Sunday, January 17, 2010

A History of Tablet Computing

Most smartphone fans started out life using devices referred to a "personal digital assistants", or PDAs. Over the last 10 years, the most iconic PDA was the "PalmPilot." Apple has reignited a second mobile computing renaissance first with the iPod, then iTunes, and most recently, the iPhone and the iPod touch. While we wait for Apple to unveil their next mobile computing platform, rumored to a new tablet computer, AppleInsider has published a very good historical accounting of mobile computing.
"A variety of vendors have tried to deliver tablet-like products over the past two decades, but none have been a standout success. This has the tech world watching with bated breath to see if Apple can apply its aura of desirability to the tablet segment in the same way that it has managed to do in desktops, notebooks, MP3 players and smartphones."

Read the full AppleInsider article...

[Via AppleInsider.com...]

4 comments:

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Apart from having the complete equipment, it's also important to place it in a durable desk so it won't be damaged easily.

Anonymous said...

New tablet computer? Well that’s a good idea then. I’d be happy if see one in our makati office space .

Bruce Kent said...

Compact and fully mobile office equipment like this has been a real blessing. Not only can we work from just about anywhere, it also makes office removals and relocation a lot easier.

Peter James Jr said...

The technology really moves so fast nowadays. When will be the time that we can only see in our computer tables bought from wholesale office furniture direct long island is only tablets? Do tablets now can replace the tasks that the desktop computer can do? What do you think?