Ben Bajarin:

The iPad is not computing dumbed down; it is powerful computing simplified. […] For many consumers the iPad Air will be the most empowering personal computer they have ever owned.

It’s getting to the point where, for many people, the greatest hurdle to using an iPad as their main personal computer is nothing more than their own prejudice and/or general resistance to try something different.

The iPad Air is a Truly Mass Market Personal Computer