Apple's new iPad goes on sale today. People - already lined up around the world - will likely buy more than a million of them this weekend, and tens of millions this year. And there will be much talk about Apple's "post-PC" revolution.
But the real key to Apple's post-PC dreams - slipping past Windows and becoming the dominant consumer electronics platform for the decades ahead - isn't this new iPad, or any single gadget.
The iPad Mini costs a bit more than competing tablets of a similar size, but Apple said on Monday that it sold three million new iPads in the first weekend that both the smaller iPad and the fourth-generation iPad went on sale. That... Read Post
Apple this morning is launching sales of the iPad Mini, triggering the usual Street speculation on opening weekend sales. Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster thinks the company can sell 1 million to 1.5 million iPads for the three-da... Read Post