Laptop computers took 12 years to reach 50 million people. That same milestone was reached by smartphones in 7 years. Tablets, which is to say the iPad, got there in just 2.
Many analysts predict that by the end of next year, total tablet sales will completely eclipse traditional computers.
But does it mean that the tablet is the “perfect” computer? Or is it just another gadgetstop on the neverending geek highway?
Most likely the tablet is just the first step in an evolution to something better that embraces a broader range of our natural communication behaviours. Continue reading