The iPad as Mediator

Is it only me and Val, or does every couple reach for their iPads as soon as a dispute of fact rears its head?

For instance, if I comment on an actor’s age while watching TV and Val thinks that person’s age is different than my guess, I dive for the iPad. Before you know it, we’re on IMDB or Wikipedia verifying who is closest, usually with an “AHA!” and a not-so-subtle reading of the relevant source. (We used to use the iPhone, but the iPad is even better for this purpose.) I think this might be the iPad’s single greatest use–it should probably be a commercial.