First of iPad reviews are now popping up on the Internet. From Wall Street Journal, to USA Today, to PC World, to New York Times, all have great things to say about the product. One thing however most of them have agreed upon is the fact that it is not really a notebook/netbook replacement, but rather a great companion which could do tasks like email, web browsing, music, videos, book reading and so on with great ease.
Apple has announced the availability of iPhone SDK 3.2 Beta 3 for developers to make sure that their apps are ready for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch when the first batch of WiFi only models of iPad are released in the last week of March. iPhone 3.2 SDK Beta 3 brings lots of new API improvements and bug fixes. Members enrolled in the iPhone Developer Standard or Enterprise Program can access the development bits for iPhone OS 3.2 Beta 3 for iPad by signing into Apple Developer Connection.
Steve Jobs yesterday announced the most awaited and hyped Apple product in recent times – the iPad in his keynote address at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. On the other hand, HP Slate was first shown by Steve Ballmer at CES earlier this month. Both type of devices are of same form factor i.e. tablet/slate which many think may decide the future of general purpose computing.