Now, before I begin, I know the two are essentially different devices, and Steve wants us to buy iPads to sit between an iPhone and a Macbook, but is anyone else experiencing this or a similar pre-purchase dilema? Currently I own a Mac Mini desktop system and an iPhone, but have been in the market for a portable system to sit between the 2 for a while, as I could do with some more computing power on the road than my iPhone provides (as good as it is for very light, casual web browsing). I've pretty much ruled out netbooks on the basis that the better models are too expensive for what they are and I don't think I can deal with Windows anymore.. but now I'm stuck between the iPad and a Macbook. I'm very tempted by the iPad. I'm a sucker for "new" tech and I really am impressed with some of it's features and the portable tablet form factor. The only reservation I have about the iPad is typing. The reason I'm largely in the market for a portable computer is that I tend to do a fair bit of blogging and writing, and don't always get as much time as I'd like to do this at home. Don't get me wrong, I'm never going to be writing War and Peace, but I would like the option to type out larger articles and pieces without worrying about touch screen keyboards etc. To that end, a Macbook would be great, but they're heavier, clunkier and probably a good £300-£400 more expensive than the lower end iPads. I'm almost certain I'll end up with one or the other, but I'm trying to weigh up which would be better. If I buy an iPad, will I regret the lack of a traditional, physical keyboard when writing larger pieces? If I buy a Macbook, will I regret paying significantly more for a less portable, older product, and will I regret not being a part of the new tablet revolution from the offset? Has anybody else experienced a similar tussle and if so, what have you gone for? Are there any existing Macbook owners out there who are also buying an iPad, and if so what features are you buying the iPad to replace your Macbook for, and what features of the Macbook are you keeping?