This cover feature from the April 5, 2010 issue of Newsweek introduced the latest revolution from Apple: the iPad. In fact, the tablet had just hit the stores two days prior. Now, less than three years after the world had first embraced the iPhone, it’s bigger brother had been born. But despite all the buzz, people were left wondering: “How am I going to use this thing?”

Read on to revisit the iPad in its infancy, from an era (not that long ago) when people were just beginning to ponder the utility of these now ubiquitous devices.