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Apple launches iPad tablet touchscreen computer


BBC Technology reporter Jonathan Fildes describes the competitors to Apple's new iPad - a wireless device with no keyboard.

Steve Jobs, Apple's chief executive unveiled the touchscreen device at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco.

Mr Jobs described the tablet as a "third category" between smartphones and laptops.

The device, which looks like a large iPhone, can be used to watch films, play games and browse the web.


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