“This thing is so, so, so useful” he said “Since I got this thing I never turn on the computer anymore.”
The man in question was 30-something and speaking to a much older gentleman who appeared skeptical, but genuinely interested (and went on to ask lots of questions). They were accompanied by a small child who spent most of the conversation transfixed by a game on the iPhone.
“I just use this for everything now…” the younger man continued.
“You see it’s always on, always there. It’s always next to me, or in my pocket. I don’t need to fuss with it or wait for it to turn on. It just works…so it’s kinda completely replaced my PC.”
“So much so…” he said with a chuckle, “…that the last time I turned the computer on, I forget for what…the antivirus was so out of date I had to do this great big update!”
[Eavesdropping session made possible by the iPad on my lap…these things are indeed so incredibly useful.]