History of the tablet computer

POSTED: 9:43 AM Sep 07 2012   UPDATED: 12:49 PM Oct 16 2014

Apple unveiled new versions of its iPad and iPad Mini today. Look back at the surprisingly long history of the tablet computer.

Microsoft Tablet PC
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Microsoft Tablet PC. Released in 2000. Bill Gates and Microsoft achieved industry accolades for his early vision of the tablet, but the execution was not so great and this tablet was not regarded as a success.

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