Mike Elgan, writing in Cult of Mac, reveals that the iPad it has disrupted several industries, including the PC and netbook companies, the specialist vertical market tablet industry and even the child’s toybox. As a result, everyone outside the Apple system hates the Cupertino tablet:
Consumers love the iPad. But the unprecedented success of the iPad is laying waste to products, product categories, companies and even entire industries, and nobody can stop it. Never before in the history of consumer electronics has a single product earned so much love – and so much hate.