\ˈa͡ɪpad], \ˈaɪpad], \ˈaɪ_p_a_d]\
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A tablet computer announced by Apple Computer,Inc. on 2010-01-27 to be released in March 2010. The iPadruns iPhone OS 3.2, providing multi-touch interaction andmultimedia processing. Like Apple's iPhone and iPod,it uses a virtual keyboard for text input and runs mostiPhone apps. It adds the iBooks application for readingtext in ePub format.It has a 1GHz Apple A4 SoC processor, up to 64GB of flashmemory, a 250mm LED-backlit colour LCD display (resolution1024x768 pixels) and a 25 Wh lithium-polymer battery.Internet access will be Wi-Fi in early models with HSDPA3G available soon after using a micro-SIM. It weighs730g. Features it lacks include a camera, the ability tomultitask and an open developement environment.The iPad is the culmination of a series of attempts by Appleto produce a tablet device, starting with the NewtonMessagePad 100 in 1993 and including collaboration withAcorn Computers in developing the ARM6 processor.Apple iPad (http://www.apple.com/ipad).
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