John Wainwright was Amazon’s very first customer. He bought Douglas Hofstadter’s “Fluid Concepts And Creative Analogies: Computer Models Of The Fundamental Mechanisms Of Thought” for $27.95. John has retained the book along with the packing slip (from April 1995) and hopes Jeff Bezos would buy it one day for loads of money!
Though the development of the iPad was underway before the iPhone, the mobile phone was launched before the tablet. In fact, Steve Jobs intentionally shelved the iPad project in favour of the iPhone. [more...]