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Photos from Apple's iPad event

Apple announced its latest product, the iPad, in San Francisco this morning. This is a collection of photographs Macworld took at the much anticipated event.

Apple's latest product is announced

After eons of anticipation and rumors, Apple finally unleashed its latest creation, the iPad, Wednesday morning in San Francisco.

Vinage Woz and Jobs

Jobs took a trip down memory lane (1976) before talking about the future.

Jobs holds up the iPad

Steve Jobs talked about creating a device somewhere between a laptop and an iPhone before holding up the iPad.

Checking mail on the iPad

Showing off the attachments in iPad's e-mail, which looks a lot like the iPhone Mail client.

Surfing the Web on an iPad

Steve Jobs demonstates Safari on the iPad.

A slim sideview of the iPad

The iPad is a half inch thin, weighs just 1.5 pounds, and has a 9.7 inch display. The display uses IPS technology to give users a wide viewing angle. The 1GHz Apple A4 is a processor, graphics, I/O, and everything in one chip.

A demo of the MLB app

A demo of the MLB app shows that you can navigate league scoreboard across the top. The app shows you every throw, and you can tap any player to flip open baseball card. Across the bottom of the screen you can see box score, field, line up, and summary.

A virtual bookshelf

A peek at the new iBookstore which allows you to purchase books and download them right to your iPad.

Buy a bestseller

Hitting the iBookstore button flips it around. You can get a sample of a book before buying it and when you buy it, the book downloads right onto the bookshelf. Just tap if you want to read it. Tap anywhere on the right to flip forward, on the left to flip back. Drag page if you want to slowly turn the page.

iWork on the iPad

There are completely new versions of Keynote, Pages, and Numbers designed just for the iPad.

The price breakdown

In the US, telecoms charge about $60 a month for data plans for laptop, but Apple has two separate plans for iPad owners.

The on screen keyboard

The iPad has a large, onscreen QWERTY keyboard.

A keyboard accessory

Apple showed some of the iPod's accessories, including a dock with a keyboard. Just slide your iPad into it.

Sample iPad case

Another iPad accessory is this case, which doubles as a stand for typing or watching video.