iPad turns 3

Well, as some of you might know, today marks the day that the original(!) iPad was released to the masses. After 3 long years, it's always nice to see both what the established patterns/trends are that have taken over mobile computing over the past while, as well as what the media (and oftentimes consumers themselves) got right, and wrong in terms of knowledge and expectations.

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via images.apple.com

In terms of the web, I've also rounded up a few stories, whether overzealous or not, about that historic day in 2010, that helped further the personal device market towards how it stands today. Most, if not all of them, seem to have a recurring theme;

Apple Insider

CultofMac

Investor's Takes

What are your thoughts, and has the iPad affected your life in any meaningful way? Let me know in the comments!