MacNN has a report this morning stating that Apple will hold an internal meeting today to discuss the features, purpose, and plan for the iPad and where it fits into the company’s strategic plans, according to “several sources”. 

A similar meeting was held shortly after the launch of the iPhone in 2007 when Steve Jobs fielded questions from employees.  The questions included one asking about the possible cannibalization of the iPod via the iPhone to which Jobs replied that if anyone would be cannibalizing Apple’s products, he hoped it would only be Apple. 

Just over three years after the announcement of the iPhone, we have seen the success that the iPhone has had and that, though it has slightly cannibalized iPod sales, the iPhone continues to outpace expectations nearly every quarter.

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