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Apple iPad released; in stock at Union Computer Store

(Editor’s note: For an overview of iPad features, see “The iPad has landed” spotlight in this issue.)

On Saturday, April 3, Apple released the iPad. It features a 9.7-inch high-resolution screen, weighs 1.5 pounds, and has up to 10 hours of battery life per charge.

The iPad comes in two models — Wi-Fi, and Wi-Fi +3G (shipping late April).   Both models are available in 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB capacities.

Those familiar with the iPod touch and iPhone will feel right at home with the iPad, as it uses the same touch-based operating system. Novices will find it simple to use as well.  More info is available at www.apple.com/ipad.

Pricing for the Wi-Fi version is:

  • 16GB – $499
  • 32GB – $599
  • 64GB – $699

Pricing for the Wi-Fi + 3G version (shipping late April) is:

  • 16GB – $629
  • 32GB – $729
  • 64GB – $829

The K-State Student Union Computer Store has three iPads out on display (feel free to stop by and test-drive one), and has stock of the 16GB and 32GB Wi-Fi models.  Visit us at www.k-state.edu/computerstore or give us a call at 785-532-7319.