iPad News Roundup: Thursday, March 25, 2010

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We just wanted to show you that picture of the diamond iPad again. Crazy. $19,999. Here’s today’s iPad news.

First, James Surowiecki of The New Yorker devotes this week’s financial page to the iPad and questions whether people are prepared to shell out money for quality.

Then Publishing Perspectives considers the growth of the app market once iPad hits the streets, and wonders the extent to which eBooks will factor in to that growth.

Finally, the other day The Christian Science Monitor revisited the question of whether iPad will renew the controversy over audiobook rights and eReaders with read-aloud features.