Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is expected to introduce a new iPad next week. Fool contributors John Reeves and David Meier take a closer look at what this means for the company and its investors.

After discussing what investors are likely to see from the event, David puts it all into an investing context. Ultimately, the user experience is critical. David further believes that consumers are more likely to buy great devices if they know there's outstanding software available to use -- either from Apple, itself, or through its developers' network.

David Meier owns shares of Apple. John Reeves owns shares of Apple. The Motley Fool recommends Apple. The Motley Fool owns shares of Apple. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.