Apple Finally Catches Up with iPad 2 Demand

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Fortune noted earlier today that Apple has finally caught up with iPad 2 demand this weekend with shipping times down to 1-3 business days. This comes over 4 months since the iPad 2 was originally launched in March.

Shortly after its launch, the iPad 2 had 4-5 week delays in availability. Lines were common at many stores for months after the launch. Just last week, Apple had already made steady improvements in availability by dropping ship times down to 3-5 days for the first time since launch.

Top Rated Comments

i.mac Avatar
142 months ago
Pardon my drama, but why is there any demand for any tablet? IMO they all suck, especially the iPad. A device targeted for the internet without the most common internet plugin is just a waste of time.

So many answers, so not worth the time...
Score: 43 Votes (Like | Disagree)
lfc Avatar
142 months ago
Adobe Flash. Yes, I hate Flash player, but you gotta face the fact that it's here to stay.

That's why theres HTML5 alternatives popping up every day :rolleyes:
Score: 35 Votes (Like | Disagree)
boss.king Avatar
142 months ago
Pardon my drama, but why is there any demand for any tablet? IMO they all suck, especially the iPad. A device targeted for the internet without the most common internet plugin is just a waste of time.

My girlfriend has one, she uses it for note-taking, movies, games, photo's, and music. In fact the only thing she rarely uses it for is internet.
Score: 26 Votes (Like | Disagree)
pohl Avatar
142 months ago
Pardon my drama, but why is there any demand for any tablet? IMO they all suck, especially the iPad. A device targeted for the internet without the most common internet plugin is just a waste of time.

Just curious...have you picked a number yet: how big does this market have to get before cognitive dissonance undermines your belief?
Score: 23 Votes (Like | Disagree)
42streetsdown Avatar
142 months ago
People like you start a fight of words by putting such lame comments. You enjoy it don't you ? :mad:

They call them trolls... don't feed them.
Score: 19 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ABernardoJr Avatar
142 months ago
Now I remember why I don't leave comments. Because a vast majority of Mac rumors are blind Apple fanboys.

What does being a fan of Apple have to do with your original claim against tablets in general, which apparently "all suck"? The way you call out Apple fans for disagreeing with your blanket statement regarding tablets suggests that you have your share of bias and reservations against Apple fans, which you claim to be.
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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