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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Released 2007. While Amazon's first model wasn't nearly what tablets are now, it proved beyond doubt that the time was right for ebooks and e-readers to make their move.

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