Friday Poll: Why the commotion on iPad 2 Day?
Reports tell of long lines, shortages, and even cheaters for today's iPad 2 launch. Why didn't Apple accept preorders like it did for the original?
Why didn't Apple allow preorders for the iPad 2?
A few phone calls around the Seattle area showed all Apple stores stocked, though some smaller partner stores were not. One Craigslist posting apparently already sold out online. This seems to be because Apple for the device. The original iPad's launch, though, did include preorders, and things went exceptionally smoothly. From what we're hearing, that's not the case this time.
But why wouldn't Apple allow preorders for one of its hottest releases of the year? We're can't say for sure, but we do have some guesses. We're sure you do, too. Vote in our the poll and elaborate in the comments section.