Here is a just a pause for thought. I have been resisting the urge to buy an iPad2. It is a very strong temptation. I am in meetings these days where people are happy to flash their tech cred by bringing out their iPads. But then I watch them. They are generally playing with some of the little toys.
I have tried facetime and I like it but I am actually quite OK with skype and its chat features.
One of the fellow Professors has made similar comments - a great toy.
Well here is a more objective view from PCWeek.
Perhaps I will wait a bit