Why must some of you see things as either/or ?
There's nothing that precludes a computer user from equally enjoying an iPhone/iPod Touch, iPad and Macbook/iMac.
Apple's designed the "system" so that it works well and they're "stewing" their Cloud strategy (MobileMe, Lala acquisition) to tie everything together.
Yes the iPad is primarily a content delivery device. That's Apple's intentions. The creation comes from light artwork or text input but it's a...