History of the tablet computer

Published On: Sep 07 2012 10:43:30 AM CDT   Updated On: Jan 27 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

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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Originally released in November 2012, the iPad Mini was replaced by the iPad Mini 2 in November 2013. The mini, which is now in its fourth generation, features a 7.9-inch screen, which is one-third smaller overall than than its 10-inch cousin, and weighs less than a pound.

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