Media Reaction to the iPad Left Steve Jobs 'Annoyed' and 'Depressed'

Posted October 22, 2011 at 2:44am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 15287 views

Another excerpt out of the upcoming Steve Jobs biography reveals that the Apple CEO was 'annoyed' and 'depressed' at the media's initial reaction to the iPad, reveals the Huffington Post.

The launch of the iPad proved to be its own challenge for Jobs. The lukewarm reception it received at its launch -- which included more than 800 emails from users to Jobs -- "annoyed and depressed" the then-CEO.

"I kind of got depressed today," Jobs told Isaacson the night after the iPad launched. "It knocks you back a bit."

Of course, the iPad survived its initial criticism and went on to be a resounding success.

Read More [via AppleInsider]


Share
Add Comment
Mr yogi - October 22, 2011 at 6:47pm
I really don't appreciate I clarified giving out pieces of the book because I pre ordered it and I want to read it
Jay - October 22, 2011 at 4:21pm
Hmm...where are the Apple Hating fanboys now? Dissin' on Jobs? Everyone has a flaw, Everyone is a dickhead in one way or another. His is just being made public, yours ISN'T. Be glad!!! You wouldn't want everyone around to know about the things you do or have done that are shady!!!
Follow iClarified
Bing for iPad Gets New Image, News, and Video Search Experiences, Refreshed UI, More
CNN App Now Lets You Watch CNN International Live
CNN has released an update to its iOS app tha...
Apple Banners Going Up Ahead of iPhone Event at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium [Photos]
Apple May Have Acquired Real-Time Motion Capture Firm Faceshift
It appears that Apple may have acquired real-...
Apple to Launch 'Revamped iPad Keyboard', New Metal Finishes for Apple Watch?