“Apple’s latest iPad is a largely evolutionary device with an amazing, revolutionary new screen that puts it leagues above the competition,” Paul Thurrott writes for Supersite for Windows. “Already the best of the tablets, the new iPad extends Apple’s lead and puts Android and Windows 8 on notice: The bar has been raised yet again.”
“It is beautiful to look at, a joy to use, blessed with the best screen on any mobile (or desktop) device, and backed by the strongest ecosystem of software and content on earth. The iPad line has risen from its paltry beginnings as a giant iPod touch to become the backbone of a new computing revolution,” Thurrott writes. “For many people, this is all the computing power and capability that will ever be needed.”
Thurrott writes, “The new iPad raises the bar yet again, extending Apple’s lead in this important new market that promises to redefine how we think of “personal computers.” I think it’s time for some name changes, frankly. The iPad, today, is the only truly personal “personal computer”, if you will… Yes, I wish it was cheaper, and I won’t stop beating that drum, sorry. And yes, I wish Apple would unshackle some of the closed box features that make this device less accessible and extensible. But the company is going to sell these things by the truckload. And they deserve it. The new iPad is just new enough, and just revolutionary enough, to keep the party rolling. This is the best tablet on the market by far. Heck, it’s the only tablet currently worth considering.”
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PC Magazine reviews new Apple iPad: ‘The finest large-screen tablet; a truly gorgeous screen; Editor’s Choice’ – March 17, 2012
Daring Fireball’s Gruber reviews new Apple iPad: ‘Pixels pixels pixels. Battery battery battery. Speed speed speed.’ – March 15, 2012
Fox News’ Morris reviews new Apple iPad: ‘Easily the best tablet I’ve ever seen; a giant leap for connected mankind’ (with video) – March 15, 2012
The Verge’s Topolsky reviews new Apple iPad: ‘Otherworldly; easily the most beautiful computer display I have ever looked at’ – March 15, 2012
NYT’s Pogue reviews new Apple iPad: ‘Incredibly sharp and clear; dazzling’ – March 15, 2012
WSJ’s Mossberg reviews new Apple iPad: ‘The best tablet on the planet’ – March 15, 2012
USA Today’s Baig reviews new Apple iPad: ‘The finest tablet you can buy – period’ – March 15, 2012