Apple 'Punishes' McGraw-Hill For MSNBC Gaffe

File this one under "Annals of Passive-Agressiveness": At today's iPad event, Apple scratched McGraw-Hill from the presentation slide displaying the various educational partners for the iPad, after McGraw Hill CEO Joe Biden Harold McGraw III blabbed to MSNBC about the iPad the day before the event. WAY TO SHOW THEM,… » 1/27/10 11:46pm 1/27/10 11:46pm

Wait, No, This Is the Real iPad

Click to viewThat thing we showed (and showed and showed) earlier? That wasn't the real iPad. This is, as demo'd by "John"—aka funniest living Twitterer Peter Serafinowicz. 3D games!!! [Funny or Die UK via BoingBoing] » 1/27/10 10:10pm 1/27/10 10:10pm

8 Things That Suck About the iPad

A lot of people at Gizmodo are psyched about the iPad. Not me! My god, am I underwhelmed by it. It has some absolutely backbreaking failures that will make buying one the last thing I would want to do. Updated » 1/27/10 4:10pm 1/27/10 4:10pm

Apple iPad's Myriad Optional Dongles: USB, SD, AC, BBQ

The iPad really is a giant iPhone—so much so that if you want to get a laptop-like experience out of it, you'll need adapters to change the typical 30-pin connector into USB, SD, or AC power. Correction: » 1/27/10 3:29pm 1/27/10 3:29pm

Apple iPad First Hands On

It's substantial but surprisingly light. Easy to grip. Beautiful. Rigid. Starkly designed. The glass is a little rubbery but it could be my sweaty hands. And it's fasssstttt. » 1/27/10 2:42pm 1/27/10 2:42pm

Apple iPad Price

Full pricing: The 16GB, Wi-Fi-only version costs $500, while the 32GB is $600 and 64GB is $700. Pricing increases by $130 to add 3G. The Wi-Fi-only models ship in 60 days, while 3G models will ship in 90. [Apple iPad] » 1/27/10 2:25pm 1/27/10 2:25pm

What It Looks Like to Read a Book on the Apple iPad - Video

So is reading a book on Apple's iPad any better than a Kindle? Well, you have complete page flipping control. And that's something. » 1/27/10 2:07pm 1/27/10 2:07pm

iWork 2010: Apple Brings Multitouch Cloud-based Office to iPad

Just as we thought, iWork 2010 was announced today, and it's taking full advantage of the new iPad's capabilities, namely multitouch. It's the most exciting thing to happen to slide-based presentation software in decades. » 1/27/10 1:59pm 1/27/10 1:59pm

Apple iPad: Books, Magazines, Movies and Music

We said it long ago: The Apple iPad will redefine newspapers, textbooks, magazines. Were we right? Is Apple bringing a media revolution? Oh, it'll get there. » 1/27/10 1:57pm 1/27/10 1:57pm

Apple iPad Hardware Revealed

The brand-new Apple iPad, contrary to prior rumors, is available in two networked versions, one with just Wi-Fi and one with Wi-Fi and 3G. Full hardware spec list, constantly updated, after the jump. » 1/27/10 1:28pm 1/27/10 1:28pm

iPad Has No a Kickstand After All!

Looks like we're all going to have to study up on our tablet sutraApple's iPad won't have a built-in kickstand to hold it up. UPDATE: Well, this accessory case/stand is probably close enough. » 1/27/10 1:23pm 1/27/10 1:23pm

Apple iPad: Everything You Need to Know

From the realm of sci-fi to Steve Jobs' stage: The iPad is official. What is it? What can it do? How does it work? Here's everything you need to know about Apple's newest creation, all in one place. » 1/27/10 1:10pm 1/27/10 1:10pm

The iPad ships worldwide in 60 days, but only in Wi-Fi versions. The 3G…

Is This the Outside of the Apple Tablet?

As far as hardware goes, the size, the look, and the configuration of the apparent unibody-ish backside of the tablet all make sense. The original photos were yanked almost immediately—very interesting—but not before we saved them.
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Apple Before a Launch: "It Can Be a Little Frightening"

Turns out, Apple's veil of secrecy applies internally, as well. Former engineer Edward Eigerman spoke with Bloomberg News this morning about the atmosphere at the company before a major product launch—turns out, it's not all wine and roses. » 1/27/10 9:28am 1/27/10 9:28am

Apple Patents Reveal Proximity Detector For Tablets

On the cusp of the Apple event, new patents have been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, showing a proximity-sensing multitouch screen amongst other features. It could be a patent for today's product announcement, or The Future. » 1/27/10 8:14am 1/27/10 8:14am