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History of the tablet computer

Published On: Sep 07 2012 10:43:30 AM CDT   Updated On: Nov 12 2013 11:25:10 AM CST

In something of a surprise move, Apple began selling its new iPad Mini on Tuesday. The tablet is available from Apple's online store, from wireless partners AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon, and select third-party retailers such as Best Buy. Look back at the surprisingly long history of the tablet computer.

Nexus 7 Tablet
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Nexus 7. Released July 2012. Designed and developed by Google in conjunction with Asus, it is the first tablet in the Google Nexus series. In early September, there were reports that Google would release a 3G version of Nexus 7 within six weeks.

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