But is it just for consumers? Or is it a useful business device enriched by a great range of apps? Opinion remains divided.

UK fans will have to wait until later this month to get their hands on the device. The iPad’s UK pricing is also being kept under wraps.

We take a look back at some of the big news around the iPad since its announcement in January.

Apple iPad to sell 10 million, says analyst

UK Apple fans wait extra month for iPad launch

Apple iPad: Is it a business tool?

Apple talks iPad price with UK mobile networks

Apple iPhone hacker promises iPad jailbreak

Apple buys iPad trademark from Fujitsu

Amazon releases Apple iPad app details

IPad developer kit disappoints

Bill Gates responds to Apple iPad