Coverage of Apple’s Special Event: “Come See Our Latest Creation”

News | Friday January 22 2010 1:14 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

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Folks at Engadget have posted three images of what appears to be the back shell of the Apple Tablet, which briefly appeared on Chinese website WeiPhone.
The size of the device in the leaked photos definitely matches with the rumors we've heard.
The event should start very soon so stay tuned.
Steve Jobs has just walked up on stage.
“We want to kick of 2010 by introducing a magical and revolutionary product today… but first I have a few updates.”
He is talking about some numbers such as 140k iPhone apps, more than 50 billion dollars in revenues.
He has moved on to the main event, launch of Apple Tablet.
He is talking about a device that can do the following tasks:Browsing the web. Doing email. Enjoying and sharing pics. Watching videos. Enjoying music. Playing games. Reading ebooks.
Apple is calling their Tablet, the iPad.
And here is how the Apple iPad looks like.
Jobs is now showing how you can surf the web with the Apple iPad. Unfortunately, it doesn't seem to support Flash.
He is showing how to use it for email, the typing on the device looks quite impressive.
He is demoing the photo app, which is similar to the one on the iPhone . So you can use similar gestures.
He shows the iTunes app, Maps app and YouTube HD app. I think there is still a lot more to come as something is missing.
He is talking about the hardware:1.5 pounds. 1/2″ thin. 9.7″ IPS Display. Super High Quality. Great viewing angles. Super responsive capacitive multi-touch screen.
It has 10 hours of battery life.
It is powered by custom Apple chip called A4. 1GHz, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB storage. 802.11n, WiFi, Bluetooth.
Scott Forstall is talking about the Apps for the iPad. All the iPhone apps can run on the iPad without any modifications.
The iPhone SDK supports the development of Apps for the iPad and it is being released today.
Some of the iPhone developers will be showcasing their iPhone apps for the iPad. Gameloft is the first to come on stage.
They demo their iPhone game Nova for the iPad. New York Times is next.
New York Times:”We think we've captured the essence of reading the newspaper. A superior experience in a native application.”
The layout is just like the newspaper with embed videos. It looks pretty cool.
Next up is Brushes showing off their app for iPad, it was an impressive demo. Next up is EA.
EA is demoingNeed for Speed Shift.
Finally, we have demoing their application for the iPad, which has been completely revamped for it.
Steve Jobs is back.
He just announced a new application for iPad called iBooks, which comes with an iBooks Store to compete with Amazon.
He is demoing the iBooks Store application. It's very similar to iTunes store.
Steve Jobs has just announced iWork for the iPad.

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