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Internet Goes Nuts Over iPad

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood April 1, 2010 at 5:30AM

Reviews of the new multi-media iPad are flowing in.
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Reviews of the new multi-media iPad are flowing in.

The NYT's David Pogue found it so "polarizing" that he wrote two reviews: one for techies and one for everyone else.

Dave Carr sees an iPad in every backpack.

Walter Mossberg says the laptop is a goner.

Boing Boing gives a rave.

So does USA Today, via video tour (on jump).

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Gizmodo warns that we will all eventually drop and break our glass iPads.

Here's ABC's preview:

And Jefferson Graham's show-and-tell:

This article is related to: Web/Tech, Tech News, Apple

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.