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As someone who follows along with tech news on a daily basis, it's easy to forget how quickly technology changes. In refreshing HowStuffWorks' guide to the iPad, everything I read felt incredibly dated -- when, in reality, the iPad has only been around since 2010! There was no market for tablets until Apple released the iPad, and now there are hundreds of devices out there. The iPad's high resolution display is also pushing forward the next generation of LCD displays. It's also making Apple tons of money. No matter how you look at it, the iPad is a smashing success. -- WF

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