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Early tablet computers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

12/15/2014
01:11 | Author: Cole Thomas

When were tablets introduced
Early tablet computers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Apple's introduction of the iPad in January 2010 signaled a transition from these This generation of Microsoft Tablet PCs were designed to run Windows XP.

In 2010, Nokia and In combined the Maemo and Moblin projects to form MeeGo. MeeGo is an operating system developed by In and Nokia to support Netbooks, Smartphones and tablet PCs. WeTab OS adds runtimes for Android and Adobe AIR and provides a proprietary user interface optimized for the WeTab device. The WeTab uses an extended version of the MeeGo operating system called WeTab OS. The first MeeGo powered tablet PC is the Neofonie WeTab.

HP TouchPad, the first addition to HP's tablet family, was shipped out with version 3.0.2.

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History of the tablet - Business Insider

10/14/2014
01:38 | Author: Caitlin White

When were tablets introduced
History of the tablet - Business Insider

The History Of The Tablet, An Idea Steve Jobs Stole And Turned Here's Microsoft's first attempt at a tablet, a prototype that Bill Gates introduced in 2000. By the mid-2000s, there were lots of tablets to choose from, like the.

By 2002, Microsoft was serious enough about the Tablet PC to have a version of its XP operating system designed for it and to sign up PC makers to build some models.

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Pretty revolutionary for 1987. GridPad.

Tablets have killed the netbook market and are fast transforming the traditional PC.

Tablets actually began decades before the iPad was launched in 2010. Apple's iPad gets most of the credit for that, but the tablet computer was not Steve Jobs' idea.

It didn't.

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A Short History of the Tablet Computer - OSNews

8/13/2014
03:07 | Author: Christina Harris

When were tablets introduced
A Short History of the Tablet Computer - OSNews

In an article about the supposed upcoming Apple tablet, Paul Both Microsoft and Apple were late to the game when it comes to tablet computing, and so far Introduction; The tablet computing concept; The tablet computing.

If you want to dive into the history of the tablet computing paradigm, you must first separate the concept from the product. It's not uncommon in the world of computing (or any field, for that matter) for concepts to be much older than the first actual product, but in the case of the tablet it's all rather obvious.

By the way, look at this gem from Kay's DynaBook article about storing books on the DynaBook bought from vending machines: "The ability to make copies easily and to "own" one's information will probably not debilitate existing markets, just as easy xerography has enhanced publishing (rather than hurting it as some predicted), and as tapes have not damaged the LP record business but have provided a way to organise one's own music." See More.

The ideas underlying the software of the DynaBook are based on then-new insights from psychology on how children learn and develop, from articles written by people like Omar K.

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History Of Tablet PCs (PHOTOS) A Pictorial Timeline Of Tablets

6/12/2014
05:04 | Author: Evan Martin

When were tablets introduced
History Of Tablet PCs (PHOTOS) A Pictorial Timeline Of Tablets

Love 'em or hate 'em, tablet PCs are hot right now. But this latest They were extremely expensive to make and extremely heavy. Over the years, as tablets. iPad Mini In Trouble With Introduction Of New iPhone. Undo.

When it collapsed, the GRiDPAD disappeared," Technologizer explains. The GridPad was one of the very first portable tablet PCs (it weighed 5 lbs, a feat for the time). What happened to it? "By tablet standards, the GRiDPAD—-which was designed for businessy applications such as data collection in the field—-was well reviewed and seems to have sold reasonably well. The touchscreen device, priced at $2,370, reportedly inspired Jeff Hawkins to create the Palm Pilot. But AST (which bought GRiD Systems from Tandy, which had acquired it in 1988) ran into trouble in the mid-1990s.

Tablet PC Magazine - your source for Tablet PC reviews and specs.

Yes, we've come a long way.

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How Tablets Have Redefined the Rules of Personal Computing

4/11/2014
07:05 | Author: Kate Thompson

When were tablets introduced
How Tablets Have Redefined the Rules of Personal Computing

At the time, desktops were all the rage; laptops had started to enter the the stage at Comdex and introduced version two of his tablet vision.

However, the technology was not available in those days to deliver a sleek tablet that had a color screen and that could accuray convert writing to text — two major parts of this product’s design. Gates and team loved the idea of pen computing because it gave them a key device that could be used to help fulfill a part of that vision. By 1992, the tablet computer had only minor success and Go Corporation, the company that led this charge, was almost out of business. It was also very expensive.

Tablet computing is 23 years old this year and is now hitting its stride to become a mass market product.

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