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Ten years after its launch, Apple’s iPad still has some way to go | John Naughton

Though Steve Jobs’s sleek tablet was a worldwide hit, it can still be naggingly awkward to use
‘A truly magical and revolutionary product’: Steve Jobs at the launch of the iPad in San Francisco, 2010. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Last Monday, the Apple iPad turned 10. On 27 January 2010, Steve Jobs walked on to the stage of a San Francisco auditorium carrying with him the answer to years of fevered speculation. “Everyone at the event that day knew why they were there,” , “and what would be announced”. Jobs acknowledged as much up front, saying that he had a “truly magical and revolutionary product” to unveil. “Last time there was this much excitement about a tablet,” observed the normally sober , “it had some commandments

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