It may be late, but at least operators are starting to talk about it
Both Vodafone and O2 have announced they will announce dedicated iPad price plans at the end of May, confirming Apple’s announcement that the tablet’s international launch will be delayed.
In virtually identical emails, the two companies said they “
iPad delay confirmed
The international launch was delayed because of unexpectedly high demand for the iPad in the US where it launched earlier this month, and sold 450,000 units in its first five days. Apple said this level of sales would make it difficult to meet demand in the rest of the world.
Among the oft-repeated drawbacks to the iPad is its inability to run applications based on Adobe’s Flash technology, which Steve jobs has publicly criticised. Apple has tightened up agreements for developers, forceing them not to use cross-platform development tools, leading to speculation that Adobe will sue Apple over its conditions.