A week ago, just after Donald Bell posted his positive review of the iPad 2, I posted a list of tablet alternatives to Apple's device. My intention was to show CNET readers the broad availability of tablets on the market, and to demonstrate what promising products are still to come. At the time I considered it a pretty innocuous post, but I should have known better when an Apple product is involved.
Over the weekend I began to receive reader e-mails asking me what the point of such a list was. The iPad was the best, of course, so … Read more