Weekend Gadgets: Yeah, It’s The iPad (And More Red Dead)

Weekend Gadgets: Yeah, It’s The iPad (And More Red Dead)
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Yep, this weekend I’m playing with the iPad. I’ve already had a few goes with it today in between launches, events, meetings and writing. I’m kinda surprised by how much I like it.

But sadly like does not equate to needing to buy one. It’s just not versatile enough for me to use it as a serious work machine, and I sadly don’t consume enough to make that side of things worth my while. At least so far – I’m interested to see where Apple takes this thing in V2 and beyond – because seriously, getting some multitasking power in there will change things dramatically.

Other than the iPad, I’m still playing Red Dead Redemption. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed some games over the past year or so, but this thing is something else. So far, I’ve spent about 12 hours doing non-critical stuff. I’m only something like five per cent of the way through the story arc, but I’m a sharpshooting hunter with a lust for treasure and a weird obsession with herbs. And I haven’t even started playing multiplayer yet. Maybe this weekend I’ll join a posse and take on the wild west. Feel free to join me.

Anybody have a shiny new toy that they’re playing with this weekend? i assume there’ll be a few new iPad owners enjoying their purchase tomorrow. Let us know about it in comments.