Today in Connected Consumer

Did Apple let the “unofficial” iPad hype get out of hand? It certainly seems that way given the rash of “What’s Missing from the iPad” stories that have followed since the unveiling. The lack of Flash support is drawing a lot of fire, as are the relative scarcity of compelling apps at launch and the movie-unfriendly 4:3 aspect ratio. Sometimes, though, when you give a child a new toy, he or she may not know what to do with it at first. But once he learns how to play with it, he never puts it down.