Feeds

Apple iTablet snaps emerge

The real thing?

Top 5 reasons to deploy VMware with Tegile

As Apple fanboys eagerly await the firm’s 7 September announcement, images of the much-rumoured iTablet have appeared online.

First things first – we’ve no proof that these images are authentic, but as the French website that has them, Nowhereelse, points out, the pictured gadget does look very credible.

itablet_photo_02

Could this be Apple's iTablet?
Source: Nowhereelse.fr

For example, the screen looks to measure around 10in – the display size many believe Apple has chosen for the iTablet.

The device is pictured running the welcome screen that appears after a Mac OS X Leopard installation.

Study the iTablet closely, though, and you’ll notice several white specks – possibly dust – trapped between the machine’s glass display and bodywork. The lower part of the casing doesn't appear to match up preciesly with the upper half.

itablet_photo_01

Top and bottom half of the case don't match?
Source: Nowhereelse.fr

If the pictured machine is a genuine Apple iTablet then it’s almost certainly a pre-production model. Dust would also build up in these areas if the tablet had been carried around in a backpack for several weeks.

Register Hardware’s also suspicious as to why the photographer hasn’t snapped the iTablet’s sides or rear – are they trying to hide something?

Finally, here's a YouTube vid allegedly showing the iTablet's iPhone-like operating system in action:

Can't see the video? Download Flash Player from Adobe.com

Again, it's not hard to fake this kind of thing, but if it is a fake, it's a good one, since the user isn't simply moving static apps around the screen but interacting with them too. ®

Choosing a cloud hosting partner with confidence

More from The Register

next story
Heyyy! NICE e-bracelet you've got there ... SHAME if someone were to SUBPOENA it
Court pops open cans of worms and whup-ass in Fitbit case
SLURP! Flick your TONGUE around our LOLLIPOP – Google
Android 5 is coming – IF you're lucky enough to have the right gadget
Official: European members prefer to fondle Apple iPads
Only 7 of 50 parliamentarians plump for Samsung Galaxy S
Fujitsu CTO: We'll be 3D-printing tech execs in 15 years
Fleshy techie disses network neutrality, helmet-less motorcyclists
Space Commanders rebel as Elite:Dangerous kills offline mode
Frontier cops an epic kicking in its own forums ahead of December revival
VINYL is BACK and you can thank Sonos for that
The format that wouldn’t die is officially in remission
prev story

Whitepapers

Why and how to choose the right cloud vendor
The benefits of cloud-based storage in your processes. Eliminate onsite, disk-based backup and archiving in favor of cloud-based data protection.
A strategic approach to identity relationship management
ForgeRock commissioned Forrester to evaluate companies’ IAM practices and requirements when it comes to customer-facing scenarios versus employee-facing ones.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?
Reducing the cost and complexity of web vulnerability management
How using vulnerability assessments to identify exploitable weaknesses and take corrective action can reduce the risk of hackers finding your site and attacking it.
Saudi Petroleum chooses Tegile storage solution
A storage solution that addresses company growth and performance for business-critical applications of caseware archive and search along with other key operational systems.