Imagine you’re 14 and, one summer, you hear on the news that you’re getting iPads when you go back to school. You go back, are handed an iPad, and then they tell you that you can’t browse the web, can’t use it for personal projects and all you can do with it is look at Pearson apps. Total heartbreak.
Speirs makes some fantastic points backed up by his experiences in the deployment at his school. I still wonder how anybody thought a fully locked down iPad was worth, well, buying an iPad for?