Apple’s iPad gets rave reviews

From AFP: “This beautiful new touch-screen device from Apple has the potential to change portable computing profoundly, and to challenge the primacy of the laptop,” said the Wall Street Journal, calling it a ‘game changer’.” And this also from the AFP story you can read below: The New York Times similarly praised the tablet for being “so fast and light,” and the software “so easy to navigate, that it really does qualify as a new category of gadget.”

How often do the Wall Street Journal and New York Times agree on something? These are good reviews, but I’m still trying to find an excuse to own it. I own the iPhone. I have a laptop, but do I need the iPad? When I asked a friend who is a tech guru, his reply was, “No, you don’t need it. But it looks cool.” He had already ordered his. Read more from the AFP’s roundup of Apple iPad reviews below.