Does Panasonic's Toughpad point the way to an iPad future?

It is very clear why Apple's iPad is the most successful device in the lucrative new tablet category: Cupertino simply does the best job of any vendor in terms of providing an end-to-end solution.

Panasonic brings "Tough" brand to tablets

You probably know the Panasonic Toughbook for its crazy viral ads that show the laptop going through mountains of abuse.