OK. So I was one of those who pre-ordered the first iPad and had it delivered to my parsonage door on the very first day that it was available. I’m not an Apple fanboy, I swear. And I don’t consider myself to be on the cutting edge of technology (well, certainly not bleeding edge anyway). Even though many previewers weren’t even sure what to make of the new device, I couldn’t shake the feeling that this Apple tablet was going to be a game changer. The iPad possessed all the features I never knew I needed until Steve Jobs pointed them out to me in his keynote.
Two obstacles stood between me and the coveted iPad. 1) How was I going to scrape together the money to buy it? and 2) How was I going to convince my wife to let me buy it? You can guess which was the higher hurdle. Continue reading