In Pictures: 22 ways Apple’s iPad video mixes fantasy and reality

Apple marketers are some of the best in the business, especially when showing off the new iPad Air in a promotional video. But don't fall completely for the marketing hype this holiday season. We break down one of their most compelling videos to separate real-world uses from fantasy.

Apple's iPad Vision vs. Tablet Reality Only the marketing folks at Apple could compare the $500 iPad Air with a No. 2 pencil in a television commercial and spark consumer excitement. When CEO Tim Cook unveiled the iPad Air in October, Apple ran another inspirational video, called "Life on iPad," showing all the crazy places people use their iPads. Six of the more than dozen examples are based on real cases.

CIO.com has been covering iPads in the enterprise since the beginning, and we know a little about where iPads end up and where most people would never dream about bringing them. And so we've taken apart Apple's "Life on iPad" video to find out what's real and what's not.

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