Date: April 3, 2010
Complex says: The introduction of the iPad helped set the standard for what the next-gen portable PC will be by combining the power of a laptop with the mobility of a smartphone. Apple’s latest gem offered a stunning 9.7-inch multi-touch screen with sharp visuals, dope exclusive apps, 3G/wi-fi capabilities, and an impressive 10-hour battery life. Having sold more than 8.5 million units by year’s end, Steve Jobs proved that netbooks aren't the end-all, be-all for portable computing. As RIM prepares to launch its own tablet, the BlackBerry PlayBook, and the Samsung Galaxy Tablet gaining heavy momentum, Apple’s already working on its second-generation model, due out next year.