How to Spot a Hidden iPad

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Is that shady, sweatshirt-wearing character in front of you hiding an iPad? Is there an Apple gadget in the pocket of that girl's oddly tight jeans? Here's how to know.

Gizmodo reader Mark Dury came across instructions for spotting hidden handguns and decided that they should be modified:

Forget how to spot a handgun, people need to know how to spot hidden iPads! With supplies running low, one way to get your greasy fingers on those oleophobic screens is to rob a Mac fanboy.


Geez. Please stay away from me and my iPad-hiding trenchcoat this weekend. [TwitPic—Thanks, Mark!]

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Seriously, I know it's launch week, but this site really seems to be forcing the iPad news as of late. Substantial stories about the iPad are welcomed with open arms. There just seems to be a difference between the newsworthiness of these articles:

SlingPlayer HD Coming to iPad

You May Have To Pay For iPad Software Updates

iPad OS 3.2 Golden Master Available for Developers

...And these articles:

How to Spot a Hidden iPad

The iPad Is Perfect for Sheet Music

Does the iPad Make Man Purses Okay Now?

Steve Wozniak Will Buy Two iPads For Himself This Weekend