Mossberg is pretty hot on the iPad believing that it can replace laptops and netbooks for many,
My verdict is that, while it has compromises and drawbacks, the iPad can indeed replace a laptop for most data communication, content consumption and even limited content creation, a lot of the time. But it all depends on how you use your computer.
Pogue writes two reviews — one for “techies” and one for “everyone else” — in his NYT piece and begins each with,
The Apple iPad is basically a gigantic iPod Touch.