Everyone is passionate one way or another about Apple products these days. You either love them or hate them and there seems to be no avoiding them. The iPhone continues to grow in popularity, and with over a 3 week wait for the iPad 2, there is no denying the demand for the latest version of Apple’s tablet computer. I recently got my hands on the newest model, and despite being a huge fan of the iPhone, I struggle to justify the purchase of the iPad.
Besides the obvious size difference, everything that I can do with the iPhone, I can do with the iPad. There is no denying the convenience when it comes to reading and surfing the web, but does this really justify throwing down $600 to $900 plus money spent for accessories? Absolutely not, but that didn’t stop me from doing it anyways. Cost and justification aside though, it really is a fun toy. Make no mistake, that if these were available for around $200 each, I would quickly recommend the iPad to all my friends as well as have a few lying around the house.
Nevertheless, it really is amazing how far technology has come, and the number of things that can be done with the latest iDevice out of Silicon Valley. Popularity of the iPad has given life to an otherwise slow tablet market, spurring a lot of competition, and with it, innovation.
Be sure to read the entire review over on my personal blog.