“A long time ago on a website very close to here, I made a prediction about Apple,” Evan Niu writes for The Motley Fool. “It was 2013, three years after the first iPad was launched, and at the time the new tablet was seeing adoption soar faster than any Apple product before it. Yes, even faster than the iPhone.”
“Meanwhile, I had observed that throughout Apple’s history, different products have taken turns being the primary revenue driver over the years. Every time that Apple entered a new product category, that new product category would soon become the primary sales driver. The Mac, iPod, and iPhone each took their respective turns, although the iPod’s turn was relatively short-lived. These inflection points came every few years, and I believed that the iPad was well on its way to becoming Apple’s next big revenue driver,” Niu writes. “I was wrong.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Niu’s conclusion is correct, “The iPad’s not going anywhere.”
Still, we bet Steve Jobs might be surprised at what’s happened with iPad and where it stands today.