Walter S. Mossberg / Personal Technology:
Apple iPad Review: Laptop Killer? Pretty Close — For the past week or so, I have been testing a sleek, light, silver-and-black tablet computer called an iPad. After spending hours and hours with it, I believe this beautiful new touch-screen device from Apple has the potential …
Discussion: Wall Street Journal, Yahoo! News, Between the Lines, Inside Facebook, iLounge, blogs.chron.com, PC World, Boy Genius Report, fierceonlinevideo.com …, BerryScoop, SiliconANGLE, Forward Thinking, TUAW, Know Your Cell, Chicago Sun Times, VentureBeat, Electricpig, Computerworld, Fone Arena, Guardian, MacDailyNews, BIA/Kelsey Local Media Watch, Gadget Lab, Liliputing, Touch Arcade and The Next Web, Thanks:mrinaldesai
Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg / Wall Street Journal: Amazon Gives Way On E-Book Pricing
Ben Patterson / Yahoo! News: Early reviews: iPad is ‘beautiful,’ ‘blazingly fast,’ has ‘a touch of genius’
Eric Eldon / Inside Facebook: Is Facebook for iPad Coming This Weekend?
Charles Starrett / iLounge: Early iPad review tidbits: Free eBook, app opening, more
Harry McCracken / PC World: Apple's iPad: The First Reviews Are In
Michael Bettiol / Boy Genius Report: iPad review round-up
Jason Cipriani / BerryScoop: iPad Reviews and Vidoes Go Live Across The Interwebz
Michael J. Miller / Forward Thinking: What the IPad Reviews Tell Us - And What They Don't
Zach Epstein / Know Your Cell: Round-up: Old media reviews the Apple iPad
Mic Wright / Electricpig: iPad apps: first screenshots reveal all
Matt Hamblen / Computerworld: iPad has a lot riding on AT&T
Varun Krish / Fone Arena: Apple iPad Review Roundup
Jemima Kiss / Guardian: iPad reviews: the first verdicts come in
Mike Boland / BIA/Kelsey Local Media Watch: iPad: Is it a Mobile Device?
Brian X. Chen / Gadget Lab: Roundup: The First Reviews of Apple's iPad
Brad / Liliputing: Apple iPad review roundup
David Pogue / New York Times:
Reviews: Love It or Not? Looking at iPad From 2 Angles — In 10 years of reviewing tech products for The New York Times, I've never seen a product as polarizing as Apple's iPad, which arrives in stores on Saturday. — “This device is laughably absurd,” goes a typical remark on a tech blog's comments board.
Discussion: Rough Type, Digits, GigaOM, THEROOT.COM, Vanity Fair, Digital Daily, InformationWeek, blogs.telegraph.co.uk, Digital Society, PC World, blogs.chron.com, Guardian, Gizmodo, Boing Boing, Tech Central, MAKE Magazine, Fast Company, Switched, Zatz Not Funny!, Internet2Go, BIA/Kelsey Local Media Watch, Edible Apple, Gawker, rizzn.com, The Mobile Gadgeteer, The Register and kottke.org
Jennifer Valentino-DeVries / Digits: IPad: Buy Now or Wait?
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM: What the Web Is Saying About the Apple iPad
Omar Wasow / THEROOT.COM: The Techies Are Wrong about the iPad
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: An iPad Review Roundup
Eric Zeman / InformationWeek: Early iPad Reviews Paint Positive Picture
Shane Richmond / blogs.telegraph.co.uk: The Apple iPad: Review of reviews
Jason Snell / PC World: First IPad Reviews Hit the Web
Charles Arthur / Guardian: Apple's iPad: what the reviewers of the reviewers think
Rosa Golijan / Gizmodo: First iPad Reviews Are In
Xeni Jardin / Boing Boing: Apple's iPad is a touch of genius
Nigel Kendall / Tech Central: Apple iPad - first review roundup
Gareth Branwyn / MAKE Magazine: IFixit's coup, an Apple pre-release teardown!
Dan Nosowitz / Fast Company: Crib Sheet: First iPad Reviews
Amar Toor / Switched: The iPad Arrives: Our Review of the Reviews
Dave Zatz / Zatz Not Funny!: The iPad Review Roundup
Greg Sterling / Internet2Go: iPad Early Review Consensus: “It's a Winner”
Maureen O'Connor / Gawker: David Carr Is Having Intimate Encounters With His iPad
Mark ‘Rizzn’ Hopkins / rizzn.com: Would You Do It? Starve the Children to “Change Portable Computing Profoundly”?
