“Did Apple (AAPL) underestimate the iPad’s early popularity? It certainly seems that way,” John Paczkowski reports for AllThingsD.
Amid reports that the device is now outselling the Mac, comes news that iPad supplies are becoming increasingly constrained as Apple prepares for its international launch,” Paczkowski reports.
“Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster checked in with 50 U.S. Apple retail stores and found the iPad to be sold out or in limited supply at many of them,” Paczkowski reports. ’74 percent of the stores we checked were completely sold out of all iPad models,’ Munster said in a note to clients. ’26 percent had some WiFi models in stock, and no stores had any 3G models available.'”
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MacDailyNews Take: Get it? iPad “soaks up.” See, it’s called an “iPad” and… Oh, come on, lighten up! The actual funny thing is: You just don’t hear many making fun of the name the way they used to, do you?