You’d think with an amazing 56 different potential iPad combinations of model, size, color, configuration, speed, and price from which to choose, Apple would now have an iPad to suit just about
anyone without compromise. I must be hard to please.
It was certainly a lot easier deciding which iPad to buy when I last purchased one back in 2011. Then, there were two colors, one size, and three memory configurations in either WiFi only or
WiFi/cellular. I knew exactly which one I wanted—a white, 16 GB basic WiFi unit.
The problem then was getting one. I was on a wait list for a month.
This year, even before I knew of the vastly expanded range of iPad hardware availability announced October 16, I figured deciding which 2014 revision iPad to get would be another slam-dunk
choice—either an A8 powered iPad Air or an iPad mini with 32GB of storage memory, and that would be that. Instead, a week after the new models were unveiled, I’m still equivocating.
The reason? Like Lucy van Pelt whisking the football away from Charlie Brown while he’s in mid kick, Apple has…