As a new and promising technology, tablets have become the new fad since notebook computers. Apple founder Steve Jobs came out the gate with an inciting keynote speech to promote the first iPad, which understandably made “iPad” the word on everybody’s mind. From the start, new tablets promised to define an entirely new experience, and strong sales, even overseas, prompted most other companies to set their tablets out. The success of even recent tablets is obvious today, and this is all due to a change in the device’s size.
Tony Bradley argues that there are advantages to carrying the extra weight of a laptop in a PCWorld article, especially for efficiently completing and saving work. Nevertheless, the hype around newly released tablet computers and social gaming is enough to sell tablets and even introduce tablets into classrooms.