The idea of a tablet computer is not new.Science fiction movies in the 1960s has featured various types of tablet computers. Newton MessagePad 100 was the first tablet computer from Apple Inc.Many companies tried to set the tablet computer before the iPad was invented but these resulted in failure. Why did the iPad then succeed when others had failed previously?
The key person behind the invention of the iPad was Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple Inc. He was a person who believed that a product must be of the highest quality and with simplicity in usage. The iPad succeeded because it proved to be very user friendly. You can use your fingers to click, to scroll, and to make web pages bigger or smaller. useful for the general consumers. With the support of many popular apps such as games, communication tools and media file players, the iPac became rhe big hit it is today.
Food for Thought :
You may have a great idea but the right technology and timing is needed to make it a success.
Short Stories on Discoveries, Inventions, Innovation & Creativity
AAET and UTAR, 2015