Hi everyone! I'm Gail. I ordered my iPad on April 28 and received it on May 7. It is the 3G, 64GB model.
I have the Apple case for it and the camera adapters. I also bought the Timbuk2 Freestyle Netbook / iPad Messenger to carry my iPad as well as the rest of my stuff. I'm not worried about it being like a purse because I'm a girl, lol. I usually carry it slung over my shoulder like a half-pack. I have the Potrero/Jellyfish color. It has lots of great pockets including a lined cellphone pocket. I highly recommend it and it comes in manly black for those who are so inclined.
I just took my first trip with the iPad where I left the laptop at home. It is so sweet not to be lugging all that weight, and the iPad did everything I needed it to.
I'm still reeling on this data plan news because being able to start and stop the plan at will, and having the option for "unlimited" for $30 was a large part of getting the 3G version. Of course I've still got the GPS and the option for 3G when I absolutely need it so it is not a total loss, but I won't be buying as much cellular data under the new plan as I would have under the old.
I've also been an iPhone owner since November 2007. I currently have the 16 GB 3Gs with no plans to upgrade to the new model. I am however, looking forward to OS4.