I laughed at you when you first appeared because I thought you were essentially a GIANT iPod touch. Why would I ever want one of these? It's not even a phone.
Then, you came into my life, and I couldn't live without you as a constant media companion. With the addition of the Apple Pencil and an upgrade to the iPad Pro, you changed my life and the way that I interact with information in a wide variety of settings.
Yet, sometimes I feel like you have pushed humanity dangerously close to a life in hover chairs aboard the Axiom from the Pixar film Wall-E.
Nevertheless, I love you. Thanks for being the one device that rises above all others. At least for now. Enjoy your day iPad. Here's to another 10 years.
To celebrate check out this retrospective from Wired Magazine or go back and see how it all began when Steve Jobs delivered his last great Apple Keynotes.