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Ipad....please convince me

I am a diehard Mac user. I don't think I will ever be a PC person again in my life. I love the Mac platform. I also have a 64gb Ipod touch that is never not with me. I even sleep with it, using the app called "Ambience" to lull me into a slumber every night with the sound of digitally recorded rainfall or waterfalls.
So, of course, I have at little bit of interest in the Ipad. I haven't been able to use one in person, and the only thing I have seen so far are online videos of the device in action.

The problem is that I haven't really seen the ipad do anything that my Ipod Touch doesn't already do just fine.

Is this thing just a big Ipod? Or is it really something new and different?

I was disappointed in the Ipad when it was first shown. I had envisioned a touch-sensitive Macbook that would run OSX titles. I record music with Apple Logic. I had hoped that I would be able to use the program on Apple's new tablet. I saw myself adjusting the knobs and faders with my fingertips as if I was using a real studio soundboard. Instead, the ipad turned out to be another Iphone-inspired device.

That doesn't completely turn me off to the device. I am interested in seeing what it can do. I would love it if someone who has used one could list some things that it does different from my ipod.

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