Apparently, all of the hype is real.
Apple sold 300,000 iPads sold on April 3, its launch day. This, Apple proudly crowed in a press release today. Not bad for a device that lists from $499-$829, depending on the desired available gigabytes.
Before the iPad’s highly awaited debut, the buzz had begun concerning how the iPad would stack up against e-readers in general and to Kindle, the Moby Dick of e-readers, in particular.
iPad versus Kindle: To believe or not to believe the hype?