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Ipad vs Laptop

Can an iPad Really Replace a Computer?

Ken Gruberman | Posted 12.25.2012 | Technology
Ken Gruberman

With the introduction of the iPad 2, the answer shifted to a "maybe." And now, with the iPad 3 and the soon-to-be released iPad 4 and iPad Mini -- and the advent of some specialized equipment and services -- the answer is a qualified "YES."

Can an iPad Replace a Laptop? (2012 Edition)

Will Shanklin | Posted 05.26.2012 | Technology
Will Shanklin

In years past, the consensus was that the iPad is great for content consumption, but it stumbles with content creation. Sure, it was wonderful for browsing the web, tweeting, and playing Angry Birds; but what about for more intensive tasks?

Can an iPad Replace a Laptop? Hands-on Review

Larry Magid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

I wrote almost this entire column using an iPad which partially answered my biggest question about the device. Can it replace a laptop PC? So far, the answer is a qualified yes.