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Apple iPad -- uber cool or hype 2.0?

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Apple iPad hits the U.S. market. Getty Images

Apple came up with the iPod, the iPhone…these little devices really changed the way people think about the technology in their pockets. Now Apple CEO Steve Jobs is at it again. The iPad is billed as a substitute for a second computer. It’s easy to use, great for browsing the web…well, maybe. Apple fans seem to love it. But techno geeks don’t see the point of, as they see it, an oversized iPhone. Where do you stand? Guest host David Lazarus gets techno geek on the iPad.

Guest:

Troy Wolverton, Personal Technology Columnist for The San Jose Mercury News

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