Apple ditches iPad, unveils iCasket


Steve Jobs shocked the world today by abandoning Apple's long-awaited iPad tablet in favor of the iCasket, a high-tech coffin that allows the dead to send text messages, download books and install apps. "This is a game-changer for the funeral industry and the afterlife," said one analyst. "Well, unless cemeteries refuse to add WiFi."

Apple's first advertisement for the new "smart coffin" can be found at

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