Stephen Fry unboxes new Apple iPad & media iPad Impressions

Stephen Fry, gameshow host of one of my favourite shows Q.I, geeky gadget lover and Apple fanboy has just uploaded his video of him unboxing a new gift from Apple; a new Apple iPad! You can see his video here on his website, or here direct on YouTube.

More details have surfaced as well regarding the iPad as media outlets are finally allowed to release details on what Apple is hoping to be a massive hit. With a USA release date of April 3rd the WiFi only is reported to only be available in the USA for now with the 3G & WiFi models to follow suit soon after.

It is rumoured that the UK release date for the Apple iPad is April 24th and will cost around £400. eMagi will have a roundup of the latest news regarding the iPad an opinions soon if this really is a game changer or not.

As for now, why not check out these hands-on impressions and reviews from various sources?

Wall Street Journal: Walt MossbergApple iPad Review: Laptop Killer? Pretty Close

As I got deeper into it, I found the iPad a pleasure to use, and had less and less interest in cracking open my heavier ThinkPad or MacBook.

New York Times: David PogueLove It or Not? Looking at iPad From 2 Angles

For most people, manipulating these digital materials directly by touching them is a completely new experience — and a deeply satisfying one.

USA Today: Ed BaigVerdict is in on Apple iPad: It’s a winner

Apple has delivered another impressive product that largely lives up to the hype.