This will be interesting to see how RCI goes about this once the time comes. If passengers are allowed to roam the ship with them, then I would think there would be some kind of anti-theft device on them, so passengers can't take them off the ship in port.
I too, like my iPad. It was a lifesaver so to speak in October when we had that snowstorm. We were without power from about 7:00 pm that Saturday night to 1:30 am Monday morning. Our iPads were charged, and we had a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot that we were able to use.
2007 - Majesty of the Seas (Bahamas)
2009 - Enchantment of the Seas (Western Caribbean)
2010 - Freedom of the Seas (Western Caribbean)
2013 - Golden Princess (Alaska, roundtrip from Seattle)