UnPacking my iPad

  • Category: iPad
    Language: English
    Duration: 52s
    Format: Video
    Release date: Thu Apr 1st, 2010 3:08am

    Description:

    Opening my new Apple iPad. Forgive the trembling hand holding the camera. I was excited.

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50 comments on “UnPacking my iPad”

  1. blueeyeboy77 says:

    Damn you sir! It is my pleasure to be one of the first people to tell you I am more than jealous and hope you can pick up another one for me on your way back to London!

  2. jillydoc says:

    I want mine now! xoxoxo

  3. Chessur Marlowe says:

    Ahhh, so pretty. I’m super jealous!! ^^

  4. exoskeleton says:

    yum!

  5. jetpacktuxedo says:

    Is your wallet crying now?

  6. Fryphile says:

    OMFG THAT IS AN AWESOME COFFEE TABLE

  7. nonoyesyes says:

    Hello!
    I could feel the excitement all the way over here in Australia as you opened the packaging to reveal the wonderful ipad.
    How stunning and marvelous is this product?!
    I can’t wait for it to hit the stores out here in Australia.
    (`Prolly I should get into a queue right now?! )
    THANKS so much for sharing the moment!!

  8. BE77Y says:

    Ooh, ooh, ooh! *hops about on spot* I’m sorry, I’ll have to contain my excitement – I really can’t wait to unbox one myself! Look forward to seeing your review, thanks for sharing the moment with us!

  9. Salena says:

    Why so many boxes? And why do I feel like I was watching softcore porn? ;)

  10. bmcraec says:

    Thank you, Mr. Fry, for the absolutely understandable whistling, whuffing sounds of technolust as each box is removed from the bag. Wouldn’t realistic without them.

  11. d00by says:

    April First??

  12. Pamela says:

    Have fun.
    And don’t drop it.
    Apple is quite simply the best.

  13. JoColbert says:

    So unfair, we have to wait so long in Aotearoa!

  14. Sarah King says:

    OMG I’ve just heard Apple’s had a product recall on the iPad…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..Hahahaha did I get ya?? April Fools!!

  15. Pari says:

    Happy I padding!

  16. Mxdp says:

    Imagine this is the first thing I saw after opening my eyes this morning.

    I feel that it’s going to be a fine day :D

  17. NickMMI says:

    Me? Green? Never!

  18. The Gneech says:

    Listen to that sharp intake of breath! :D It looks like you opted for the same package I did. Nice. :)

  19. camperdown9 says:

    Mr Fry because of you my Amex card is going to take a pounding when this is available in the UK.

    Alex

  20. Stephanella says:

    Looks like one heck of a slab of pleasure to me. The iPhone will have to do for now… Enjoy it Stephen!

  21. groovyfokker says:

    OMG it has a keyboard too??

  22. MariMari says:

    Production apple is break! I envy you Mr. Fry =). I hope sometime too to get this miracle. I think Ipad costs very expensively in Moscow! While I enjoy ipod touch!

  23. pjhaas says:

    You gotta admire Apple’s marketing department. Just curious mr. Fry. In return for your free iPad and accessories, how many tweets were you supposed to publish? Darn, I have to wait until the iPad becomes available in Germany and then cross the border from the Low Lands. It’ll be like in the pre-Shengen era (pre 1995) when smuggling goods was still a profitable and highly illegal business.

  24. flippet says:

    Oh, you are just too flippin’ cute. :-)

  25. TalkyMeat says:

    But really, shouldn’t there be a version of the iPad case that has “Don’t Panic” printed on it in large friendly letters?

  26. selyon says:

    Ooooo! Pretty! There is something so shiny and special about unpacking and Apple items. I don’t know how they make merely opening a package feel like and event. Love it!

  27. vagbaond says:

    its very pretty, but still shamefully missing a usb connection and the ability to be the base for your iphone. hence making it a bad delivery of an excellent idea.
    Kimble killer maybe, laptop replacement unfortunately not. if version 2 as usb and the ability to sync an iphone then woot.

    Still enjoy! i’m sure you’ll have fun

  28. 3nine6 says:

    Thank you for fulfilling my techporn for the day!

  29. berryje says:

    Has it got a USB Port yet ?

  30. SophieBrouwer says:

    loved all the little noises ;)

  31. Mr Centrillion says:

    I cannot be anything but juvenile for this moment; Mr. SF you are a lucky, lucky, lucky, lucky, lucky (you know where this is going!)….person.

