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Was the iPad doomed from the start?

As many tech analysts have pointed out, the iPhone is possibly the most successful product in the history of consumer products. But then that leaves us wondering what Apple has planned for when iPhone sales plateau and then fall — something we’ve seen happening recently. The iPad, when it launched in 2010, was supposed to be that next big thing, but after some blockbuster sales right of the gate, the device has experienced steady declines. Why? Was it a product doomed from the start? Or was it never supposed to be the next iPhone, but rather just another product in Apple’s arsenal? To discuss this topic I brought on Beutler Ink president and Apple fanboy Bill Beutler. Check out our video below.