By Adrien Glover and New York Times
April 26, 2010
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As part of an early-adaptor household that snagged an iPad the instant it hit shelves this month, I know it’s one thing to play Scrabble while you’re waiting on line for lattes at Starbucks, to burn through a few chapters of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter before bed, or to ogle and caress its sleek form in the privacy of one’s home, but how does this spring’s hottest must-have gadget fare on the road? For starters, at just 1.5 pounds it weighs far less than the average laptop, and airport security is not forcing owners to pull out their iPads for x-raying like they do computers, but there are some caveats (right now) to be sure.

If you’re interested in a full test drive of the insanely cool, game-changing e-reader (and happen to be killing time waiting for Apple's 3G version to come out), I recommend practical traveler’s Bob Tedeschi’s recent tire-kicking write-up in this weekend’s New York Times:

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