Apple's special event "Come See Our Latest Creation" should be underway shortly.
Based on all the rumors, speculations and leaks, we know that Apple will release a tablet computer, which might be called iTablet, iPad, iSlate or something else. Apple might also demo the next generation iPhone OS – iPhone OS 4.0, which apparently the Apple Tablet is also based on.
Apple's special event is being held at at the Yerba Buena Centre for Arts in San Francisco.
So if you are looking for all the iPhone and Apple Tablet related news from Apple's special event then hit the jump for our coverage of the event.
Apple has been awarded a major patent relating to the Tablet platform just ahead of the device's unveiling at a special media event that is to start in less than an hour from now. This patent relates to a technology that will enable a device like Tablet to detect the presence of objects in the vicinity and carry out tasks based on the presence or absence of the same.
Jason Calacanis, the CEO of Mahalo and former CEO of Weblogs Inc. has posted on his Twitter account that he was one of the beta testers for the Apple Tablet and had been in posession of the device for the past ten days. A few hours back, when Jason's NDA with Apple expired, he tweeted to let his followers know what the Tablet was like.
Engadget has just posted two images of what looks like Apple Tablet.
"Okay, we obviously can't confirm this, but we just got two very interesting images of what certainly looks like a prototype Apple tablet, or what could be the tablet bolted down to a table. It's big — really big — and it's running what clearly looks like an iPhone app, although we've never seen an iPhone app with that interface or at that resolution before."
Barnes & Noble is believed to be working closely with Apple to bring their ebook store to the Tablet.
Folks at TechCrunch write about the possibility of seeing a new book section open up on the iTunes that will fetch titles from B&N's database of over one million books.
Folks at the iPhone Alley are informing us that they have received word from a reliable source who has told them that Verizon's regional representatives have been informed of the same. According to this source, the Verizon iPhone could be 4G in select markets.
After months of rumors and speculations, we finally have a confirmation from a trusted source that Apple will launch the Tablet at tomorrow’s media event.
McGraw-Hill's CEO Terry MrGraw in an interview with CNBC has confirmed that their textbooks will be available on the Apple Tablet and it will be based on iPhone OS.