Originally Posted by supertom
I think cado said it best "apple's only product is its brand"
Thanks for this feedback I won't get a iPad, I was thinking about it.
That's an excellent way of putting it!
Here's a similar perspective on the iPad that drives the points home: Why I'm Returning My Apple iPad ($AAPL) - SocialTimes.com
Justifying the purchase is exactly what I've tried to do for the past year.