According to Michael Gartenberg, the two share the fact that mainstream consumers have huge levels of interest in them. He has a feeling that non-techie users are excited about the iPad in ways that they very rarely are for any tech product – similar to the excitement people felt for Windows 95 and the iPhone.
Check out his article on this for ComputerWorld HERE, for more of his thoughts on this subject.
I am beginning to get a similar impression – I’m seeing big enthusiasm for the iPad amongst ‘normal’ non-techie folks as well.
What do you all think? Is the iPad drawing major interest among your non-techie friends and acquaintances? Will this interest translate into sales?