Matthew Miller / The Mobile Gadgeteer: A-lister Apple iPad reviews go live, PC Mag offers most depth
Stephen Fry / Time:
The iPad Launch: Can Steve Jobs Do It Again? — It is a gorgeous spring day when I arrive at the coolest address in the universe: 1 Infinite Loop, Cupertino, Calif., where Apple has been headquartered since 1993. The campus, for such they call it, is enormous yet not big enough to contain Apple's current rate of expansion.
Discussion: AppleInsider, Tech Trader Daily, 9 to 5 Mac, Silicon Alley Insider, Fast Company, Gizmodo, TiPb, Daring Fireball, Kotaku, I4U News, T3.com News, Electricpig.co.uk and Recombu
Eric Savitz / Tech Trader Daily: Apple: How Many iPads Will Sell This Weekend?
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Time covers Steve Jobs and the iPad
Addy Dugdale / Fast Company: John Doerr Gives $100 Million Thumbs-Up to iPad
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: Steve Jobs Is Just Getting Warmed Up
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Time Magazine cover story: Steve Jobs, Apple, and iPad
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: Stephen Fry on the iPad for Time
Brian Crecente / Kotaku: Stephen Fry, The Voice of LittleBigPlanet, Reviews the iPad
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Steve Jobs Interview by Stephen Fry on the iPad and his Career
Andrew Lim / Recombu: Stephen Fry posts iPad unboxing video
Edward C. Baig / USA Today:
Verdict is in on Apple iPad: It's a winner — Months of speculation, feverish lust, an überhyped prize that could disrupt the status quo of computing. You wouldn't be the first person to compare the run-up to Saturday's arrival of the iPad to the prelaunch mania that surrounded the iPhone.
Discussion: PC World, Digits, Electronista, PadGadget, broadstuff, Softpedia News, VentureBeat, iPad in Canada, Chicago Sun Times and Daring Fireball
Ian Paul / PC World: iPad Reviews: The Good, Bad, and Ecstatic
Jennifer Valentino-DeVries / Digits: IPad Review Roundup: ‘Beautiful,’ but Is It a ‘Game Changer’?
Roberto / PadGadget: USAToday Declares iPad a Winner
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: Google to launch iPad killer?
Andy Ihnatko / Chicago Sun Times: Sure, the iPad is cool - but is it a real computer?
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: Ed Baig: 'The First iPad Is a Winnerl
Tim Gideon / PC Magazine:
Apple iPad (Wi-Fi) — RATINGS — After it was announced back in January, the unfortunately named Apple iPad ($699 direct, 64GB Wi-Fi) seemed like it could be the company's first major clunker in a long time: An expensive niche product that would inhabit a nebulous region between laptops and smartphones …
Discussion: MacDailyNews, TUAW, MacRumors and AppScout
Dave Caolo / TUAW: Stephen Fry unboxes his iPad
Chloe Albanesius / AppScout: Report: Hulu Prepping Subscription-Based iPad App
Trevor Sheridan / App Advice:
Exclusive : It's Official - Netflix Streaming on the iPad — Netflix is a free app for the iPad that will be available on launch April 3rd. If you're a netflix subscriber you can watch instantly anything in Netflix's online collection directly on your iPad. You can stream TV shows and movies just like you would on your computer.
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, Yahoo! News, NewTeeVee, Ed Burnette's Dev Connection, CNET News, Gadget Lab, Mashable!, Engadget, MacRumors, MediaMemo, PC World, Silicon Alley Insider, Gizmodo, 9 to 5 Mac, Edible Apple, ithinkdifferent, Techland, PadGadget, AppShopper.com, Softpedia News, Liliputing, iLounge, FierceMobileContent, blogs.chron.com, Geekosystem, TUAW, Insanely Great Mac, Fast Company, EverythingiCafe, Neowin.net and I4U News, Thanks:mrinaldesai
Mike Melanson / ReadWriteWeb: Netflix for the iPad: April Fools Joke or Breaking Story?
Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee: NBC Will Also Be Ready for the iPad
Greg Sandoval / CNET News: Netflix has quick fix for possible mail troubles
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: Netflix Streaming on iPad
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Netflix Streaming App Coming to iPad
Daniel Ionescu / PC World: Official Netflix App Coming to Apple iPad
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo: Whoa, the Official Netflix Streaming iPad App
Luke Bornheimer / 9 to 5 Mac: Netflix streaming coming to iPad?
