Planned or not, Apple has made consumers change their thinking of the iPad in general. It's no longer "Do I need an iPad?" It's, "Which iPad do I need?" This shift in thinking is either: Exactly what Apple planned from the beginning. A result of an increased amount of competition (plethora of options available). Dumb luck. Or, of course, none of the above. It's just interesting that we don't see nearly as many "Why do I need an iPad?" threads created lately. Thoughts?