Does it text as well as a phone? No. Does it work as a phone? No. Does it do games or multimedia better than PC or laptop? No. So what good is it?
And as another recent article pointed out, you'll really need the 3G model, than throw in a protective case, keyboard and few other essentials that they charge for and all of a sudden the $500 ipad is really $1200. Then you have the joy of paying for yet another monthly fee beyond your cell, home phone, home internet, cable, sattelite, et al for $30 per month. No, this thing is going to fail.
Already they saying that they've haven't come close to seeing the sort of numbers they were hoping for and no one is running out of them, not even close. I'd like to see the return numbers once the buyers remorse kicks in.
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