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 | 15036 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
Tinder Becomes a Freemium App With the Introduction of Tinder Plus
Tinder has launched Tinder Plus, limiting the...
Google Confirms It's Launching a Mobile Network
Google has confirmed that it plans to launch ...
Apple Releases Public Beta of OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 With New Photos App
Apple has released a public beta of OS X 10.1...
Apple and IBM Unveil Three New Apps for Enterprise
IBM and Apple have announced the expansion of...
Tim Cook Reveals Apple Watch Will Launch Outside the U.S. in April
Apple CEO Tim Cook has revealed that the Appl...