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Submission + - The iPad vs. Microsoft's "Jupiter" Devices (

harrymcc writes: A dozen years ago, Microsoft convinced major manufacturers to put Windows CE inside devices that looked like undersized touchscreen personal computers. The platform was code-named "Jupiter" and shipped as Handheld PC Pro, and it flopped--it turned out that people wanted full-strength notebooks. But in retrospect, it was a clear antecedent of what Apple is doing--much more successfully--with the iPad.
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The iPad vs. Microsoft's "Jupiter" Devices

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