San Francisco - After months of speculation Apple CEO Steve Jobs today unveiled the iPad.
A brief introduction recapped Apple's success with the iPod - 250 million sold - and then Jobs got down to business and rolled out the iPad. The iPad is optimized for Web browsing, email and multimedia applications, Jobs said, unlike a netbook, which is not optimized for anything in particular.
The iPad looks much like a vey large iTouch.
It features a 1GHz Apple A4 chip with between 16GB and 64GB of solid-state memory.
Being an Apple product, it is fully integrated with all Apple software and apps. It can play back HD video and games.
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