For the scores of folks out there who desperately want Apple to fall on their faces with the iPad, history books will tell a different story. According to Bernstein Research, the iPad enjoys the fastest adoption rate in electronics history; including the iPhone and the DVD player. This stratospheric success has been the driving force for everyone else to race to second place.
That all being said, it is going to be intriguing to see what Apple does next to parlay their iPad success into remaining first in the market once competition opens up. It is going to be a heated battle in the upcoming months to be sure but the output on the consumer side should be wonderful.
If you were thinking about entering the space, now would be a great time to start seriously considering it.