Apple may try to bite into tablet market

Speculation is intensifying that Apple Inc. will soon unveil a tablet-style gadget for consuming movies and other media. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple plans to show off the device later this month.

The Journal said Apple fans may be able to get their hands on one in March. The newspaper said it is to have a 10-inch to 11-inch touch screen. Analysts have predicted the gadget could cost anywhere from $500 to $1,000.