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.