Apple's iPad tablet computer arrived at retail outlets Saturday with all the fanfare associated with the iconic technology company's major product releases. Will this 9.7-inch, multi-touch device be a "game-changer" for Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple? Tablet computers may be a small product segment right now, but the iPad is already selling briskly and it's even got some pretty robust business apps just days after its release.
For now, though, most Apple fans are simply basking in the joy of getting their hands on their first iPad. Thousands celebrated "iPad Day" across the nation Saturday as Apple began selling its new product at Apple Stores in U.S. cities. Here's a rundown of scenes from those events.