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The humongous early iPad prototype 035 now leaks in color, it's where the iOS touch work started

0. phoneArena posted on 19 Jul 2012, 02:27

Color versions of those black&white pics of prototype 035 that we saw yesterday were unearthed from the Samsung-Apple lawsuit court filings, and Johny Ive's depositions confirm this is the real deal. What the existence of this unit also confirms is that SJ's original idea was to make a portable computer that is always-on and connected to the Internet, which people can carry around with them at all times...

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posted on 19 Jul 2012, 02:37 4

1. cheeseycheeser (Posts: 413; Member since: 24 Mar 2011)

Obviously wasn't final, but had been released a few years before the iPad did get released, it would have been a pretty decent device.

posted on 19 Jul 2012, 03:12 3

2. tiara6918 (Posts: 2111; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)

Looks like the prototype iPad got it's inspiration from some of the macbook models. I wonder if samsung could also release images like these(how the galaxy,omnia,wave,etc. were developed)

posted on 19 Jul 2012, 04:23 2

3. dickwyn (Posts: 621; Member since: 07 May 2012)

Looks like a display of a MacBook

posted on 19 Jul 2012, 08:02

5. deathyyy (Posts: 101; Member since: 20 Dec 2011)

"..but circa 2002-2004 was just imagined as a chopped-off iBook screen with an on-screen keyboard."

posted on 19 Jul 2012, 06:51

4. mercorp (Posts: 1043; Member since: 28 Jan 2012)

Igodfather of the I pad!

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