Today In Apple iPad News

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This is a classic case of the pot calling the kettle black.

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata had this to say about the Apple iPad, “It was a bigger iPod Touch” and that it delivered “no surprises.” Umm. Correct me if I’m wrong, Iwata-san, but isn’t that exactly what the DSi XL is? I initially pooh-poohed the iPad, but it has tremendous potential and developers have had, what, two days with it? More on that later.

It goes without saying that Apple’s lack of Flash support is a major dealbreaker, but Apple doesn’t think to seem so because the demo video of the iPad clearly shows the device running Flash. What’s the deal?

(More on Techland: Hands-on With the Apple iPad)

Just like they did with Cisco in 2007, Apple is preparing itself for a round of fistacuffs with Fujitsu over the iPad name, which the Japanese company trademarked in 2003.

“It’s our understanding that the name is ours,” said Masahiro Yamane, director of Fujitsu’s public relations division.

(More on Techland: 19 Rejected Names For The Apple iPad)

And just for fun, I thought I’d include Pee Wee Herman’s exclusive iPad video.