So, I have an iPad. I own Keynote on my Macbook Pro. I own Keynote on my iPad. I just tried moving my Keynote files from one to the other. Swell. There they are. Oh wait. They can’t be opened, because I created them all in iWork08. Please go get a copy of iWork09.
I go to Apple.com. I find the software. I can “add it to your cart” to get it shipped to me. Or, I can download a 30 day free trial.
I can’t just buy a download, a key, and call it a day.
So, Apple is asking me to buy a piece of cardboard and some plastic, shrinkwrapped, and either use my own gasoline to go get it, or ask a boat, an airplane, and a few trucks to bring it to my house.
Is the Apple green? Oh no, says I.
(Mostly, I’m just frustrated that I can’t have my toy right now, damn it.)
Oh, and there’s this thing called the App store. Wouldn’t it be amazing if I could just buy apps in there and download them to my… What the?
By Chris Brogan: http://chrisbrogan.com