On Device Specs

by Christopher Paul on November 15, 2011

John Gruber speaking on today’s gadget reviews and how they focus too much on hardware specs:

Imagine a movie review based on specs, where you gave points for how long it was, whether the photography is in focus, deduct points for continuity errors in the story, and then out comes a number like “7.5/10”, with little to no mention about, you know, whether the movie was effective as a piece of art.

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