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  • Apple Tablet Confirmed! iPhone OS Based! Will Be Announced Tomorrow!
    McGraw-Hill CEO, has confirmed that Apple will be announcing a Tablet tomorrow, which will be iPhone OS Based. There is no denying this one. Straight from the man himself. Here's video to prove it.

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IAuEYs8E3H0[/ame]

    "Yeah, Very exciting. Yes, they'll make their announcement tomorrow on this one. We have worked with Apple for quite a while. And the Tablet is going to be based on the iPhone operating system and so it will be transferable. So what you are going to be able to do now is we have a consortium of e-books. And we have 95% of all our materials that are in e-book format on that one. So now with the tablet you're going to open up the higher education market, the professional market. The tablet is going to be just really terrific."
    Source: CNBC Spotted by MacRumors
    This article was originally published in forum thread: Apple Tablet Confirmed! iPhone OS Based! Will Be Announced Tomorrow! started by nickhesson View original post
    Comments 107 Comments
    1. billmilo's Avatar
      billmilo -
      He basically just made the "big event" tomorrow useless.
    1. battlecrushr's Avatar
      battlecrushr -
      U never know if something else is also coming up.
      What time is the event
    1. StealthBravo's Avatar
      StealthBravo -
      noon our time
    1. battlecrushr's Avatar
      battlecrushr -
      Awe
      I'm at school

      well I bet when I get on mmi iltllbe on front page.
      Exciting times
    1. pingywon's Avatar
      pingywon -
      i like to smell my text books
      ....wtf
    1. jdogkirby's Avatar
      jdogkirby -
      Ok, so I am disappointed about iphone os, BUT it said based in the iphone os. It will be a powerful loaded Leopard iphone crossover!
    1. reanimationxp's Avatar
      reanimationxp -
      Quote Originally Posted by TheOrioles33 View Post
      I hope this thing doesnt turn into a Kindle! I was hoping for a side slot DVD drive and OSX. We shall see!!
      i hope to god you were being fecetious.
    1. moon#pie's Avatar
      moon#pie -
      I know iPhone OS is not ideal, but think about it. If they come out with a more advance OS in 4.0, that means better os on the iPhones too! I wanted snow leopard though......
    1. gcastro723's Avatar
      gcastro723 -
      just saw this on Channel 11 News Houston, apparently they showed some of the concepts from here
    1. 2Jaze's Avatar
      2Jaze -
      I think the iphone OS is good for this thing, and practical. Giving it OSX would make it competition for their own line of macbooks, especially the 13" models. I think they released this tablet so they could really dig into the iphone OS's true potential, which is limited by its screen size. I knew they'd tap into this to combat the rising e-book (c'mon, who wants to read ebooks on an iPhone?) market, only now it's gonna be able to do infinitely more, making this a very popular (and dare i say dangerously "necessary") piece of hardware.

      Imagine the possibilities when the devs (and perhaps geohot) get their hands on this thing.
    1. TooSlo's Avatar
      TooSlo -
      Welp, I can finally go forward with purchasing my netbook. I'd been hoping that this would be competition for a netbook.

      I'm still thinking that the Archos 9" tablet might be fun to play with and fulfill my need for a nice portable internet device.
    1. tudtran's Avatar
      tudtran -
      This maybe the worst move from Apple.
    1. LSZ33's Avatar
      LSZ33 -
      finally some concrete evidence of this tablet. will be interesting to see how much it costs and whether people will jump on the bandwagon. only time will tell
    1. xgus69's Avatar
      xgus69 -
      lets buy some apple stocks.. and sell them next month.. we;ll get rich
    1. Raptors's Avatar
      Raptors -
      Quote Originally Posted by xgus69 View Post
      lets buy some apple stocks.. and sell them next month.. we;ll get rich
      lmao thats funny. a Apple stock is about 205 right now, meaning u already have to be rich to even have the money to invest lol
    1. StealthBravo's Avatar
      StealthBravo -
      naw about 20k would get you a decent return
    1. desimus101's Avatar
      desimus101 -
      Its going to be awesome but i agree the OS they chose is well crap for something like this they need snow leopard as the OS.
    1. piston597's Avatar
      piston597 -
      Or a completley new OS all together, maybe that is possible no?
    1. Happy Noodle Boy's Avatar
      Happy Noodle Boy -
      So it's going to be a 10" iPhone with data access through Verizon for $800.

      If I'm wrong I'm going to gladly eat a ham sandwich which I will prepare while watching/reading about the event.

      Either way, I win.
    1. Jonny202003's Avatar
      Jonny202003 -
      I just had the most hysterical visual image of trying mount the tablet in my car and while using the navigon gps software LOL GIANT GPS FTW!!

      ( I know it most likely won't have gps built-in, but we all know it'll be hacked eventually for use with Bluetooth gps devices)