One of the familiar refrains when the iPad first launched is that it is a content consumption device as opposed to a notebook computer, which can create and consume content. I am certain that the emphasis on content consumption was to set expectations so that when people got their hands on the iPad they wouldn’t be disappointed. While the iPad is great for viewing pictures, video, and written content, it actually works fairly well for creating content as well. The Business Insider web site has an interesting article that shows ten different ways that the iPad is being used to create content such as paintings, music and writing. Most of the items in the article are provided in YouTube videos, which you can always play on an iPad to show people exactly a little creativity can produce using the iPad as a tool. Here is one of the videos in the article:
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