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 world's first hard drive was 68 inches high, 60 inches long and 29 inches deep. It was developed by IBM, could store 5 MB of data and was only available on a lease basis with the 305 RAMAC computer. [more...]