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Millions are soooooo 1990s, chump change is now measured in billions, and apparently, if you want people to even notice, you have to spend in trillions.
6 hour battery life
8 in x 11.2 in x 1.18 in
Plastic case with lower coefficient of friction
10 hour battery life
7.5 x 9.5 in x 0.5 in
Aluminum case with higher coefficient of friction
The fact that the iPad is half the weight, half the thickness, and has almost 2x the battery life is not something you can easily ignore in a device who's primary goal is to be portable. To setup a litmus test, try to argue that using a netbook to reply to an email while walking through an airport is less awkward than using a touchscreen tablet in the same situation.
What standards is your Windows Server / gaming platform, based on?