There are times we post about artists' TV performances that get nearly universally panned; this isn't one of those times. Adam Lambert performed power ballad "Better Than I Know Myself" on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (the same venue where he'd previously done "If I Had You," and the reviews look more like this. Neon Limelight: "absolute and total slayage." Popjustice: "jolly good."

We imagine Adam was probably fairly proud with his performance, too, at least judging by its quality. If only solid performances like this one prompted as much Internet-wide writing as the others tend to. Watch the whole thing below:

Apple Rolls Out iPad 2.

Entertainment Close-up March 7, 2011 iPad 2 features a new design that is 33 percent thinner and up to 15 percent lighter than the original iPad, while maintaining the same 9.7-inch LED-backlit LCD screen. iPad 2 features Apple's new dual-core A5 processor and now includes two cameras, a front-facing VGA camera for FaceTime and Photo Booth, and a rear-facing camera that captures 720p HD video, bringing the FaceTime feature to iPad users for the first time. go to website ipad 2 apps

"With more than 15 million iPads sold, iPad has defined an entirely new category of mobile devices," said Steve Jobs, Apple's CEO. "While others have been scrambling to copy the first generation iPad, we're launching iPad 2, which moves the bar far ahead of the competition and will likely cause them to go back to the drawing boards yet again." With the new front and rear cameras, iPad 2 users can now make FaceTime calls to millions of iPhone 4, iPod touch and Mac users so they can see family and friends anywhere there is Wi-Fi. Photo Booth lets users apply fun visual effects, including eight photo special effects like Squeeze, Twirl and Kaleidoscope, to photos captured by either camera.

iPad 2 comes with iOS 4.3, the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system, with new features including faster Safari mobile browsing performance, iTunes Home Sharing, enhancements to AirPlay, the choice to use the iPad side switch to either lock the screen rotation or mute audio and Personal Hotspot to share an iPhone 4 cellular data connection over Wi-Fi. go to web site ipad 2 apps

iPad 2 with Wi-Fi will be available on March 1. iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G compatible with the Verizon network will be available in the U.S. only. iPad 2 will be sold through the Apple Store, Apple's retail stores and select Apple Authorized Resellers.

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