I am still adapting to the iPhone-like changes to Safari on iPad with iOS8. Quite apart from the extra step required to get to the navigation, new webpage, etc. buttons, I am still getting used to the those buttons being on the top on the iPad (as opposed to the bottom, on the iPhone), and constantly pulling down Notifications by accident....
Not a huge fan of it yet.
Today's New York Times has an interesting piece on ApplePay. It's actually complimentary to Apple. Consequently, Samsungers and Androiders are out in force, with their inferiority complex and anti-Apple vitriol in full display. It's worth checking out just for that.
When we give up our right to privacy, we give up the right to free expression, freedom of religion, right to peaceful assembly, and right to not self-incriminate. We even give up (the one that I am not entirely a fan of, but it is what it is) our second amendment rights.