@ScanIAm:

Between AAPL and MSFT, only AAPL sets the price and tetheredness of the hardware so...um...yeah.

http://shop.ebay.com/i.html?_nkw=apad

These "poor" people can buy an Android driven tablet computer right now for under a hundred bucks with free shipping anywhere in the world.

These worldwide consumers will believe that Android is the norm and when they become richer, they will see a foreign operating system such as Microsoft's as a computing abomination and so will their kids and their kids' kids.