Articles Tagged "history"
It’s amazing how quickly the years flow by and that it’s been nearly 25 of them since the introduction of Apple’s Newton. Actually, it has been a full quarter century since John Scully, then CEO at Apple, was pitched the concept of a smaller, handheld device by Michael Tchao and decided to make it a reality. This week marks the 23rd anniversary of the MessagePad’s release on August 3rd, 1993, at MacWorld Expo in Boston, which Scully had initially previewed to press at CES in Chicago, back on May 29th of 1992. Crazier still, the release of the Newton came less than a decade after that of the Macintosh. Sadly, it never really got the chance to see its full potential.
An historic release by the Computer History Museum for two reasons: not only the significant impact QuickDraw had on Mac developers and MacPaint on many a Mac user, but also because Apple has actually approved of it’s release. Steve Jobs doesn’t like to look back, but those were his salad days.
Scott Andress on the eMate and tomorrow’s rumored Apple tablet:
Mark Pilgrim traces the history of HTML’s