As the iPad formally launches today in the UK - as well as in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain and Switzerland - expect your TV news to be full of images of queues at Apple stores in all of those countries. If you use Twitter, you can expect an overwhelming number of tweets from people with "I got an iPad!" or similar throughout much of the day, too. The key word "ipad" isn't yet a trending topic on Twitter but I bet it will be soon. In short, you'll have a hard time … [Read more...] about Will the iPad be your show-maker or your show-stopper?
For much of the past week, I've been lucky enough to have had my hands on an iPad, thanks to 33 Digital, the FT's PR agency. I was trying out the Financial Times iPad Edition, an app the FT made available in the iTunes App Store on May 14 and formally launched on May 17. The Financial Times iPad Edition is free - just download it from the App Store and install it. It's in the US, UK and many other country-stores. Using it is free until the end of July - that's over two months from now - thanks … [Read more...] about FT iPad Edition first impressions