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March 17th, 2012
03:19 PM ET

What the new iPad says about us - and Apple

The excitement surrounding the new iPad begs a question: Why do so many people feel the need to have the latest gadget as soon as it comes out?
Our partners at have an interesting answer. Turns out there's a word for it: neophilia. Are you a neophile - or even a neophiliac? Here's a quiz to help you find out.
Meanwhile, we in the Newsroom were struck by this story exploring just how huge Apple has become. To put in perspective, check out this blog. Wow.
What do you think?
Weigh in here or at Facebook or Twitter. And to those of you who are off grabbing the latest gadgets: Enjoy.

Filed under: Josh Levs