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  1. BUILD IT says:

    $teve Job$ did not invent the tablet computer, Palm did. The term was made popular with the Microsoft Tablet PC concept presented by Microsoft in 2001. The ProGear WebPad was released on Tuesday October 10, 2000, that ran Linux 2.4x kernel. The first PALM tablet was released in 1996. The EO was an early commercial tablet computer created by GO/Eo and released in April 1993. Palms Pilot 1000 and Pilot 5000 were early Palm tablets produced by Palm, Inc. It was introduced in March 1996. Archos, in 2002 released the 1st Handheld MP3/MP4 Player – Jukebox Multimedia ( a complete media player) . Archos, in 2008 Launched Internet Media Tablets that run on google ANDROID (a LINUX distro), the Internet revolution for mobile devices before ipad release. The
    Nokia Supernova 7100 Cell Phone The IBM Simon Personal Communicator was the fist advanced smart cellular telephone, created by a joint venture between IBM and BellSouth Launched in 1993, long before ipone came around.

    1. Karyn Roesler says:

      The Apple Newton was released in 1993. They started the tablet project in 1987. The Palm was released in 1996.

  2. BUILD IT says:

    In 1975, Xerox engineers demonstrated a Graphical User Interface “including icons and the first use of pop-up menus”.

    Examle GUI of KDE from KDE Dektop Tean, from Ubutu linux distro KUbuntu, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:KDE_4.png

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