Revamped products showcased, no sign of tablet

Steve Jobs makes a comeback at Apple launch

Apple CEO Steve Jobs made his first public appearance in months at an event yesterday, where he announced updated versions of a number of products.

It had been speculated that the company would use the day to launch a new tablet, however, the main event proved to be Jobs’s re-emergence following a period of medical leave, which included a liver transplant five months ago.

"I now have the liver of a mid-20s person who died in a car crash and was generous enough to donate their organs,” he said, before appealing to the audience to register as organ donors.

"I’m back at Apple, loving every day of it,” Jobs said, to a round of applause from the audience.

Rather than introducing completely new products, Jobs used the "It’s only rock and roll, but we like it" event to showcase iTunes 9, and a new iPod Nano.

The updated version of iTunes allows users to view the sleeve notes of purchased albums, including lyrics and cover art.

The new Nano comes in a range of colours, and has an inbuilt video camera, FM tuner and voice recorder.

Apple also lowered the prices of other iPods and introduced new 32GB and 64GB iPod Touch models.

You can read more about the Apple event here.

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