As you’ve probably heard by now, Apple released its latest shiny, new, expensive thing today — the iPad.
I didn’t watch every second of the coverage, but I saw enough to know that it’s not as compact as my iPhone (which is why everybody needs it), it’s more portable than a MacBook Pro (which is why why everybody wants it) and it’s way more Apple-ish than Amazon’s Kindle (which is why everybody must have it*).
As per usual when Apple holds a big event, the Internet went wild. The tech bloggers started dissecting it every which way. Twitter got backed up.
One interesting thing did happen — the name was almost universally panned. On Twitter, it incited quite the array of clever quips. Jezebel has a good list of some of the best stuff from around the Internet. Locally, a bunch of people in my Twitter stream made my chuckle Some of them are below, starting with our very own Heather. Beehive High-Fivesâ„¢ to all included.