The Wall Street Journal has new information regarding the Apple tablet that is expected to be introduced next week at the company’s scheduled media event. The article covers many of the things we’ve been hearing all along. Things like, the screen is expected to be 10 to 11 inches and priced somewhere in the ballpark […]
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WSJ Gives Last Minute Tidbits Regarding Apple Tablet

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The Wall Street Journal has new information regarding the Apple tablet that is expected to be introduced next week at the company’s scheduled media event. The article covers many of the things we’ve been hearing all along. Things like, the screen is expected to be 10 to 11 inches and priced somewhere in the ballpark of $1000. All of this is cited from several people who are “in the know.”

The WSJ does divulge some new information however. Firstly they suggest Apple will be targeting this at homes and classrooms. Apple supposedly envisions this device being shared amongst family members for activities like reading news, and email. Apple is also looking into electronic textbooks for classrooms. All of this will be handled by a virtual keyboard.

Apple is also reportedly working with book, magazine, newspaper, and television, and other media producers to bring all of this to one central device, the tablet. The report also claims Apple has worked with EA to show off the device’s gaming chops.

In short, it looks like this device is going to be a household appliance used by multiple people to consume media. The device may even have a built-in camera to identify the user. One interesting caveat is that the author doesn’t know how much of this will make it to the final product. That means he can spray all sorts of nonsense into the rumor mill, and when it doesn’t come to fruition he can point to this clause and not look like a liar.

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