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Meet The Man Who Designed a Tablet Computer 15 Years Before the iPad 374 374

Doofus writes "The Washington Post has a profile of Roger Fidler, who 'invented' the tablet computer in the 1990s, while working as a visionary for newspaper firm Knight-Ridder. He is now embroiled in the Apple/Samsung legal war, as an expert witness. Fidler admits that other prior art influenced him, such as the tablets being used as computing devices in 2001: A Space Odyssey. Prior prior art."
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Meet The Man Who Designed a Tablet Computer 15 Years Before the iPad

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