WebDevelopersNotes logo

home-icon Home / Quick Facts / Apple’s first tablet – Newton not the iPad

Apple’s first tablet – Newton not the iPad

The iPad wasn’t the first tablet from Apple. The company had produced Newton MessagePad way back in 1993. The MessagePad had a stylus, something that Steve Jobs specifically didn’t want on the iPad.

The iPad wasn’t the first tablet from Apple. The company had produced Newton MessagePad way back in 1993. The MessagePad had a stylus, something that Steve Jobs specifically didn’t want on the iPad.

Your comments
Star icon IMPORTANT Have a question / problem? Click here to ask an expert.

Sponsored Links

Tips

How do I view a deleted web page?
Is there a way to view a deleted web page - one that is no longer available? Yes there is and the solution is quite simple. [more...]

Fact

The popular Sudoku involves no mathematics at all. Instead of numbers, shapes, alphabet, colors, symbols etc. can be used. That's the beauty and simplicity of the puzzle! By the way, only 5,472,730,538 Sudoku are solvable. That's a big enough number in itself! Contrary to popular belief stemming probably from it's Japanese sounding name, Sudoku did not originate in Japan! It was created by an American Architect, Howard Garns, who called it Number Place - the Japanese still call it that. On a related note, the credit for popularising Sudoku goes to Wayne Gould, a Hong Kong judge. He spent several years in developing a computer program that would automatically generate these puzzles. Gould also convinced The Times in Britain to publish them. From there, Sudoku quickly reached US shores and spread around the world. [more...]

We use cookies to give you the best possible website experience. By using WebDevelopersNotes.com, you agree to our Privacy Policy