Apple has just shown us the new top of the range iPad, called the iPad Air. It’s thinner than all previous version.
The 9.7in (24.6cm) computer is 7.5mm (0.3in) thick and weighs 1lb (0.45kg), which Apple claims is the lightest full-sized tablet on the market.
It features the same A7 chip which can be found in the new iPhone 5S. This announcements has come at an interesting time, as recent polls have shown that Android is about to over take iSO as the best selling tablet platform. Along side this announcement Apple also announced a new version of its popular iPad Mini. Its 7.9in (20cm) screen has been upgraded to feature 2048 by 1536 pixels, and is being branded as “retina” to highlight the increased resolution.
Another big surprise was Apple had announced that its new operating system Maverick will be offered free of charge to its customers. New apps and new laptops where also unveiled , although Apple did not show off the new Apple TV set box many was hoping to see.