History of the tablet computer

Published On: Sep 07 2012 10:43:30 AM CDT   Updated On: Oct 16 2014 01:49:38 PM CDT

Apple unveiled new versions of its iPad and iPad Mini today. 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.

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