The iPad 2 reviews are in: Honeycomb what?

News Ryan Hamrick 10:00, Mar 10 2011

Embargoes lifted on the iPad 2 reviews last night, and the consensus is good -- very good

While we haven't quite been able to get our hands on an iPad 2 of our own just yet, there's no shortage of early opinions and reviews out there, as the embargoes officially lifted last night.

As Apple product launches usually go, only the very upper crust of the tech journalism scene gets these early looks, and just as regularly, the response is enormously positive.

Here's a quick roundup of some of the top reviews around the web, all sharing similar sentiments: the iPad 2 is very evolutionary, but with Apple, that's not what matters -- it's the experience.

Read John Gruber's Daring Fireball review here: The iPad 2

Read Mark Spoonauer's Laptop review here: Apple iPad 2 (Verizon Wireless)

Read David Pogue's New York Times review here: Appeal of iPad 2 Is a Matter of Emotions

Read Walt Mossberg's All Things Digital review here: iPad 2: Thin, Not Picture Perfect

Read Joshua Topolsky's Engadget review here: iPad 2 Review

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