How the hell did X2 think they could name their tablet PC the "iTablet," and get away with it? Sure, Apple may not be using the name, but did X2 think we weren't paying attention to all those rumors?
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
Harold McGraw III blabbed to MSNBC about the iPad the day before the event. WAY TO SHOW THEM,…
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
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:
If you still haven't gotten your fill of the iPad here are some official pictures to satisfy your appetite.
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.
Google Maps on the iPad isn't significantly different from Google Maps on the iPhone. But Street View? It's huge. As is the Eiffel Tower.
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.
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.
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.
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.
One of the biggest lingering uncertainties about the iPad has been how exactly one uses it. Well, now we know, and it's surprisingly familiar.
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.
The Apple tablet is almost here. We hear. Actually, we're hearing a whole lot lately. With this exhaustive guide to every tablet rumor, we've got the clearest picture of the Apple tablet yet. Updated constantly.