Apple has recently announced an impressive feat for its new tablet: 3 million iPads have been sold since the device went on sale in the U.S. a mere 80 days ago. Moreover, software developers have created more than 11,000 apps for the device.
"The iPad has emerged as the first tablet computer with mainstream appeal, carving out new product category between smartphones and notebook computers," writes Adam Satariano. And consumers are not the only ones fawning over the iPad: Rupert Murdoch also recently declared his love for the device. "This is a fantastic invention," he said. "It combines the ability to present all forms of media to all people, from 3 year old children to 100 year old men."
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