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Apple rolls out its new iPad, with no fancy name attached
Apple rolls out its new iPad, with no fancy name attached

Apple unveiled its new iPad, but it's not called iPad 3 or iPad HD as widely speculated for weeks. Rather it stuck with simply calling it the iPad, a move that speaks to the company's ambitions to have its blockbuster tablet supplant the ubiquitous personal computer. In unveiling the upgraded iPad on Wednesday, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook repeated the theme that the difference between PCs and tablets would soon vanish, and that the iPad was the "poster child for the post-PC world." Some analysts agreed. "The iPad is encroaching more and more on the kinds of tasks that we've historically associated with PCs," said Ross Rubin, an analyst at the NPD...

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