A few weeks ago I took delivery of a shiny new iPad 2 and, with the normal ceremony associated with unwrapping goods from Steve Jobs laid it down with almost breathless wonder on my desk. Oh it’s so lovely and shiny, with a minimalism that belies its technological prowess. For one moment I felt like one of the chosen few, a band of elite techno-bohemians who’ve stumbled upon the secret to life itself.
Then I turned it on. Read more