“It’s not unusual, I suppose, for a six-month-old to attract attention in a coffee shop,” Wayne MacPhail reports for The Globe and Mail. “But, it never fails: I bring mine out, set it next to my latte and muffin and someone will double-take and ask, what’s that?“
“That is an iPad, a tablet computer from Apple. I’ve had it for a half year now,” MacPhail reports. “On April 3, I stood in line early in the morning at the Apple Store in the Buffalo Galleria along with hundreds of others — many of them Canadian — hoping to score one (or more) of the coveted devices.”
MacDailyNews Take: Uh, five months, Wayne, not six.
MacPhail reports, “It is impossible, unless you own one, to appreciate how engaging, immersive and addictive it can be. When you touch the news, pictures, games and characters the experience becomes as all-encompassing and joyful as finger painting.”
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MacDailyNews Take: We can’t imagine what we did before iPad. We assume we were poking at our tiny, pre-Retina display iPhone screens, pinching to zoom, constantly scrolling, etc., but we’d rather not think about it.