The iPad? Really, Mr. Jobs? It doesn't look absorbent at all, and don't the better products have wings? When I heard the name for Apple's new, extra-large iPod Touch (the iPhone without the phone), I thought it was a joke, but not only is Apple really calling it the iPad, there is a competing claim on that goofy name: Adobe responds to iPad's lack of Flash, Fujitsu consulting lawyers over iPad name .
Fujitsu says it owns the "iPad" name. The company sold an iPad handset in 2002, filed for a trademark in 2003, and said it is consulting lawyers over the matter.
Here's the product review that best answered my questions. I found both these videos at Dvorak Uncensored.