We’re closing in on the end of the week now, but the tech news is still flooding on through. Grab all the latest here and see what you’ve missed in the lunchtime lowdown!

There’s no ignoring the iPad this morning: Apple’s tablet has finally been unleashed upon the UK, and we were on hand to witness the festival atmosphere as gadget fans – and the world’s tallest couple – queued for it.

Elsewhere in iPad news, Amazon served up its Kindle app for the UK, and we took a look at one of the quirkier iPad accessories out there: a velcro back strap for the slate.

Finally, over in mobile meanwhile, Google Buzz rolled out for new smartphone platforms, including BlackBerry, Symbian S60 and older Android phones. And speaking of Android, we checked out the latest phones running Google’s OS, including the HTC Desire and the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 – see what you can do with it in under a minute.

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