I just purchased mba for my wife and myself and really love them. for us the ipad for now just did not seem to fill our needs. we reached more for our laptops and iphones more than our ipads so we moved to the mba. I really do feel that depending on how apple develps icloud services this mba maybe my last laptop and I could easily see me with an ipad but the ios must improve to do so. I think if the icloud develops media storage capabilities and streaming that maybe the point I jump on board of just having a cellphone and tablet. We will see but cloud computing sure makes you think how we will use our computers in the future. The mba for me was the step to show me that I really did not need a computer with icore and quad core processing I really just needed the ssd and more portable form factor.