updated 12:20 pm EDT, Fri March 16, 2012
iPad second most popular option
YBUY, a new try-before-you-buy online subscription service, has announced that it will begin carrying Apple's third generation iPad today. Orders placed today will be shipped to customers before April 1, giving customers a chance to test the device for 300 days before committing to the purchase. For a set $25 per month fee, YBUY members can test out a variety of products ranging from high-end Bose headsets to Rabbit Air purifies. After the trial period ends customers then have opportunity to keep the item and have the trial fee applied toward the YBUY product purchase price or send the product back to YBUY and select another item.
The new iPad and iPad 2 are top choices among first time tablet buyers according to survey
A new reader survey from dealnews has indicated that the iPad 2 is the second most popular tablet amount first-time buyers. According to the survey, 78 percent of non-tablet owners who are planning on buying their first device within the next year will be purchasing the third generation iPad. Meanwhile of the remaining 22 percent, more than half will buy a previous generation iPad ahead of an Android or Windows device.