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The wheels are starting to churn on the production of Apple's tablet, allowing for a possible release in March or April of next year. Of course, this will be barring any production obstacles, according to Fortune.
Oppenheimer's Yair Reiner wrote in a note to clients, "The manufacturing cogs for the tablet are creaking into action." According to Reiner's sources in the supply chain, Apple is ramping up to build as many as one million tablets per month.
Some of the other information Reiner picked up on, was that Apple has appeared to settle on a 10.1-inch multi-touch display using the iPhone's LTPS LCD technology. In addition to that, Apple has been approaching U.S. book publishers with an App Store-like proposal for distributing their content, 30% profit for Apple and no exclusivity requirements. Publishers have become increasingly disgruntled with Amazon's terms with the Kindle, which is currently a 50/50 split in profits and could rise.
Apple would also try to make the tablet more attractive for college students by integrating the scribbling marginalia function.