A Very Unscientific Late Review of the iPad

The Day the World Changed (i.e., the day iPads went on sale), the big boss here got one and generously agreed to share it. Anybody on staff who wanted to could borrow it overnight and take it on a trial run.

Yet Another Gadget

OK. It's true that the big splash among techno-geeks in the last 24 hours has been the iPad. Whether it really will turn out to be the iHaveToHaveItNow or the iDoorstop remains to be seen.

And Now in Other News

It may be hard to believe, but there are other important technical innovations besides the iPad making their way into the mainstream today. For those of you looking for a change of pace after an overdose of info on that tablet that's had more coverage and hype than the...