The iPad is not a "computer wannabe." The iPad fits the very definition of "computer."
/kəmˈpyutər/ Show Spelled[kuhm-pyoo-ter] Show IPA
–noun 1. Also called processor. an electronic device designed to accept data, perform prescribed mathematical and logical operations at high speed, and display the results of these operations. Compare analog computer, digital computer.
2. a person who computes; computist.
1640–50; compute + -er1 ; cf. MF computeur
—Related forms comĚputĚerĚlike, adjective
A more accurate term would be "non-desktop" or "non-laptop" but the iPad is a computer.