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iPad is All the Rage

06/05/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Today's most interesting stories in technology, media and entertainment:

Apple sold approximately 700,000 iPad's this weekend. The response has been exuberant, with Wired calling it a "gorgeous, media browsing luxury." While some critics have had mixed feelings, Apple has sold more iPad's this weekend than it did when the iPhone debuted and took 74 days to hit a million in sales.

While many news apps for the iPad are free, the New York Times will
reportedly sell its iPad app for $19.99.
The apparent decision comes after the company increased the cost of its online plan by 33%, from $14.99 to $19.99. The Grey Lady's app hasn't officially launched, however, in the meantime you can download the NYT Editor's Choice app for free.

In other iPad related news, Netflix announced that they are workinghard at bringing their Watch Instantly iPad app to the iPhone. The
HTML5 video platform used by the iPad makes it easier for Netflix to bring its streaming library to iPhone users. Netflix official statement noted, "For those of you asking whether Netflix will be on
the iPhone and iPod Touch: We wouldn't invite you to dinner without planning to serve dessert."

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