The following is from the Mac Rumors website, being a unasshamed Apple fan thought it was republishing. :-)
Tech Crunch reports that Steve Jobs has been heard saying that the upcoming Apple tablet "will be the most important thing I've ever done." They report is said to come from multiple independent sources:
We havent heard this first hand, but weve heard it multiple times second and third hand from completely independent sources. Senior Apple execs and friends of Jobs are telling people that hes about as excited about the upcoming Apple Tablet as hes ever been.
Jobs had been previous quoted as being "extremely happy" with the upcoming tablet.
Apple is holding a media event on January 27th. We'll provide ongoing updates as well as a Spoiler Free page if you would rather wait to watch a video of the event yourself after it is posted