Apple's iPad coming to UK 'in late March'

<p>Apple&#39;s iPad is to be made available in the UK from &quot;late March&quot;, according to the company&#39;s own website. Pricing has not been revealed, but a note recently added to its UK iPad pages indicated that the Wi-Fi model would be &quot;shipping in late March&quot;.<br /><br />At the launch event last week Steve Jobs, Apple chief executive, said the company was just beginning to work on deals with Wi-Fi and 3G operators internationally, indicating that he didn&#39;t expect the deals to be in place until June. But its website now says March, with the 3G model to follow from April. A customer services representative confirmed the change to <em>The Bookseller</em>, but said that UK pricing had not yet been announced, and that the device could not be pre-ordered.<br /><br />It is unlikely that Apple&#39;s iBook Store will follow so swiftly. A note on Apple&#39;s US website has previously indicated that its books store will only be available for US users. It is believed that UK publishers have yet to have discussions with Apple over a UK iBooks Store. In the US, five of the country&#39;s biggest pubishers, all with UK subsidiaries have signed up to supply digital books on a so-called &#39;agency model&#39; at launch. </p>