Things you'll never do on a tablet (at least in our lifetimes):
1. write software
2. burn optical media
3. run a server for a website that is publicly used
Most everything you need to do on a tablet, you can do with iOS and Honeycomb.
I mean, do you really need to play your guitar through an iPad?
But you can. It's one of the most popular apps in the App store.
http://line6.com/podxt/ == obsolete
You can also use Garageband on an iPad and many people do.
I never need to type out anything anymore because thanks to Google I can just talk in my SMS messages, and they're near 100% accurate.
These are the types of things people use mobile for. Doctors use mobile to keep track of patients. Business uses mobile for logistics. All of these real world applications already run well on iOS and Honeycomb, and have for a couple years now.
Released yesterday, Good's latest quarterly data report (PDF) found that more smartphones and tablets in general have been flooding the workplace. But Apple's iOS has led the way, grabbing 80 percent of all device activations in the enterprise seen by Good during the second quarter. That marks an increase from just less than 70 percent in the first quarter.
It's just too late.
A $500 investment per employee such as an iPad or Android Tablet is not a short term investment.
Microsoft should disengage this pursuit and concentrate on the next round instead or they're just throwing money out of the window. This is Microsoft's "mobile Zune".
It's going to wind up in the bargain basement bin.