History of the tablet computer

Posted: 11:43 AM EDT Sep 07, 2012   Updated: 2:00 AM EST Jan 27, 2016

With Wednesday marking the sixth anniversary of the unveiling of the original iPad, take a look back at the surprisingly long history of the tablet computer.

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With Wednesday marking the sixth anniversary of the unveiling of the original iPad, take a look back at the surprisingly long history of the tablet computer.

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