The Confab -- Apr. 9, 2010

This week on The Confab: Does the iPad deserve all the hype? Is Apple's latest device just an overgrown iPhone or will it soon replace your laptop computer? Plus, a spotlight on Virginia and the confederate history month controversy. Join The Root's managing editor Joel Dreyfuss as he talks with technology editor Omar Wasow, The Root's media and culture critic Natalie Hopkinson and regular contributor to The Root Deron Snyder.   * Podcast production by Abdullah Rufus. * Podcast theme music by Timothy Morrison.

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