Apple iPad unveiled: CNET News Video
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Apple CEO Steve Jobs debuts the much-anticipated Apple tablet.
[ Music ] ^M00:00:04 Well, we think we've got something -- that is. And we'd like to show it to you today for the first time. And we call it the iPad! ^M00:00:14 [ Clapping ] ^M00:00:18 So -- [ Clapping ] ^M00:00:24 -- let me show it to you now. This is what it looks like. I happen to have one right here. [ Whistling ] That's what it looks like. [ Clapping ] Very thin. [ Clapping ] Looks just like this. So, just give you a little overview: It's very thin. And you can change the background screen, the home screen to personalize it any way you want. People put their own photos on it, I'm sure. But we ship a few and you can make it anything you want. And what this device does is extraordinary! You can browse the web with it -- it is the best browsing experience you've ever had. It's phenomenal to see a whole web page right in front of you that you can manipulate with your fingers! It's unbelievably great! Way better than a laptop, way better than a smartphone. And you can turn iPad any way you want -- up, down, sideways -- it automatically adjusts however you want to use it. And, again, to see the whole web page is phenomenal! Right there, holding the Internet in your hands, it's an incredible experience! Phenomenal for mail! Want to focus in on a message? You can do that! See your in box and then just turn iPad sideways, get a different view on your mail, push to compose window, a keyboard pops up that's almost life-size. It's a dream to type on! For photos, your albums are shown in stacks of photos, your albums, your events. You can unfold them, look at all your photos, flip through them -- got some great slide shows built in. It's a wonderful way to share your photos with friends and family. Built in a calendar. You can see your month's activities or your day's activities and everything in between. Built in a great address book for your contacts. Have a great maps application which works with Google's backend; show you maps, satellite views, zoom in on things. iPad is an awesome way to enjoy your music collection. And, of course, we have the iTunes store built right into the iPad. So you can discover music; you can purchase it; movies, TV shows, podcasts, iTunes University, everything built right into the iPad! YouTube -- you can watch YouTube on it, including YouTube in high def now. They've got a lot of high def video. And, of course, it's awesome to watch TV shows and movies on. So that gives you a little overview of what the iPad can do. ^M00:03:37 [ Music ] ^M00:03:40