Linked by Adam S on Mon 1st Feb 2010 18:19 UTC
Podcasts Back in August of 2009, the OSnews team spent 3 full hours discussing Apple. In the course of discussion, we spent some time talking about the then-mythical "Apple Tablet." So, 5 months later, how did we do? Were we accurate in our predictions? How did you envision the Tablet, long before the nonsensically named "iPad" became a reality? This clip, which I've called "Episode 20.x" and inserted into cannon retroactively, is pulled, unaltered, from the original podcast.
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RE[5]: Nailed it
by Praxis on Mon 1st Feb 2010 23:24 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Nailed it"
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"The iPad ended up being not so different from what we saw a CES just a couple weeks before,.

Hardly. Those devices at CES still ran what was basically the Windows desktop OS (i.e. something not specifically designed for multi-touch input). That's a huge difference.

There were also android tablets present, those are very similar to the iPad in form and capabilities, since they run on Snapdragon or Tegra 2 processors, have access to an app store, multitouch capable, and multitasking capable.
Here is a chart breaking down features of several tablets compared with the iPad

And we will probably see even more tablets coming out this year in about the same range. The iPad is not alone

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