Picture 12 “You will be very surprised how you interact with the new tablet.” says Apple EmployeeWhat with all the Apple Tablet news today, and confirmed reports of a event in January, the NY Times have joined in on the action and discovered a couple of “just exciting enough to mention” bits of news.

Firstly, an Apple Senior Executive has confirmed that the Tablet is coming and Steve Jobs is very happy with the product. His exact words “I can’t really say anything, but, let’s just say Steve is extremely happy with the new tablet,”

Then another Apple employee comes out with “You will be very surprised how you interact with the new tablet.” Could he/she be any more of a tease? What does that mean? It’s almost a little frightening the thought that we’ll be surprised, lets hope it’s pleasantly surprised. Now I’m beginning to think this is more than just a big iPhone…

If you missed the news of the Apple Event in January, read about it here.

Via Business Insider / Image Credit: Chris Messina