iPad Reviewers Call It “One Of The Best Computers Ever”

News | Tuesday March 30 2010 9:27 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

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is likely to find greater appeal among the non-techie regular users while the more tech-savvy audience may find more value from a laptop. Pogue opines that while the iPad may not be the best platform for ”
“, it makes content consumption ”
” easier. Pogue claims that the iPad exceeded advertised battery life by playing videos for over 12 hours in his test.
concurs with Pogue on the iPad's excellent battery life. Mossberg claims that the tablet device is a ”
” besides propeling the popularity of finger driven multitouch UI ahead of the prevailing mouse driven interfaces. However, Mossberg concedes that the iPad may not be entirely suitable while working on documents. For instance, the iPad's Pages application exports only to Word and does not accurately render it all the time.
Like other early reviewers, Edward Baig from
too agrees on the fact that the iPad is a great fit for those looking for content consumption or internet surfing rather than for content creation. While Baig calls the iPad a ”
“, he notes that the device carries its share of Version 1.0 inadequacies.
Andy Inhatko from the Chicago Sun Times though claims that he has been completely sold. Calling the iPad ”
“, Andy finds the iPad to be filling a gap that has existed all along. He insists that the novelty factor may slip away soon after the user lays his hands on a device getting them to instead focus on tasks such as reading a book or working on a document.
With all the positive reviews of the iPad so far, we believe that Apple may be on to another successful product launch this weekend. What are your thoughts?
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