To iPad or Not to iPad?

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To iPad or Not to iPad? by Mind Map: To iPad or Not to iPad?

1. Pro's

1.1. Great UX

1.2. Accessories

1.2.1. Stylus

1.2.1.1. Limited Stylus Support

1.2.1.2. Thick-Tipped

1.2.1.3. Workarounds (e.g Zooming/Opacity)

1.2.2. Docking Station

1.2.2.1. Several Exist

1.3. Apps

1.3.1. Spotify

1.3.2. Remember The Milk

1.3.2.1. Alternative: Appigo

1.3.3. Agile Zen

1.3.4. Office

1.3.5. SRS (Anki)

1.3.6. UML

1.3.7. MindMeister

1.3.8. Sketching

1.3.9. Data Backup

1.4. Web

1.4.1. Integrated

1.4.1.1. RSS

1.4.1.2. Exchange

1.4.1.3. Safari

1.4.1.3.1. No Google Gears

1.5. Design

1.5.1. Lightweight

1.5.2. Battery Life

1.5.3. Nothing Like It

2. Con's

2.1. No Flash

2.1.1. Some Limited Video Support

2.1.2. TekPub

2.1.3. PeepCode

2.1.4. YouPorn

2.2. Cost

2.2.1. Starting @ ~£450

2.2.2. Actual Life Expectancy?

2.2.2.1. 3-4 Years Hardware?

2.2.2.2. 2 Years Tech?

2.3. Apple Lock-In

2.3.1. Competition?

2.3.2. iTunes

2.3.3. Will I Ever Get My Soul Back?

2.4. Can't Hack

3. Other Questions

3.1. Sync of Mp3s/Podcasts/Screencasts?

3.1.1. DropBox

3.1.2. Viewer?

3.1.3. Native PDF Support via iBooks (Need to Add to iTunes)