iPad Adoption Rate Fastest Ever, Passing DVD Player 

Called it. Not publicly, alas. But I called it. Not to be a dick, but it seemed obvious. The first time I saw the way a kid reacted to an iPad, I thought, “This thing is going to be crrrrazy popular.”

Update from 2015: declines in iPad sales over the last year have made headlines. But perspective: this thing is still selling in numbers greater than any other gadget in history … except the iPhone.