03/28/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

iPad Apple Tablet Release Expected: LATEST UPDATES On Apple Event (PICTURES)

The 'iPad' Apple Tablet is expected to be announced January 27 at an Apple event in San Francisco.

Apple hasn't confirmed what new product it will be announcing, but rumors are swirling that the 'iPad' tablet will be the 'latest creation' Apple is showing off.

We'll be live-blogging the iPad Apple tablet unveiling starting at 10AM PT, and following the news in real-time on our curated Twitter page.

Until then, check out some of the top rumors that have been swirling around the highly-hyped 'iPad' tablet PC.

  • McGraw-Hill CEO confirms the Apple Tablet, calling it 'really terrific' and noting that it is based on an iPhone operating system.

  • Has the 'iPad' Apple Tablet ad been leaked? Watch the "advertisement" for yourself and decide.

  • Although the name of the Apple Tablet PC hasn't been determined, evidence uncovered by MacRumors suggests the Apple Tablet will be called the 'iPad'

  • Steve Jobs reportedly said that the Apple Tablet "will be the most important thing I've ever done."

  • The Wall Street Journal reports on the possible uses of the Apple Tablet. According to "people familiar with the situation," "the company envisions that the tablet can be shared by multiple family members to read news and check email in homes," the WSJ writes

We'll be posting pictures of the Apple Tablet once (if?) it's been released. In the mean time, these renderings of what the Apple Tablet might look like will have to do! (see pictures below)

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