But one of the most interesting things Apple said has about the iPad is how it improves the “experience” of doing everyday computing tasks — email, web browsing, making photo slideshows.
He’s exactly right. The desktop/laptop is basically a bastardization of the original computer terminal, even the typewriter. The variety of media present for manipulation on the modern computer is unsuited to the keyboard/mouse paradigm.
Even if the iPad isn’t quite right, we need somebody to push us onwards out of this rut.