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iPad: An amalgamation of detractors

I’ve read more iPad reviews than I care to remember over the last couple of days, but luckily, not all of them have been gushy, fan boi reviews *looks over at Pogue, Mossberg and co.*

i.e. crap like [no offence, @amandamli] this from LineHive:

iPad reviews from 6 of the most popular publications: general agreement that it’s a new paradigm. http://linehive.com/show/207

So, without further adieu, here are some real [by real, I mean anti-iPad reviews that bring a smile to kittens across the globe] reviews.

Note that I’m probably bastardising these reviews by pulling out a paragraph or so from them, so please do go read them!

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April Fools 2010: A tech roundup

I think it’s safe to say that for me, April Fools day is purely about what tech sites / companies will do to try and entertain us geeks. I sure spent some time yesterday chuckling away at most people’s efforts, and in some cases being completely underwhelmed [but overhyped] , but god damn, it was a pleasant change from the other gazillion articles I saw yesterday; watered-down, I-want-to-have-iPad-babies reviews from Pogue, Mossberg and co.

ANYWAY, back to matters at hand after that impromptu rant, below is a list of some of the stuff I saw yesterday that I thought was pretty cool.

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