iA - Designing for iPad - Reality Check

Over the last two months we have been working on several iPad projects: Two news projects, a social network and a word processor; we worked on those applications without having the actual device to test. The question “Are we designing desktop applications, web sites or something entirely new?” has been torturing us until that magical package from New York finally crossed our door sill. Here is a quick write up of design insights before and after the appearance of the iPad at our office.