  32. straydogstrut says:

    “Don’t Panic” with Stephen the official VoiceOver voice;-)

    You took the words right out of my mouth Selyon, opening an Apple product is a ceremony in itself. I love how everything is so carefully packaged. I still have the box for my iMac which makes me smile whenever I’m up in the attic.

    Thanks for sharing Stephen, i’m insanely jealous now. Oh well, in the meantime i’ll satisfy myself with your interview with Steve Jobs. I can’t think of anyone i’d rather see posing questions to the main man himself, you’re both the finest examples of presenters/public speakers i’ve ever had the pleasure to watch.

    Oh yes, love the coffee table. At first my brain couldn’t work out why stuff wasn’t falling through the gaps – until I realised they weren’t. I’d be scared to put a coffee mug on that optical illusion of a table.

  33. plalonde says:

    Great envy.

    Mind you, given that you have an iPaddock there, I keep hoping to see a sleek white horse commented on somewhere.

    Tuesday I should have mine.

  34. ralphlake says:

    In age where the 身外之物 is increasingly under attack, it’s refreshing when someone like you with a serious stake in the arts feels otherwise. Unfortunately, I’m Canadian which means a delay of some weeks before the Pad arrives. We are a patient people (perhaps little else distinguishes us) but this virtue will be tried mightily throughout most if not all of the month of April. Shall enjoy it vicariously through your posts.

  35. GarethFoster says:

    And how much did that cost Stephen? I really really really want one!

  36. JoeHart says:

    If I make it full screen and put my face right up to the screen, I can pretend that I’m opening my own iPad…

  37. Bobb23 says:

    Nope, still not convince that this is the greatest invention of “i” corporation…its just an iphone, only bigger screen and attached keyboard…Bobb23

  38. fryfannumber1 says:

    Looks like you just got the full set there my friend, i really hope you enjoy it and make the most of all those little gizmos :)

  39. matthewoconnor says:

    So touching. I half expected a medical professional to whisk it away, clean it up and declare its gender. Congratulations. It’s an iPad.

  40. shubunkin says:

    Ooo! *squeals with delight* :)

    xx

  41. Valqorez says:

    There’s just something so invigoration about unpacking a new gadget. It’s just so new and shiny! It really is a gorgeous piece of tech. Kudos to you sir, for taking the time to get your camera and record this momentuos event, and not just running in the door and ripping the packaging open!

  42. markrosengarten says:

    I was expecting tears of joy to fall unabashedly upon the holiest of holies. :) Enjoy it. Mine comes Wednesday, along with the best folio case I could find, from Marware. Then it goes into service in my little music studio for making awesome noises. iPad and theremin, now THERE’S a winning combination!

  43. Hermi80 says:

    I can quite easily forgive your excitement and shall be trembling myself when I unpack my own. Waiting until the end of May for the UK release is almost unbearable…but given your review, I am sure it will well be worth the wait :)

  44. Demiiiii says:

    Can’t believe I have just watched somebody, who i don’t know, opening a parcel that I am going to have no part in seeing, using or probably ever being able to afford. How sad is my little life!

  45. jhunt47 says:

    I love the sound effects….. thank you!

  46. angelus041174 says:

    Stephen darling.
    When on gods green and wonderful earth are you going to do another pod cast. Its been months since you have done one and I don’t suspect that I am the only one who wants a new update.

    So please can we have one

    Much love and respect

    Jonathan xxxxxx

  47. glemon says:

    I got a wonderful birthday present, an iPad from the USA. Now how come I can view the BBC iPlayer on my iPod touch but as yet can’t on my iPad. I hope this is only a time problem which will be solved once the iPad is officially on sale in the UK.. If not I hope. iPads biggest UK fanboy, will be lobbying the BBC.

    By the way the iPad is fantastic

    regards

    glemon

  48. mattfry says:

    Well done that man! Fine choice. I am now suffering one of the seven deadly sins, and need to convince my minister for war and finance that I NEED an iPad – to add to my collection of iProducts….well off to start the campaign.

  49. BigDogDiggle says:

    As slightly, sort of, quoted from “When harry met Sally” after watching you undress your new toy.

    …….I`ll have what he’s having !!!!…

  50. cybobbie says:

    *drools* Awesome, I’m sure you’re having a great time with it. We still don’t have it here, but the local Apple Store informed that is coming soon :)

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