This is a pretty good topic to bring up. Not that the Ipad would ever replace a fully fledged OS X computer. But it brings up a lot of questions of whether it affected purchasing new computers. Because of the mobility that Ipad brings to the table and with each day, the ipad software gets stronger. All our worries will be eliminated in some fashion. A lot of people have even opted to not bring their laptop to places; replacing it with an ipad. The question then is, does the Ipad affect your decision to purchase a macbook, macbook pro or macbook air? Does it cause you to think more about purchasing a iMac, Mac Mini or the Mac Pro's?? For me personally, my macbook just stays on a desk and gets connected to a 24 inch monitor. It never moves. Maybe my next apple computer purchase will be in fact, a Mac Mini or iMac. Why carry two portables around?