"It's hard kasi you have to pre-order pa [in the States]. But my fans helped me, they were there and sa Dallas is where we got it. [They had to find a store where it was available.]"
That's how Kapamilya star and matinee idol, Sam Milby, shared with SNN the story behind the Apple iPad slate that he gave his lovely on-screen partner, Anne Curtis, as belated birthday present.
Watch the SNN segment here:
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Needless to say, Anne liked it.
And who wouldn't, really? With 8 solid reasons why you should buy the iPad, who would say no to it? In fact, Apple issued a media advisory yesterday stating - in essence - that the company had to reallocate international supplies to meet exceedingly high demand for iPad in the US --
Although we have delivered more than 500,000 iPads during its first week, demand is far higher than we predicted and will likely continue to exceed our supply over the next several weeks as more people see and touch an iPad™. We have also taken a large number of pre-orders for iPad 3G models for delivery by the end of April.
Faced with this surprisingly strong US demand, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the international launch of iPad by one month, until the end of May.
Finally, for those who are interested to know more about the device, here's the official iPad promo video from Apple:
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