Sometimes I can’t tell the difference between news coverage of the iPad 2 and the company’s press releases. But the fact is, any way you slice it, it’s a hot item. And now it’s received one of the country’s most-treasured imprimaturs in terms of cultural relevance:

Two degrees of hat tip to CrunchGear via SFist.


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks is the host and editor of KQED’s health and technology blog, Future of You. He is the former editor of KQED’s daily news blog, News Fix. A veteran blogger, he previously worked for Yahoo! in various news writing and editing roles. He was also the editor of, which documented user-generated content about the financial crisis and recession. Jon is also a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S. He has written about film for his own blog and studied film at Boston University. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from Brooklyn College.

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