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Itablet or islate,,, whatever it is ,, the announcement is today,,

The Latest News and Rumors

 1/26/2010: The WSJ reports from last-minute negotiations with the publishing industry that Apple’s pushing prices of $12.99 and $14.99 for hardcover bestsellers for the tablet.

1/26/2010: Talking to game devs, Kotaku found out that one tablet game from EA “allows gamers to move a map with one hand and do the ‘mouse work’ with the other, using a combination of multitouch and ‘gestures.’ “

 1/26/2010: McGraw-Hill’s CEO just confirmed on CNBC that Apple’s announcing the tablet tomorrow and that it’ll run an iPhone-style OS, and gosh darn it, it’s “terrific.”

 1/26/2010: The New York Times reports a few worthy bits: The tablet will have 3G, and iPhone apps will be compatible with the tablet. Presuming that’s true, the questions now turn to the carrier(s) and how those iPhone apps will work on the tablet.

1/25/2010: 9to5Mac claims to have talked to some publishers who have the scoop on the tablet, and they say the cost will be “[nowhere] near $1000, as has been reported elsewhere.”

 1/25/2010: The LA Times reports that the NY Times has been cooped up in Cupertino for the last few weeks developing a version of its paper for the tablet. The article also has a quote from a Conde Nast press release in which the publishing giant just comes out and says it: they will develop “more content for the iPhone and the anticipated tablet from Apple.”

1/25/2010: Tech Crunch heard through the grape vine that Steve Jobs said of the tablet, “This will be the most important thing I’ve ever done.”

1/22/2010: Fox News’ Clayton Morris has heard Apple’s “in talks” with both Verizon and AT&T to provide data for the tablet.

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