I'm not a huge techie dude, but the internet is going crazy about Apple's new "tablet computer," the iPad. GDGT has a running chronicle of yesterday's debut presentation. Slate is feeling it. Gizmodo is not. ZDNet explains the iPad's wider ramifications, as does The Daily Swarm. Also, this:

EW has a first peek at their Lost cover story.

They also report that Ugly Betty has been canceled.

The Daily Swarm offers a history of Haitian music by Peter Shapiro.

I'm a couple months late on this, but: Have you guys heard about Center Edge Territory, the rap supergroup featuring Mos Def, Jay Electronica and Curren$y?

Pitchfork talked to No Age about their upcoming album.

NPR is streaming the new Midlake album, The Courage of Others.

Sigur Ros is on a break and having babies.

Will the real Joe Walsh please stand up?

Pete Doherty brought heroin into an English courtroom. Awesome?

Finally, a Surfer Blood video! I am in love with this band. Here's "Swim."