Apple raises the curtain on the new iPad (photos) Summary: At a special event, Apple CEO Tim Cook takes the wraps off what is expected to be the latest tech rage - the new iPad. By CNET | March 7, 2012 -- 11:40 GMT (03:40 PST) Previous | Next Image 4 of 20 The new iPad will be available on March 16. Topics: CXO, Apple, iPad, Mobility Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.