The buzz ahead of Apple’s launch of its new tablet computer, called iPad, reminded me of the poor Segway.
The glorified scooter was supposed to change everything, practically launching the world into The Jetsons era. The device, codenamed Ginger, was so hyped in advance of its unveiling that disappointment was inevitable. Nothing, really, could possibly live up to that kind of buzz. Remember Snakes on a Plane?