History of the tablet computer

Published: Sep 07 2012 11:43:30 AM EDT   Updated On: Oct 16 2014 02:49:38 PM EDT

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

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Take a look at the surprisingly long history of the tablet computer

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