There’s a million posts around about the iPad today, and there will be a million more tomorrow. My reaction is simply that I’ll be buying one, because I’m a geek, and that’s what I do.
As for whether it’s good or bad, game-breaking or Apple-breaker, that I’ve yet to learn.
I learned with the iPhone never to judge Apple products until I’d had them in my sweaty paws. As a dyed-in-the-wool BlackBerry user, there was not way I was going to get an iPhone. Not a chance.
However, as a general nerd, I felt duty-bound to experience the interface – so I bought an iPod touch. Within two weeks, I’d bought an iPhone. Having used the interface on the touch, there was simply no way that I was going to not have that lovely interface on my phone. It made my perfectly-good BlackBerry feel like something from the 19th Century.
So, till I actually have one in my hands, I’ll refrain from too much comment. People who judge Apple products by looking at the spec sheets simply don’t get it.
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