Uzair Ghani / ithinkdifferent: Netflix app for iPad
Peter Ha / Techland: iPad Content Roundup pt. 2
Roberto / PadGadget: Netflix Is Coming To iPad
Jesse David Hollington / iLounge: Netflix app coming to iPad
Jason Ankeny / FierceMobileContent: Netflix releasing streaming video app for iPad
Robert Quigley / Geekosystem: Netflix App Coming to the iPad: This is Big.
Dave Caolo / TUAW: Official Netflix app will stream to iPad
Dan Nosowitztoday / Fast Company: Confirmed: iPad Will Get a Free Netflix Instant Watch App on Launch Day
Tim Barribeau / EverythingiCafe: Netflix To Stream To The iPad
Andrew Lyle / Neowin.net: Netflix coming to the iPad
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Netflix iPad App leaks along with all other approved iPad Apps
April Fools 2010: The Definitive List — It's time for April Fools 2010! We're constantly updating this page with new April Fools jokes as we find them. If you spot a good one please leave it in the comments. Thanks! — Google Wave — Google announced Google Wave wave notifications for Google Wave.
Discussion: Search Engine Land, Between the Lines, The Official Google Blog, Hillicon Valley, YouTube Blog, TechFlash, Mashable!, GigaOM, Data Center Knowledge, Fast Company, Telegraph, Amazon Web Services Blog, VideoNuze, I4U News, Google Wave Blog, Official Google Australia Blog, DailyTech, The Next Web, Google Book Search Blog, GottaBeMobile.com and ResearchBuzz
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land: Google Books, Google Maps Get 3D View (& No April Fool's)
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Our Choice: The Funniest April Fools Jokes
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM: April Fool's: We're Not In Google Anymore
Rich Miller / Data Center Knowledge: Host Installs Carpeting in Data Center
Tyler Gray / Fast Company: Exclusive: Google Goes to Jail for April Fools?
AWS Evangelist / Amazon Web Services Blog: Introducing QC2 - the Quantum Compute Cloud
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Google changes Name to Topeka starting April Fool's Day
Pat Coleman / Google Wave Blog: Try out new Google Wave wave notifications!
Thor Mitchell / Official Google Australia Blog: Maps Just Got OCCA
Brandon Badger / Google Book Search Blog: 3D Books! - Google Books Now Offers Digital Books in a New Dimension
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile.com: April Fools Around the Web
New York Times:
Successes (and Some Growing Pains) at Hulu — Hulu, the popular and free online video hub, has some things to celebrate as it heads into its third year. — The site, a venture of NBC Universal, the News Corporation and the Walt Disney Company, has been profitable for two quarters …
Greg Sandoval / CNET News: Hulu's profitable, but direction still uncertain
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider: Hulu Turns Profitable, We Eat Crow
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder: At Hulu, the Goal Is More Episodes of More Shows
Joe Flint / Company Town: The Morning Fix: Happy birthday, Hulu! …
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: Hulu: We're Profitable, Booming
Michael Rose / TUAW: Hulu coming to iPad... sometime, eventually
Jim O'Neill / fierceonlinevideo.com/news/frontpage: Hulu developing subscription model app for Apple's iPad
Brian Caulfield / Velocity: Hulu Says It's Profitable, Run By Aliens
Chris Barylick / O'Grady's PowerPage: Rumor: Hulu may offer “all-you-can-eat” subscription model for iPad
Jesus Diaz / Gizmodo: Hulu Turns a Profit (No, It's Not an April's Fool)
Dan Nosowitz / Fast Company: Rumor: Hulu to Test Subscription Model on the iPad
Liz Shannon Miller / NewTeeVee: Hulu May Test Subscription Service on iPad
Nilay Patel / Engadget:
NYT: Hulu planning iPad app, might be subscription based
NYT: Hulu planning iPad app, might be subscription based
Discussion: Media Decoder and 9 to 5 Mac
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder: ABC, NBC and CBS Shows Will Be Available on iPad
Chris Ziegler / Engadget:
Verizon Mobile Hotspot on webOS devices now free, Pre Plus and Pixi Plus fall to $49.99 and $29.99 — Whoa, we didn't see this one coming: Verizon just slashed the cost of its 3G Mobile Hotspot feature for the Pre Plus and Pixi Plus all the way down to $, effectively giving you a broadband modem …
Discussion: Boy Genius Report, Technologizer, PreCentral.net, BerryScoop, MobileCrunch, gdgt and Gearlog
Kelly Hodgkins / Boy Genius Report: Verizon Wireless puts the Palm Pre Plus and Pixi Plus on a fire sale
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Palm Prices Plunge
Dieter Bohn / PreCentral.net: Official: Verizon slashes Palm Pre Plus to $49.99, Pixi Plus to $29.99.
