Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 9th Dec 2011 23:41 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless The CrunchPad (and its eventual consumer incarnation the JooJoo) is often presented as proof of obviousness in the iPad's design. For the first time, we have an interesting insider view on this matter - Nik Cubrilovic was involved with Micheal Arrington's CrunchPad project from the very beginning, and has written a lengthy blog post about how the CrunchPad really is proof the iPad's design was obvious.
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Comment by redshift
by redshift on Sat 10th Dec 2011 01:50 UTC
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Long before Apple's iPhone and iPad saw the light of day, I saw plenty of people describing what the though apple should make on fan sites. There were some that suggested very similar things to what Apple made.

That said... putting it all together in the right way at the right time is really what made made the difference. An original idea is not enough on its own with out the right timing and execution.

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