Not so much anymore.
Well, first of all, take a look at it:
That's right, the new iPad is a larger iPhone. It comes with all the apps and interface of an iPhone or iPod touch, except it's BIGGER.
Okay, I'll give credit when credit is due, it also does some iWork stuff that is really useful... if you're in an office that uses iWork. Which, I'm not.
Maybe it's just me, but when I heard rumor of a tablet, I thought of someting that would be more suseful for graphic design, which is something that Proptart would find very useful. Being able to have a touch interface with Photoshop or possibly just being able to write down notes in class would be ridiculously useful for the average mac user.
This... is just a PDA that I can't fit in my pocket.
I know some of you that keep up with me know that a mac user without being a rabid Mac fan. Anyone who follows a company blindly is waiting for disappointment in my opinion. And this is one of those times. This isn't revolutionary, this isn't an improvement on something that has a lot of potential, this isn't even that "fun" looking. It's just a huge touch screen wannabe laptop. It's not even a wannabe laptop.
I can see this being useful in some settings where touch screens need to be accessible to the public, or firms where certain apps could be used internally. But I think that use is kind of limited. Me personally? I'm sticking to the standard issue laptop.