Jason Cipriani / BerryScoop: Final Update: Verizon Dropping Price For Pre Plus And Pixi Plus …
Greg Kumparak / MobileCrunch: Verizon Palm Pre and Pixi Plus price slashed, Mobile Hotspot goes free
Snavelykl / gdgt: [big debate] Nintendo DSi: Is it weird that I would rather have a DSi then a DSi XL?
Sascha Segan / Gearlog: Verizon Slashes Palm Prices, Offers Hotspot For Free
Rory Cellan-Jones / BBC:
Facebook duo's fight with founder — The two Americans who were awarded millions of dollars after claiming they had come up with the idea for Facebook say their legal battle isn't over. — Cameron and Tyler Winkelvoss studied at Harvard University alongside Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, where they started a site called ConnectU.
Discussion: All Facebook
Nick O'Neill / All Facebook: $65 Million Not Enough For Winkelvoss Brothers
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb:
Wolfram Alpha Admits Mistake: Mobile Site is Back; iPhone App Down from $50 to $1.99 — Once upon a time, Wolfram Alpha tried to charge $50 for its iPhone app while, at the same time, offering a free iPhone-optimized mobile site. Then, the company shut down the mobile site of its “computational knowledge engine” altogether.
Discussion: The Download Blog, Wolfram, TUAW, Mashable!, TechCrunch, Daring Fireball, Ubergizmo, Search Engine Land, Gadget Lab, Erictric, MobileContentToday, EverythingiCafe, Gizmodo, Macworld, GigaOM and Tech Eye, Thanks:atul
Schoeller Porter / Wolfram: A New Focus on Ubiquity
Mike Schramm / TUAW: Wolfram Alpha lowers iPhone app price, will give refunds
Christina Warren / Mashable!: WolframAlpha Drops iPhone App Price by 96% to $1.99, Offers Refunds
MG Siegler / TechCrunch: WolframAlpha Admits That We're Better At Math
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: Wolfram Alpha for iPhone Drops from $50 to $2
Tim Barribeau / EverythingiCafe: Wolfram Alpha Lowers Price, Offers Refund
Liz Gannes / GigaOM: Wolfram Alpha Wants to Be a Google Maps for Data
Emma Woollacott / Tech Eye: Wolfram/Alpha tries again
Vladislav Savov / Engadget:
WSJ: CBS bringing free HTML5-encoded TV shows to the iPad, ABC plans detailed — The Wall Street Journal is reporting that ABC and CBS are hard at work adapting episodes of their TV shows for the iPad, with both set to offer streamable programming to new slate owners immediately upon launch.
Discussion: AppleInsider, Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, NewTeeVee, MacRumors, Macworld, mocoNews, MarketingVOX, Gizmodo, 9 to 5 Mac, iLounge, DailyTech, GMSV, MacDailyNews, Electronista, TiPb, GottaBeMobile.com and Obsessable
Sam Schechner / Wall Street Journal: CBS, ABC Plan Free iPad Shows
Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee: Netflix, ABC to Release Apps for iPad Launch
John Herrman / Gizmodo: The iPad Will Be Your Next TV
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: WSJ: ABC, CBS, others bringing some shows to iPad for free
Jesse David Hollington / iLounge: CBS and ABC to stream free iPad content
Jason Mick / DailyTech: Apple's iPad “One of the Best Computers Ever” Say Reviewers, New Apps Revealed
John Murrell / GMSV: High tech's high priests bless Apple's new baby (2)
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Netflix, ABC, CBS, and maybe even Hulu coming to iPad!
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile.com: Ready. Set. Consume Media on your iPad
Stephen Schenck / Obsessable: Apple iPad gets the gift of Netflix streaming
Jay Yarow / Silicon Alley Insider:
Microsoft Expanding Its Retail Business: Next Stores In Denver And San Diego (MSFT, AAPL) — Microsoft's retail operations, launched last fall, are apparently doing well enough for the company to continue investing in more stores. Microsoft is preparing to open its next two stores in Denver and San Diego …
Discussion: All about Microsoft, TechFlash, CNET News and Electronista
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Ex Bebo President Shields Joins Facebook As Sales VP — After former Bebo president Joanna Shields left last May ahead of the dismantling of her AOL (NYSE: AOL) People Networks division, she teamed with TV producer Shine Group CEO Elisabeth Murdoch to create a social content company.
