Welcome to the big Apple

In the unlikely event you missed the media frenzy surrounding last night's launch of the hallowed iPad (all credit to you if you did), here are the basics: it's going to be big - bigger than the iPhone that is, and a little smaller than a standard laptop - with a 9.7-inch colour screen, up to 10 hours of battery life, WiFi, optional 3G and a virtual bookstore (called iBooks, natch). Read all about it (and the other tablet PCs blazing a digital trail in 2010) in our new eight-page technology section in the April issue of Esquire (on sale 4 March).

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