Saturday, December 10, 2011
Tablets have been in the sights of futurists for awhile
In 1994, publisher Knight-Ridder produced a video showing a tablet device with many of the elements embodied in the iPad (and, well, the World Wide Web). Some of the functionality -- like flagging items of interest -- appear in app such as Flipboard or Zite. However, Knight Ridder did nothing to make this vision a reality.
On the other hand, Apple had a clear idea a long time ago...