Andy’s in-depth look at the announcement and what it means for you. Breaking down
Apple’s newest toy. Basic iPad models will cost $499, $599 and $699, depending on storage size, when it comes out worldwide in March. There’s also a version with 3G data plans from AT&T Inc. in the U.S.: $14.99 per month for 250 megabytes, or $29.99 for unlimited usage. Neither will require a contract. Those models will cost $629, $729 and $829 and will be out in April. A 9.7-inch touchscreen. Both a built-in, virtual keyboard and an optional $69 USB plug-in keyboard. Weighs 1.5 pounds, with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity built in. New iBook store in addition to iTunes store and App store. Apps sell for $9.99. Redesigned system apps.