The long awaited announcment from Apple happened this afternoon, introducing a the new iPad Air.  It's lighter, weighing in at 1 pound, the battery will last 10 hours, comes in 3 funky new colors and is priced at $499.  A new iPad Mini is also awaiting your purchase for the holidays, priced at $399.  The more you work, the more your kids want the toys and Apple wants your money!  Here's the latest version ready for order Nov. 1: 

The next generation iPad: what to expect