Media event set for September 9, launch likely ~10 days later.
Apple Airs First iPad Commercial During Oscars, Steve Jobs at Event [Ad Video Posted]
The commercial was just on, depicted a person using the iPad on their lap, going through the various features (iBooks, Pages, Videos, etc. nothing new) with an upbeat song.The ad ends with "April 3."
Video Posted on Apple.com
The Apple iPad will launch on April 3rd with pre-orders starting on March 12th.
Meanwhile, Steve Jobs is said to be spotted at the Oscars tonight as well. Confirmed by another attendant:
Photo by Jon Chu
Update: High quality version of ad available now at Apple.com.