Our second live CNET Showcase event was all about the market for smaller-than-laptop computers: Slates, tablets, and Netbooks. We brought Dan Ackerman out from our New York office to argue with Donald Bell about the merits of different technologies and platforms, in front of a live audience.
The video above is our discussion, in which we focus a lot on Apple's iPad and what it took to give it the market position it has: more than 3 million devices sold since it first came out, into a market that no other company has been able to crack in 10 years.
We had seven vendors out to demo their products, too. Brian Cooley is doing a wrap-up video of the new gear, which will post on Monday.