New iPad launch-day estimate: 600,000-700,000 sold Even with all the hype that preceded the launch of the iPad — or perhaps because of it — Apple managed once again to blow past expectations. Brainstorm Tech
Apple iPad dropped and tortured Here’s the Story: Apparently, YouTube user THISisCaSpEr bought all three models of the WiFi iPad at a Best Buy at Pittsburgh today. And he decided that smashing the $500 iPad with a baseball bat was "fun". iPadInsider
Netbook sales sag as the iPad arrives Apple's iPad is helping cool the computer industry's netbook fever. Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs has made no secret of his disdain for the popular, inexpensive mini-notebooks. "Netbooks aren't better than anything. They're just cheap laptops," Jobs said at the Jan. 27 launch of the iPad tablet computer in San Francisco. BusinessWeek
Free Office 2010 copies via the Office Excitement Kit Microsoft is gearing up to finalize the next version of the Office System, and the company is expected to introduce special deals to accompany the product’s launch. One such offering is now live. Softpedia
Last, but certainly not least, we've posted a few entertaining videos to the TechSpot blog. One post contains a couple of hilarious Der Untergang recuts, depicting the Fuhrer's reaction to Fermi. The other demos some very impressive PhotoShop technology called content-aware fill, which should help even the most inexperienced users become image-editing pros.