There’s been plenty of rumors in recent weeks about iPad shortages -- which seem to have been false -- but now it appears that it may be the accessories for your new toy that you’ll have to start worrying about.
No one quite knew what to expect in late January, prior to Apple CEO Steve Jobs taking the stage to unveil the iPad. But no one was as nervous as the developers who had already invested so much time into the iPhone OS platform.
If the analysts are to be believed, Apple had a gold rush of preorders Friday, when the iPad first became available. But over the weekend, somebody may have turned that cash faucet almost all the way off.
Happy iPad Preorder Day! We know many of you have the credit cards warmed up and are anxiously hitting the refresh button on your browser waiting for The Apple Store to come back to life, but before you bite, read on.
If you think the lukewarm reception to Apple’s new iPad is the exception, think again: The company has a long history of questionable first impressions dating back to the original Macintosh over 25 years ago.
You’ve gotta love the Chinese knock-off market: After one company’s attempt to threaten Apple with stealing their tablet idea for the iPad failed, they turned right around and ripped off Cupertino instead.