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iPad news roundup #2

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March 29, 2010

We're still holding on to the firehose of iPad news as the official April 3 release date approaches. Here's our latest round-up on iPad availability, apps and accessories.

iPad pre-orders are already on the way via UPS, with eager customers receiving shipping notices [GadgetLab] marking the imminent arrival of 2010's most sought after tech-toy.

Early adopters still agonizing over the list price might find this tidbit encouraging. Taking inflation into account, you can buy 43 iPads for the same price you would have paid for one Apple Lisa personal computer in 1983. [Voucher Codes].

iPad Apps

At least 100 iPad apps are expected to appear immediately. This widget dashboard app from Carnegie Mellon student Rich Hong is just one taste. [Techcrunch]

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\"Taking inflation into account, you can buy 43 iPads for the same price you would have paid for one Apple Lisa personal computer in 1983.\"

Umm, even though the Lisa and the iPad are both Apples.... you cannot compare them like apples to apples..... ;)

There is no comparison, the tech has moved on. Using your analogy, you could get millions of iPads for the cost of a 60\'s computer but one iPad will be more powerful.

Perhaps you should be talking de-flation?

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