LG Electronics demonstrated iPad 11 years ago at CeBIT

Apparently iPad was first introduced by South Korean hardware manufacturer LG Electronics at the CeBIT computer fair in Hanover, Germany 9 years ago. I am surprised reading this article. LG Electronics demonstrated for the first time a Linux-based Web pad called The Digital iPAD.The iPad is powered by a 206Mhz Intel SA-1110 system-on-chip processor and an in-built 64 SDRAM module. It offers some expandability with a slot for Flash memory cards and PCMCIA cards. Read more here.

Also the name iPhone and iOS was licensed from cisco.

Sources:
1. Apple stole the iPad trademark from LG http://goo.gl/df8Mg
2. Apple stole the name iOS from Cisco https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cisco_IOS
3. Apple stole the name iPhone from Cisco http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linksys_iPhone

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iPad prototype from early 2000s revealed in Jonathan Ive deposition

After the iPad launched, Steve Jobs eventually revealed that Apple actually started development on what would become the iPad prior to its work on the iPhone — but we’re now getting some details on just how long it was in development. Network World recently got its hands on portions of a deposition Apple designer Jonathan Ive gave at Samsung’s request this past December, and he revealed that Apple was working on tablet prototypes “sometime between 2002 and 2004.” What’s more, the documents contained some grainy but revealing photos of a tablet computer prototype known as the “035 mockup or prototype” which Jonathan Ive dates to that same early-2000′s period. [Read more...]

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