a pad, with the word "Think" imprinted on its leather binding.