Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 2nd Feb 2010 23:25 UTC, submitted by Chicken Blood
Apple The beauty of the internet is such that every opinion has become worthless; this goes doubly so for those with publish buttons on (relatively, we're humble) major websites. For every opinion, there's a matching counter-opinion, and that's great. Yesterday, we linked to an article by Mark Pilgrim about tinkerers and the iPad, and of course, someone was bound to disagree with that one.
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RE[6]: Now that's Sniveling!
by Carewolf on Wed 3rd Feb 2010 15:47 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Now that's Sniveling! "
Carewolf
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2005-09-08

"Uhm, special touch/tablet interfaces have been designed ages ago, and even brought to market.

http://www.guidebookgallery.org/books/thepowerofpenpoint/chapter2

Quite right. There have been many attempts at a proper tablet. Even your beloved Be was working on the WebPAD: http://tinyurl.com/ykbyuxz

But they were all well before their time and none of their associated companies had the weight to push a new platform. Apple does.
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:D Yeah..

Let me introduce you to a thing called "Apple Newton". The original Apple tablet.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple_Newton

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