History of the tablet computer

Posted: 11:43 AM EDT Sep 07, 2012   Updated: 2:49 PM EDT 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.

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

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