Discussion: Financial Times, VentureBeat, MediaMemo, Silicon Alley Insider, Telegraph, TechCrunch Europe and Guardian
Tim Bradshaw / Financial Times: Facebook hires former Bebo chief
Nicholas Carlson / Silicon Alley Insider: Ex-AOL Prez, Bebo CEO Goes To Facebook (AOL)
Emma Barnett / Telegraph: Facebook hires ex Bebo chief and expands operations
Chris Davies / SlashGear:
Tegra 2 “serious issues” delaying Notion Ink, ICD & Compal tablets — Bad news if you've been avoiding iPad hype and holding out for a tablet based on NVIDIA's second-gen Tegra chipset. We've just heard from a trusted source that all projects based on the new Tegra chip have been delayed …
Discussion: I4U News, jkOnTheRun, Electricpig.co.uk, Gizmodo and Electronista
Robert Evans / I4U News: Tegra 2 Issues Delay Notion Inc, ICD, Compal Tablets?
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: Tegra2 Problems Delaying Other Tablets?
Ben Sillis / Electricpig.co.uk: iPad Tegra 2 tablet rivals delayed
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: Notion Ink Adam Delayed by Tegra 2 Issues?
Ryan Tate / Gawker:
A Treasure Trove of Steve Jobs Stories — Yesterday we asked readers about their run-ins with Steve Jobs, and they delivered. The Apple CEO is quietly ubiquitous, seen from Palo Alton to SoHo, from Whole Foods to French cafés, a shaggy-dressing crazy driver who's kind to strangers.
Serenity Caldwell / Macworld:
Apple reveals its list of ‘iPad-ready’ Websites — If we weren't amidst the feeding frenzy of iPad hype before, we definitely are now. The reviews are out, confirmations have been sent, and new apps are popping up every day (not to mention accessories). But maybe you're not interested …
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, 9 to 5 Mac, The Next Web and MacRumors
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple builds “iPad ready” site to showcase non-Flash video sites
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Apple Highlights ‘iPad-Ready’ Web Content
Stephen Shankland / CNET News:
What's Google planning for Chrome 5? — After a year and a half, Chrome has come a long way toward matching the features better established browsers had. Now, with the upcoming version 5 now coming together, a lot of Google work focuses on advancing the state of the browser art.
Monica Chen / DigiTimes:
HP and Dell to reduce investment for 10-inch netbook, say sources — Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell have both significantly reduced their investments in the 10-inch netbook segment, with HP reportedly even considering quitting the 10-inch netbook market and turning its focus …
Discussion: CrunchGear, I4U News, Liliputing, Softpedia News, Electronista, The Tech Report and SlashGear
Robert Evans / I4U News: HP and Dell Pulling Out of Netbooks
Cyril Kowaliski / The Tech Report: Report: HP, Dell could move away from 10" netbooks
Shane McGlaun / SlashGear: HP and Dell cutting back on 10-inch netbook investments?
Jim Giles / New Scientist:
Data sifted from Facebook wiped after legal threats — Legal threats from Facebook have led to the destruction of a social science dataset about to be released to researchers. — Lawyers from the social networking site contacted Pete Warden, an entrepreneur based in Boulder, Colorado …
Discussion: All Facebook, GigaOM, Maximum PC and Tech Eye
Nick O'Neill / All Facebook: Massive Facebook User And Page Data Store Is Shut Down
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: UPDATED: Facebook Data Deleted After Lawsuit Threat
Asavin Wattanajantra / Tech Eye: Facebook threat destroys giant profile database
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice:
Exclusive: iPad App Store Video Walkthrough - Showcasing Over 700 iPad Only Apps — Ready to take a walkthrough of the entire iPad App Store and see over 700 iPad only apps that have already been approved? — Enjoy (link): — That's a lot of apps, huh? — Related Posts
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Sneak Peek: Hundreds of Approved iPad Apps [VIDEO]
Claudine Beaumont / Telegraph: Hundreds of iPad apps approved ahead of launch
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: 700 iPad apps flood the iTunes App Store
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
NearVerse Raises $1 Million For Proximity Based Mobile Social Network — Startup NearVerse, the developers of proximity based mobile social network LoKast, has raised $1 million in seed funding from Meakem Becker Venture Capital. NearVerse is using funding to further develop LoKast …